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Global Sourcing

The process of purchasing materials or services around the world for local use

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Tariffs

Taxes governments levy on imports from abroad

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Culture

A shared set of beliefs, values and patterns of behavior common to a group of people

4

Low Context Culture

Emphasize communication via spoken or written words (United States, Canada, Germany)

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High Context Cultures

Rely on nonverbal and situational cues as well as on spoken or written words (Thailand, Malaysia)

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Monochronic Cultures

People tend to do one thing at a time (United States)

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Polychronical Cultures

Time is used to accomplish many different things at once (Egypt)

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Proxemics

Study of how people use space to communicate
(People in US like their space)