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.
In this video, a retired Air Force master sergeant discusses tourism.
In this video, a retired Air Force master sergeant talks about road travel.
In this video, a U.S. Army civilian employee discusses religion and Islam in the Central Asian States.
In this video, a U.S. Army civilian employee discusses Joseph Stalin's intent in breaking up the Central Asian States' borders.
In this video, a U.S. Army civilian employee discusses the border dispute between the Central Asian States.
In this video, a U.S. Army lieutenant colonel discusses the contentious water issue between Tajikistan and Uzbekistan.
In this video, a U.S. Army National Guard major and a U.S. Army lieutenant colonel discuss the linguistic landscape in Tajikistan.