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What Business Needs to Know about Commonsense in Other Culture Workplaces: SELECTED BEST SOURCES

Here are some Best Sources about Commonsense in Other Culture Workplaces. THE GAP. I’ve been reading on this subject for a couple years. Seems to me there are few if any sources that directly address this subject as related to … Continue reading

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4 Steps to Actuated Cultural Knowledge

Actuated Cultural Knowledge We’re live in 4-3-2-1 . . . “When Jesus returns, will he be a Capitalist!?” There was a pause and I looked over at Justin, wondering whether to feel pity or to laugh. The 45-year-old Muslim man looked … Continue reading

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Part 2: The Synapse of Cold-Call Immigrant-Contacting

Calling on an Immigrant: A Snapshot It’s not my ideal plan, it’s not my ideal scenario. I am standing at the door. It’s our fourth door. The first lady wasn’t too talkative. She was from Kenya, young, a baby in … Continue reading

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PART 1 – Why Immigrants Terrorize Us

Immigrants Terrorize Us I moved into an urban ethnic neighborhood. I moved there by choice, as a white American – into a London neighborhood where the population was 1st and 2nd generation Pakistani, Indian, Somali, Afghan and others – over … Continue reading

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DANCES WITH MEN

The music was right and the time to dance had come upon the men. All 14 of them and me– well-bearded men in nondescript black street jackets, turbans and dark eyes. Like the English, London house-fronts stake a claim to … Continue reading

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into The Cultural Encounter

A recent US Army Report* emphasizes getting it right in THE CULTURAL ENCOUNTER. The cultural encounter is an unfolding play that never happens quite the same way twice. This is good thought for any interaction (Hi Honey, I’m home . … Continue reading

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