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  • Culture Shock
    Depart, Adapt, & Live!
    Rami Azar 303095
  • Presentation Outline.
    What is Culture Shock?
    Symptoms of Culture Shock.
    The Phases of Culture Shock.
    The Paris Syndrome.
    Personal Experience.
  • What is Culture Shock?
    Culture Shock:
    A psychological disorientation that most people experience when living in a culture markedly different from one’s own.
    Universal-Diverse Paradox
  • East vs. West
  • Symptoms of Culture Shock.
    Homesickness.
    Boredom.
    Excessive sleep.
    Compulsive eating.
    Stereotyping.
    Hostility.
  • The Phases Of Culture Shock.
    The Honeymoon Phase
    The Negotiation Phase
    The Adjustment Phase
    The Mastery Phase.
  • 1. The Honeymoon Phase.
    At the start, difference between the old and new culture is seen in a “romantic” light.
    Everything is wonderful and new.
    New food, new buildings, & new way of life.
  • 2. The Negotiation Phase.
    Anxiety arises when the difference between old and new become apparent.
    Biological Clock.
    Miscommunication.
  • 3. The Adjustment Phase.
    One gets accustomed to the new culture.
    Things begin to seem “normal”.
    Culture begins to make sense.
  • 4. The Mastery Phase.
    Full participation with new culture is finally achieved.
  • The Paris Syndrome.
    Japanese people come to France.
    Language Barrier.
    Cultural Difference.
    Idealized Image of Paris.
    Exhaustion.
  • Jordan to Switzerland.
  • Thank You for your time.Questions? 