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Globalisation & local customs

[fa icon="calendar'] 18-Sep-2009 15:04:00 / by Carolyn Taylor posted in behaviours, Communication, Globalization, Values

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As I write this blog for a global audience, I became acutely aware of a choice I have to make. Do I use US or English spelling? Center or centre? Behavior or behaviour? Organization, or organisation?
 

I work with organizations all over the world, but with an individual client I am able to adapt to their standard. Here I have to make a choice. And there is no possibility of a win/win solution. It’s one or the other. Unless I alternate, and I think that would drive everyone mad and leave us all thinking my spell check was not working. So, I went with the US version, and hope my English family will not be horrified.

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