• A simple and powerful process
  • Experiential learning through critical incidents
  • Reliable, repeatable, and structured process
  • Quickly develop applicable skills


As the saying goes, "It takes two to tango," but if your business partner is from Argentina, it's best to know the right moves. Cultural Detective Argentina provides of crucial information about the Argentine mentality that will help you interact with understanding and grace.

Cultural Detective Argentina contains the following stories and critical incidents:

  • Argentine Expatriate:

    A Brazilian human resources manager assesses an Argentine's adaptation after a transfer.

  • Assessment by Driving:

    An Argentine makes a first impression on a US American.

  • Urgente:

    A German receives an "urgent" request from an Argentine co-worker.

  • How to Promote the Cars:

    US and Argentine creative directors disagree on an advertising campaign.

  • Thank-You Cocktails:

    A Welsh manager tries to show appreciation to the office staff in Buenos Aires.

  • On Time at Last:

    A Japanese expatriate attempts to plan meetings with fellow managers in an Argentine office.

  • Not Adjusting:

    An Argentine host family is worried about their Thai exchange student's adjustment.

  • Contracting a Printer:

    An English employee's suggestion is considered out of bounds.

Cultural Detective Argentina was authored by Marcelo Priotti, Ruby Lee Cochran-Simms and Dianne Hofner Saphiere.