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Work effectively with culturally diverse clients and co-workers

Culturally-sensitive print communication

In your workplace, information is often displayed in different forms of print media, such as:

flyers, newspaper articles, posters, cards, pictures, literature, slogans

Some material may appear to be a joke or just for fun, but you need to ask yourself:

If you are unsure, it is better not to display the material in order to avoid any misunderstanding between your service, co-workers and clients.

Culturally and socially insensitive print or other visual displays may cause:


Culturally sensitive print material: Do some research in your work area to find a range of print material for cross-cultural communication. Make notes on whether each item is culturally sensitive and appropriate and any suggestions you have for improving the material.

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