Cultural Awareness

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Click on this link to Kwintessential Language and Culture Specialists.  The site may take a moment to load, so be patient!  You will find a selection of 20 or so cultural awareness quizzes.  Choose one or two that look interesting to you.  (Hint:  You will learn the most if you choose a general quiz, or one that concerns a country with which you are not familiar, and then choose a quiz that tests your knowledge of a culture with which you think you are highly familiar.)  After completing the quiz(s), address the following questions in a 3-4 page essay:

•Which quiz(s) did you take?
•Were you surprised at your score?
•What strengths do you think you have in the area of inter-cultural awareness?
•What weaknesses are you able to identify?
•Create a plan of specific steps you can take to build on your strengths and improve areas of weakness.
•Why is it important for managers to increase their levels of cultural awareness?