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 retired Army major discusses the importance of learning the local language and explains a few key Arabic phrases.
In this video, a retired Army lieutenant colonel discusses appropriate dress for foreigners in the Arabian Peninsula.
In this video, a retired military officer discusses the impact Ramadan has on scheduling.
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.
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.