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Going Against Core Principles and Values... Tough
Graham, Teacher, Thailand, Member
Adapting to a cultural situation is all well and good until an individual is faced with the need of going against their core principles and values and then the trouble starts... Do they do the right thing culturally and betray their own core values, or do they say no and stand up for what they think is the right thing?...Sign up
 

 
CQ Has to Work from Both Ends
Wulf-Dieter Krueger, Teacher, Thailand, Member
The entity as well as the employee have to have CQ. After all, the entity hires expats to assist them meeting its objectives outside its own culture.<...Sign up
 

 
Analyse Company Culture First...
Tsangue Tchiaze, Student (University), Cameroon, Member
It is good to study and be well informed of the culture you are venturing into, so as to determine if it is inline with your values and belief system ...Sign up
 

 
Going Against Core Principles
Graham, Teacher, Thailand, Member
It is good to study and be well informed of the culture you are venturing into, so that when you have been sacked, you understand the reasons why. An ...Sign up
 

 
Going Against Core Principles
James R Taylor, Manager, United States, Member
Good point concerning core principles or values. The core principles/values of an individual are what define that individual and to repudiate t...Sign up
 

 
Going Against Core Principles
Graham, Teacher, Thailand, Member
I agree. It is not a matter of who is right or wrong. Everyone is an individual even though they may demonstrate cultural traits. It is possible to co...Sign up
 

 
Adapt to Evolving Changes
Daniel Newton Obaka
Graham, you are right to note the challenges facing the evolving cultural integration. On the other, unwillingness on the part of humans to adapt to t...Sign up
 

 
Challenging Core Values
Arif ur Rehman, Professor, Pakistan, Member
Mr. Graham I fully appreciate your problem - a situation challenging one's core values and principles, in an alien culture.
The answer lies in th...Sign up
 

 
Challenging Core Values
Graham, Teacher, Thailand, Member
Arif Ur, you have hit the nail on the head!...Sign up
 

 
Consider this an Opportunity to Challenge our Core Values!
Karen Petersen
However, I think that living and working in another culture is an opportunity for each of us to examine our own core values to see how cultural...Sign up
 

 
Challenging Core Values
Wulf-Dieter Krueger, Teacher, Thailand, Member
Agreed, however, as said before, there is only a rich benefit if there is interaction at both ends. I observed that in the institution I work t...Sign up
 

 
Stand Up for what You Value and Believe In
Tamara Mislan, Student (University), United States, Member
Mr. Graham I taught in a large non profit organization where the company culture was very bias. I stood up against them to practice what they preach. ...Sign up
 

 
Stand Up for ..
Wulf-Dieter Krueger, Teacher, Thailand, Member
@Tamara Mislan: To quit is not an option, really, since at the core there are the students who need our help.
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I Quit the Organization Because they do not Practice Healthy Values
Tamara Mislan, Student (University), United States, Member
@Wulf-Dieter Krueger: There is no hope for the organizations bias opinions. After working there for over ten years ...Sign up
 

 
Stand Up for what You Believe In
Sandra Osbon, Entrepreneur, United States, Premium Member
As a non-profit organization, perhaps accommodating people with disabilities was beyond the organization's goal direction. The function of an acting m...Sign up
 

 
Stand Up for what You Believe In
Wulf-Dieter Krueger, Teacher, Thailand, Member
If you work in institutions, where 'natives' work, having a government official life-time job, because it is a secure job for a secure salary, you wil...Sign up
 

 
 


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