Customs or behavior patterns exclusively for the locals and from which the foreigner is barred.
Relates to areas of behavior or to customs that cultural aliens may wish to conform to or to participate in but that are not required.
Customs and expectations that must be met and conformed or be avoided if relationship are to be successful.
Degree of adaptation
-A need to understand a counterparts custom
2. The impact of American culture on management style Independent enterprise as the instrument of social action Wide sharing in decision making Decision based on objective analysis “ master of destiny” viewpoint Personnel selection and reward based on merit
societies or groups where people have close connections over a long period of time
Small religious congregations, a party with friends, family gatherings, expensive gourmet restaurants and neighborhood restaurants with a regular clientele, undergraduate on-campus friendships, regular pick-up games, hosting a friend in your home overnight.