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Corporate Culture Shock in America – Part 2

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In this 4-part series, “Corporate Culture Shock in America,” author Susan Davidson explains the cost of lost productivity incurred by American corporations because of months of isolation, confusion, and frustration experienced by expatriates and foreign nationals who relocate to the United States to live and work. In this section she discusses:

  • Bottom of the Pyramid
  • American English “Sports-speak”
  • Acronym Soup

Click here to read part 1 of this 4 part series.


By Susan Davidson

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