Tag Archives: Hofstede

Haipu and Tyler’s (out-of-this-country) skits

Authors: Tyler Candelora & Haipu Sun First Skit: An American couple (John and Betty Johnson) move to China, and they buy an apartment where a lot of Chinese tenants live. Several days after moving in they were coming back to … Continue reading

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Dialogue with cultural misunderstanding

Author: Ziwei Chen, Charles Yang #1 Aedan, an Irish, was invited to a dinner with his German friend, Niklas. The German was preparing the meal, and other German guests were chatting in the living room. One Friday night, I invited … Continue reading

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Are You a Victim of Culture Shock?

From country to country, people find many disparities in different cultures other than their own.  Consequently, these differences may effect a certain person in manners unprecedented to them before the encounter. The state of frustration involved in this case is referred to … Continue reading

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Culture Shock

Studying abroad is definitely an idea as crazy as it can be, not to say traveling after a 13-hour flight from China in East Asia to a different world in North America. Language has been the greatest barrier for me … Continue reading

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Culture Shock: Featuring Lily Pulitzer and Vineyard Vines

“Here’s your ID, don’t lose it. Here is your key, don’t lose that either. Welcome to Bucknell!” That was the first interaction I had on Bucknell University’s campus. It was move-in day and I was filled with excitement and nerves. … Continue reading

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