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Research Paper | Communication or Media Studies | India | Volume 10 Issue 12, December 2021
A Study on Gender Stereotypes: Enhancing Cross-Cultural Communication in Workplace
Dr. Smita Mayekar
Abstract: In the realm of organizational dynamics, effective communication among employees of varied cultural backgrounds transcends gender and hierarchy. This article delves into the crucial yet often overlooked aspect of communication within diverse workforces, shedding light on the potential pitfalls of neglecting gender role disparities. Recognizing the adverse consequences of such oversight, ranging from confusion to bias, on overall organizational performance, this study underscores the imperative for successful organizations to foster inclusive communication practices. Given the fluid nature of gender stereotypes across societies and cultures, this paper highlights the pivotal role of cultural adaptation for organizational well-being. Through an in-depth exploration of communication patterns between genders, the research aims to pinpoint the gender-based stereotypes that hinder workplace communication. Additionally, the article proposes practical strategies to bridge the communication gap between male and female employees, facilitating harmonious interactions and reinforcing a collaborative work environment.
Keywords: gender based stereotypes, gender differences theories
Edition: Volume 10 Issue 12, December 2021,
Pages: 1414 - 1416