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2.3- End of Module Review 1.List and briefly describe Kluckhohn and Strodtbeck’s five dominant value-orientations. Then give an example of the relevance of each for an international aviation business. In our textbook Kluckhohn and Strodtbeck describe five dominant value-orientations which are both describe and posed as questions. The first dominant value-orientation question asks,” What the inherit human nature of certain cultures are?” “With descriptions of “innatelygood, innately bad, or a combination of the two.” When trying to gauge a cultural climate it is important to ask this question. For example, in my culture corruption in law enforcement and public service positions happens but is not culturally accepted, where as there are variousinternational cultures where the government, law enforcement, and authority figures allow corruption throughout these positions. The second dominant value-orientation describes the relationship between nature and humans. This value-orientation is important to keep in mind before entering other cultural regions because many countries have different cultural beliefs regarding the land than many are accustomed to. Due to the various cultural beliefs, many countries have different environmental regulations tied to their belief systems. The third dominant value-orientation asks the question of, “Which direction of time should we focus on?” Time is considered in the past, present, and future. Cultures vary on this view, with some cultures having a heavy importance on the past and stories of the past, while other cultures focus on the future and how we fit into the future. This is important to understand for an aviation business because if you are doing business with someone from a culture who values the past, and they share an elongated story regarding the past, it is important to be patient and not interrupt or become hasty with business matters. The fourth dominant value-orientation deals with activity orientation, and deals with the dimensions of doing, becoming,and being. This value-orientation asks the question, “What is the modality of human activity?” The fifth dominant value-orientation asks the question, “What is the relationship ofpeople to other’s in the group?” This value-orientation deals with the dimensions of

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