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Workplace Language Training Can Help Diverse Companies

July 5, 2012

There are many benefits associated with a globally robust business. Studies have long shown that diversity leads to increased creativity, productivity, agility, innovation, global understanding, market insight, and stronger customer and community loyalty.

Organizations throughout the Treasure Valley are hiring and selling to an increasingly diverse workforce and customer base. However, many managers have concerns about potential language barriers that could cause misunderstandings or expose the organization to serious risks. Concerns may include whether or not employees understand safety laws, food service requirements, medical terminology or directions in general.

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