· Part 1
· Using a contemporary or current event (within the past five years), locate an intercultural business situation context,post a link to the article, video clip, YouTube video, picture, or news story for your peers. (If you choose a video, try to find one that includes a transcript or correct captioning; if the video does not have a transcript or is not captioned, notify your instructor.) In your post, identify the five components of social episodes expressed in your selected current event.
· In particular, discuss the relationship of the event to the business context expressed. Why was this situation interesting or noteworthy to you? How does it relate to or differ from any business situation you have experienced? Compare or contrast the situation you selected with another current event, either in the United States or internationally.
· Part 2
· After watching the Intercultural Communications in Business video from this unit’s Studies, respond to the following: What does the video indicate about the formality or informality of doing business from the U.S. (American) point of view? Are there general global themes to doing business?