Communication among cultures

How and in what ways do cultures communicate differently? Does it make a difference in the workplace? What are ways in which possible situations can be ameliorated?

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...nt culture is differences in values, customs and cultural practices. People living in different countries with different ethnic and cultural background are raised in different manner, possess different set of values, cultural preferences, customs, cultural sensitivity issues and view, interpret and see the world differently from each other. Therefore, these differences are reflected in the communication as well.

Further, there are "behavior constraints." Each culture has its own rules about proper behavior which affect verbal and nonverbal communication. Whether one looks the other person in the eye-or not; whether one says what one means overtly or talks around the issue; how close the people stand to each other ...