Over 40 accomplices comprising of IPs, directors of organizations, finance managers, programmes coordinators/managers, and M&E officers, participated on the workshop.
95% of people from all countries face culture shock during international migration. Migration precipitates culture shock by losing all familiar signs and symbols. Therefore, it is very essential to know about some factors which cause culture shock. From my personal experience, I can say that culture shock is a kind of difficult after leaving a familiar environment. Culture shock is a form of psychological distress associated with migration (Pantelidou & Craig 777). Generally, people face culture shock due to a lack of social support, different food, lack of work, and cultural weakness. Each of these factors are very deeply related to culture shock.
Lack of social support is a very significant factor causing culture shock. There is a very deep relationship between social support and culture shock (Pantelidou & Craig 777). In the opinion of authors, culture shock comprises 6 aspects including adapting a new culture, a sense of loss, confusion in role expectation, self-identity, feelings of being rejected by members of a new culture. From the analysis of this evidence, it can be concluded that social support is very important and should be taken into consideration in order to help overcome culture shock.
Culture shock is also significantly exacerbated by food. Since food varies in different areas, it directly impacts culture shock. Many international food companies fail to supply hard scientific evidence to European Food Safety Authority (EFSA). EFSA states that unsubstained health claims will be disallowed (Culture Shock 133). Additionally, many health-food companies have toned down their marketing entitlements. From this evidence it can be illustrated that companies will no longer to market their product to unproven promises. Lack of work and cultural weakness is also another cause of culture shock. Our approach to workforce and enhancement in understanding is required for cultural change. The description of cultural weakness is ...
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