1. Why is Richard not able to jell with local conditions?
2. If you were Richard, what would you do?
3. Discuss briefl y the four cultural predispositions MNCs tend to have towards managing things in a global context.
4. What are some challenges faced in communicating across cultures?
5. Draw and describe the phases of cultural adjustment that an expatriate experiences during the fi rst move to a host country.
6. Discuss Geert Hofstede’s cultural dimensions that enable an understanding of cultures across countries.
7. How does an organisation ensure effective group/interpersonal behaviour in an international environment?