The number one source of stereotyping is the inability to read a culture’s behavioral profile separate from cultural customs and separate from a person’s actual profile. The ability to read all separately is an invaluable asset for recruiting or any presentation, interaction, or negotiation. It quickly promotes trust and understanding. Korem & Associates is the only firm that provides this unique instruction (as explained below) and quantifies the ability to successfully interact.
All Cultures Have a Behavioral Profile
As a group, who shows more emotion in public: North American citizens or Swiss citizens? The answer is North American citizens. All cultures have behavioral tendencies, which can be identified using the Korem Profiling System.
Cultures Have Customs that are Distinct from Their Behavioral Profile
In some cultures, it’s inappropriate to make sustained eye contact. This may be a custom that is distinct from their cultural profile. It doesn’t mean they are not assertive (a behavioral trait), rather its just a custom
People Have a Profile that May be Distinct from the First Two Factors
You can now identify a person’s actual profile separate from the culture they live in and customs.