G​‌‍‍‍‌‍‍‍‌‍‍‍‌‌‌‌‌‌‍‍​lobal Customs and Protocol Technology has made the world seem small and doing business throughout the world is commonplace. Cultural sensitivities are paramount for managers who will engage in international business. This week’s discussion focused on CQ & Culture; here we will apply the concept to multicultural and international workplaces. There are many government, private, and public websites and databases that provide rich information on countries. This is your opportunity to use a company and government resource for research. Session Long Project 2 Resources Don’t let culture eat your strategy for breakfast (2020) What Is Culture, Anyhow?

 Values, Customs, and Language (2020) What Are the Key Methods Used to Describe Cultures? (2020) Importance of International Management (2019) Cross-Cultural Assignments (2019) SLP Assignment Using the information from the website, provide a brief explanation for each dimension (Power Distance, Individualism, Masculinity, Uncertainty Avoidance, Long Term Orientation, and Indulgence). (1/2 page) Go to Country Insights and select two countries plus the United States and complete the table below. Think about the countries you select and consider the makeup of your local workforce when deciding because you will use the data in a real-world application. NOTE: the countries analyzed here will not be used in other course assignments. Country Comparison Value: the U.S. compared to Country 1 and Country 2 United States Country 1 Country 2 Power Distance Individualism Masculinity Uncertainty Avoidance Long Term Orientation Indulgenc​‌‍‍‍‌‍‍‍‌‍‍‍‌‌‌‌‌‌‍‍​e Source: Hofstede Insights Explain each country’s score for that dimension. Be sure to cite the website but do not use the exact words or quotations. To apply what you have learned, address cultural differences and similarities between employees from the three countries. (1 page) Using the Defense Language and National Security Education Office‘s cultureready and/or other resources, research your two countries. Provide information that will assist an American company better understand each country from a cultural perspective. (1-½ pages) No quotations are permitted in this paper. Each paragraph (except the introduction and conclusion) must contain at least one in-text citation. Since you are engaging in research, be sure to cite and reference the sources in APA format. NOTE: failure to use research with accompanying citations to support content will result in reduced scoring “Level 2-Developing” on the grading rubric.