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.
If you have plans to head to another country, and you're interested in learning a little more about the perspectives and culture of the people there, see if you can find a podcast about it. We highlight a few language- and culture-specific podcasts here.
As the world becomes more interconnected, businesses will require a more global workforce—employees who are able to work across and within other countries and cultures. That requires not only language skills, but the ability to adapt and find common ground.
The “Women, Peace and Security” forum on September 19 consisting of women military officers, defense analysts and conflict-resolution specialists from the United States and seven African nations, and examined women’s roles as soldiers and civilian activists in building lasting regional stability.
Many of the stories told in the Gravy podcast are the stories you don’t expect to hear out of a show focused on southern foodways: immigrant stories, and the food that they’ve brought to the South.
Hair plays an important role in many cultures. Here we have collected a few interesting traditions around the world with respect to a baby's first haircut.
What happens to culture when a language dies? Today we look at language extinction, and what that means for the loss of cultural knowledge and identity.
Today, we look at a new memoir by Clemantine Wamariya, a Rwandan genocide survivor who moved across seven African countries in six years before coming to the United States, and how her story reflects the struggles many refugees face.
Soldiers posted to Bemowo Piskie, Poland, take advantage of the opportunity to learn Polish and, along the way, more about Polish culture as well.
Airmen from the 52nd Expeditionary Operations Group Detachment 2, operating out of Miroslawiec Air Base, Poland hosted a Fourth of July celebration for the local polish community.