Cross-Cultural Misunderstanding #4

cross-cultural misunderstandings Sep 30, 2020

This category introduces participant's cases we discussed in workshops. The variety of issues people come across reflects the multitude of cross-cultural misunderstandings and how disrupting and dysfunctional they can be.

"I thought everyone here greet each other with a kiss. I tried to kiss my professor but he rejected with a handshake and smile. He then explain a man was not supposed to kiss people who have higher status than he does. Very very awkward."