Misunderstanding. Overgeneralization. Stereotyping.

Misunderstanding, overgeneralization. and stereotyping can occur, with a negative impact on any communication.

in:
Business English for Cross-cultural Communication
The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology. June 2016
https://www.coursera.org/learn/business-english-for-cross-cultural-communication

What is culture?
https://www.coursera.org/learn/business-english-for-cross-cultural-communication/supplement/8Rozt/can-we-define-culture

That’s $515 less than the average incentive in April 2010.

Prime incentive in the voting: a $1.78-per-bu. [1957]

They have every incentive in the world to take me to their $300 multi-blade razors that they sell with the nice handle and all that jazz.

acquisition
corporate
decentralize
equity    compliance
ethics
ethnocentrism
intercultural
incentive
regulatory
resolution
restructure
subsidiary
tend
venture

Business communication

Successful Business Communication: It Starts At The Beginning
Forbes. May 28, 2013
Amy Rees Anderson
http://www.forbes.com/sites/amyanderson/2013/05/28/successful-business-communication-it-starts-at-the-beginning

before:
1. Is what you want to talk about going to be painful?
2. How long is it going to take?
3. When you are done talking, what do you want from me?

takes practice and consistent attention and effort on our part, and it is a skill that we cannot afford to overlook.
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Culture: Why It’s The Hottest Topic In Business Today
Forbes. March 13, 2015
Josh Bersin
http://www.forbes.com/sites/joshbersin/2015/03/13/culture-why-its-the-hottest-topic-in-business-today

The Competing Values Framework, by Cameron and Quinn

Culture is slow to build, pervasive, and hard to change. Climate can be changed quickly.