Cultural Adjustment, Power, and Personal Ethics

Subgroup Size

Entire group


1 hour

External Cost



Blancard, K. (1993). Cultural adjustment, power, and personal ethics: Three critical incidents. In T. Gochenour (Ed)., Beyond experience: The experiential approach to cross-cultural education, 2nd ed. (pp. 107-112). Intercultural Press.

As a result of this activity, participants will be able to: 1. Analyze dominant and non-dominant cultural backgrounds. 2. Assess their own cultural background. 2. Consider the process of cross-cultural adjustment. 4. Develop positive relationships in a new culture or with culturally different individuals.