Workplace Communication

Resources to improve communication among the members of the fruit tree team.

Agricultural producers rely on a skillful, dependable workforce to operate their farms. Often they find themselves supervising Spanish-speaking employees, and effectiveness is limited due to language barriers and also culture. To aid managers in their ability to communicate with employees, we've compiled this book of Spanish phrases that relate to farm operations.

Cultural sensitivity is a set of skills that enables us to learn about and understand people who are different from ourselves, thereby becoming better able to serve them within their own communities. It is an acquired ability to see many values and behaviors as cultural rather than universal.