Intercultural Case Study: Everest Conflict

There have been a lot of stories in the press about the recent conflict between the Everest Sherpas and the Western mountain climbers. In a dangerous setting, with reputations, adrenalin, linguistic difficulties, competing interests, and vastly different expectations and communication styles, this example of intercultural conflict got heated, but luckily didn’t have a worse outcome.

http://www.adventure-journal.com/2013/05/as-details-emerge-everest-conflict-looks-uglier/

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