While living here in germany for the past 6 months i have been asked several times by my guest family, new german friends, and also some acquaintances what the cultural differences are between america and germany. Cross-cultural values comparison between chinese and sub-saharan africans english, portuguese, german, spanish, and italian) culture dominates.
Global business languages (1997) norbert hedderich university of rhode island german-american inter-cultural differences at the workplace: a survey. As a prospective expat about to swap britain for bratwurst, i was worried about how well i would cope with the surely many different aspects of german culture. Cultural misunderstandings differences in communication styles between us americans and germans quite frequently make one group perceive the other as rude for a variety of reasons.
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