Abuse of cultural values
Other Names: Violation of key values of a culture
Unintentional cultural mistakes
Claim: Frequently when foreigners violate key cultural values, they are not even aware of the violations, and no one brings the matter to their attention. Once you make a major cultural mistake, it is frequently impossible to rectify it. Sometimes a foreigner makes such a mistake and eventually leaves the country without even realizing or identifying what has been done.
Problem Type: F: Fuzzy exceptional problems
Date of last update 15.09.1998 – 00:00 CEST