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.
In this video, a Haitian American Army captain describes how to greet people.
In this video, a native Haitian describes the greetings in her country.
In this video, a Haitian American distinguishes Haitian Creole from French.
In this video, a retired Marine lieutenant colonel and former defense attaché to the Dominican Republic describes the country's etiquette.
In this video, a Dominican American describes the importance of speaking Spanish.
In this video, a Dominican naval officer describes the Spanish in his country.
In this video, a Mauritanian expert discusses the linguistic landscape in Mauritania.
In this video, a Tunisian national discusses the languages used in Tunisia.