Cultural difference in business


Valerie Hoeks in the first half of this TedX shares how intercultural curiosity is critical in building relationships and bridging cultural differences…

Following viewing the first half of this video, please reflect on these questions:

How do you feel after viewing the first half of the video?

What did you learn from what Valerie Hoeks shared about her experience in using her curiosity about cultural differences to build relationships with culturally different others, especially coming to understand Guanxi?

How does Valerie Hoeks’ story in demonstrating curiosity about cultural differences relate to the real world?

In the second half of her TedX, Valerie Hoeks addresses the importance of being patient and using curiosity to understand cultural differences from another angle…

Following viewing the last half of this video, please reflect on these questions:

How do you feel after viewing the last half of the video?

What did you learn from what Valerie Hoeks shared about her experience in using her curiosity about cultural differences to come to understand the importance of “saving face” in a different culture?

What is the single most important reason for you to develop intercultural curiosity?

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