1. Discuss the biggest lesson you learned in terms a business’s environment from the Malcolm Gladwell video. (Choice, Happiness, Spaghetti.)
2. Watch the following You Tube videos on the ideas of Gert Hofstede and Chinese culture. Give examples of how Hofstede’s dimensions can cause problems if ignored by a manager expanding operations overseas.
· How do the US and China compare on these dimensions?
· What should you do if he/she finds the cultural traditions of another country morally offensive?
3. Consider the concept of diversity. Give examples of how you have seen diversity in terms of age, ethnicity, gender, nationality or religion help problem solving and how you have seen diversity cause conflicts