Cross-Cultural Competence (3C)
A Pakistani national discusses the importance of hospitality in Pakistani culture.
A Pakistani national discusses the importance of honor in Pakistani culture.
An Afghan man talks about greeting women in Afghanistan.
An Afghan national talks about giving Afghan counterparts breaks for prayer.
In this video, a linguist discusses Egyptian cuisine.
Increasingly, USAID and DoD share the same operating space. In order to cooperate effectively in the diverse places where USAID and DoD personnel find each other, it is important to draw upon lessons from experiences in Iraq and Afghanistan and from cooperation in other countries and regions where we have worked together, including Colombia, the Philippines, the Balkans, and the Sahel.
This video demonstrates a successful cross cultural negotiation you may encounter during your military career. Once you view this video, see how the unsuccessful negotiation went wrong and what you could do to ensure mission success while negotiating across cultures.
This video describes the role and importance of culture in military operations and the need to have cross cultural competence.
This video highlights the importance of asking "why." This is a part of the Culture Matters series.
This video discusses what is seen and unseen in cultures: behaviors and norms, and values and beliefs. This is a part of the Culture Matters video series.