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My Scholarship entry - Understanding a Culture through Food

WORLDWIDE | Saturday, 7 April 2012 | Views [253] | Scholarship Entry

The culture evolved over the country's long history, providing it with a unique national culture and a strong literary tradition based on the Georgian language and alphabet. This has provided a strong sense of national identity that has helped to preserve Georgian distinctiveness despite repeated periods of foreign occupation.Understanding other people's languages, culture, useful phrases, the society, culture, business and social etiquettes. cultural competency in the workplace is critical to achieve a competitive advantage. Our cross-cultural programs and individual coaching will help you recognize the dynamics of working across cultures by bridging gaps in awareness, knowledge and skills. Program participants reflect on their own practices and approaches and examine how effective these are in the targeted country, in order to meet company or project objectives. take participants beyond the basic do’s and taboos to examine the assumptions and values behind behavior. Our interactive curriculum utilizes workplace research, hands-on experience and adult-education techniques. A pre-program needs assessment allows us to customize the program, based on the specific experiences, interests, concerns and needs of the participants.Returning to your own culture is a process that can sometimes be more difficult than the process of adapting to a new country. This program prepares repatriating employees and their families for “reverse culture shock,” and helps them integrate their international experience back into the organization and their new lives in their own country.Entering an intimate cross-cultural relationship is a personally enriching and challenging situation. In our own cultures, we become accustomed to doing things in certain waysand we know what our society and peers will find acceptable and unacceptable. When we engage in a cross-cultural relationship, our partner will have a different set of ways for doing things and will hold different expectations

Tags: Travel Writing Scholarship 2012

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