cultural insensitivity

Malay translation: ketidakpekaan budaya

07:23 Feb 25, 2005
English to Malay translations [Non-PRO]
Bus/Financial - Human Resources
English term or phrase: cultural insensitivity
One reason for implementing global training program is a need to avoid lost business due to culture insensitivity.What sort of cultural insensitivity do you think is referred to and how might that translate into lost business.
hamizah bt abdul rahim
Malay translation:ketidakpekaan budaya
Explanation:
cultural insensitivity is the state of being indifferent or unaffected by differences in norms and values (in this case, norms and values of other countries/societies)

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Note added at 1 hr 41 mins (2005-02-25 09:04:47 GMT)
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and businesses are lost due to companies\' inability to adopt approaches that would suit their target market
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syarifah syed nor azlan
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3 +2ketidakpekaan budaya
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ketidakpekaan budaya


Explanation:
cultural insensitivity is the state of being indifferent or unaffected by differences in norms and values (in this case, norms and values of other countries/societies)

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Note added at 1 hr 41 mins (2005-02-25 09:04:47 GMT)
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and businesses are lost due to companies\' inability to adopt approaches that would suit their target market

syarifah syed nor azlan
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