Individual Case.docx - 1 Individual Case Sathsara Pahala Gedara University of Prince Edward Island Bus 4760 Annerose BM Mauz INDIVIDUAL CASE 2

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1 Individual Case Sathsara Pahala Gedara University of Prince Edward Island Bus 4760 Annerose BM Mauz
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INDIVIDUAL CASE 2 Individual Case 1. Cultural Intelligence a. Cognition Markus is a lifelong learner. His experience as a professional in the international business environment enables him to understand the practices, values, and norms of people in various countries and cultures. Markus has worked in continents like Africa, Asia, and Europe, hence the extensive understanding of various cultures as well as the factors that contribute to the observable differences in business processes from one region to the other. Further, Markus understands his personal needs, passions, and capabilities as an individual and as a professional. He applies reasoning and logic when solving the corporate issues and when interacting with peers in the organization. Khun Somchai barely understands or appreciates cultural differences because he has been living in, learning in, and working in Thailand. Khun Somchai prefers communitarianism and collectivism rather than independent thought and global perspective to business operations. Respect and loyalty to authority are other values that Khun Somchai has adopted and advise other employees to embrace. He pushes for community wellbeing and socioeconomic prosperity instead of individual pursuits. In essence, Khun leans towards social harmony, unlike Markus that pushes for change and corporate flexibility. b. Metacognition Markus understands the exact moments of applying specific business strategies to suit cultural and corporate requirements. He is an excellent problem solver with an extensive understanding of strategy variables, task variables, and person variables. He is also
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