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Appropriate Compromise

With the new initiative to develop global sales teams, the Ace Consulting employees around the world will need to interact effectively with each other. The early stages of team development will need to include a discussion of these cultural issues and determine a way to work with them. All employees will need to be sensitive to the actions that offend someone from another culture.

Global business culture questions to consider include: How far should a person accommodate the culture of another? When is compromise appropriate? What happens when it becomes very costly to accommodate the culture of another? Who has the final decision when there is an impasse? Who should accommodate more, the "host" or the "guest"?

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Global business culture questions to consider include: How far should a person accommodate the culture of another?
Very far. Let's look at the Muslim community. If an American team member went to Lebanon for an ACE employee meeting and crossed his or her legs at the meeting and the soles of his or her shoes were exposed ...

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The solution addresses appropriate compromise in business.

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