Cultural Awareness

Cultural awareness is :

- understanding that cultures condition the way people see the world and behave and that different cultures do so in different ways (different values, beliefs, perceptions).

- being knowledgable of, understanding and expereincing one's own culture as well as others' culture that inform one's ability to navigate new experiences.

- being conscious and disregarding potential biases that may be formed based on prior experiences.

- it is considered to be an important business skill, it has been shown to enhance e.g. communication in the workplace.