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Going Native in Mexico: A management report for the HR department

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The expression “GOING NATIVE” refers to the behavior of foreigners who imitate—and may stridently defend—the customs and beliefs of their adopted culture. In Japan, there is an expression henna gaijin, which refers to a foreigner who is strange, not for being a foreigner, but for being one who conspicuously follows Japanese customs and imitates Japanese Continue Reading