Mexico makes sense. Its own sense! Cultural Detective Mexico enables the professional to see cross-cultural interactions in a more insightful way. It will enable the professional to understand how culture critically impacts communication.
Cultural Detective Mexico contains the following stories and critical incidents:
- Apple Pie:
A newly arrived US American woman, Louise Simmons, attempts to get to know her Mexican neighbors.
- Outsider in Her Own Country:
Mexican and Japanese colleagues experience challenges working together.
US American Jerry Mashall is sent to head up a newly acquired soft drink company in Mexico.
The new plant manager, a German name Günter May, is tasked with reorganizing and streamlining the Mexican organization.
- Visit from the In-Laws, A:
A French woman and her Mexican husband, Luis, host her parents in Mexico.
- Mi Tío:
A US American expatriate product development manager wrestles with the family connections in a Mexican company.
- New IT Management System:
An English expatriate, George Blake, has trouble motivating his Mexican managers.
A Mexican male working in the United States is charged with sexual harassment.
- Looking Good:
Carolina, a third-generation Mexican-American woman working in Mexico, experiences what she feels are inappropriate compliments from her Mexican supervisor, Eduardo.
- Lunch, Anyone?:
The Puerto Rican president of the Latin American division of a US company holds a business lunch in Irapuato, Mexico.