1 Interview someone who has worked or lived in a foreign country for more than six


a. What was the person’s experience with culture shock?

b. What did the person learn about the culture of the country he or she lived in?

c. What advice would the person give to someone who would be working on a project in

that country?


2. Try as best you can to apply the Kluckhohn-Strobeck cross-cultural framework to the

five countries discussed in this chapter: Mexico, France, Saudi Arabia, United States,

and China. Where do you think these countries lie on each of the cultural issues?