Now that you have examined the places where civilization began, how civilization got started, and how unique patterns of culture are formed, you are ready to explain the cultural patterns of other places.
A major American corporation is about to send employees overseas for the first time. These employees will be responsible for opening a new foreign headquarters of the corporation and will have to hire new workers locally.The American corporation wants to ensure that its new division gets off to a good start. Its employees must be careful not to offend the people of the country where its new headquarters will be located.
You are a college Geography professor. You are hired by the American corporation to prepare a training session for the employees that have been chosen to start the new division of the company overseas.
The recommendations you give during the training session should focus on what employees should expect while living in a new culture and country. Include advice on cultural attributes such as language, religion, clothing, diet, local laws, and government structure. You should also compare the place with other places that might be familiar to an American employee.
Be sure to include in your briefing:
- recommendations about what employees should expect while living in a new culture and country;
- advice on such cultural attributes as language, religion, clothing, diet, local laws, and government structure;
- a comparison of the place with other places that might be familiar to an American employee;
- a description of what makes this place unique.