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The two different values of authority

The third cultural value in the TRAFIC model is authority, which is demonstrated in a continuum between a hierarchical and egalitarian values system. Below are the two different values illustrating …

Rules and relationship-based cultures

The second cultural value in the TRAFIC model is trust, with its value being based on a continuum between rules and relationships. Cultures can differ in how people form trust. …

Time scenarios

These two scenarios demonstrate different ways that individuals value time, especially within a workplace environment.

Formality and informality in cultures

The fourth cultural value in the TRAFIC model is formality, with its value being on a continuum alongside informality. For some cultures, formality and ceremony is an important part of …

Cultural intelligence and CQ capabilities

What is cultural intelligence (‘CQ’)? The Cultural Intelligence Centre USA defines cultural intelligence as “the capability to relate and function effectively (adapt) in culturally diverse contexts (national, ethnic, organizational, generational, …

Individualism scenario – part A

This scenario demonstrates different ways that individuals value individualism vs collectivism, and how those different values can conflict.

Individualism scenario – part B

This scenario demonstrates how individualism vs collectivism can be valued differently by individuals in a workplace setting, and what effects that can have.