RE: Article: "EXCLUSIVE: Help Wanted -- 'Arrogant Americans'NeedNotApply" AND THIS IS FOR A TECHWRITER

Subject: RE: Article: "EXCLUSIVE: Help Wanted -- 'Arrogant Americans'NeedNotApply" AND THIS IS FOR A TECHWRITER
From: "Leonard C. Porrello" <Leonard -dot- Porrello -at- SoleraTec -dot- com>
To: "Gene Kim-Eng" <techwr -at- genek -dot- com>, "TECHWR-L" <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com>
Date: Wed, 17 Feb 2010 11:17:27 -0800

Apparently an unavoidable pitfall of being the most powerful nation on
earth; evidenced by every culture, from antiquity to the present, that
has ever had the privilege of being in that position.

Leonard

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Subject: Re: Article: "EXCLUSIVE: Help Wanted -- 'Arrogant
Americans'NeedNotApply" AND THIS IS FOR A TECHWRITER

In this example, "Stan" could be considered arrogant for attempting to
do
business in another country without making an effort to understand how
business
is conducted there (he is also dangerously and expensively incompetent
for
calling home to announce that he has an order without a signed PO in his
hand).
However, I suspect that the type of arrogance the hiring company is
really
concerned about is a tendency Americans often have to act as if they're
doing
ignorant and backward foreigners a favor just by being willing to do
business
with them, and to believe that the "American way" of doing things is
inherently
superior to that of any other country and that everybody else needs to
learn
from us.

Gene Kim-Eng


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From: "Leonard C. Porrello" <Leonard -dot- Porrello -at- SoleraTec -dot- com>
Interesting. On what grounds are we saying that Stan is arrogant?

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