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WHAT IS CULTURE?

To be effective in international service, you must
  • understand how culture influences every one of us, and
• learn to be sensitive to the ways of your host culture.
     
Download the following four pages, and consider the information carefully. Reflect on this information frequently while you are on assignment.
     
 

Part l
Part ll
Part lll
Part lV

~ Defining Culture
~ Cross-Cultural Misunderstandings
~ Becoming Bi-Cultural
~ Dealing with Conflicts

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