The way a person interprets and makes decisions about his or her environment (world), including beliefs or assumptions about what is considered right or normal.
Forming a belief that certain general trends or traits of a group (culture) apply equally strongly to all individual members of that group; perceiving people as simplistic representatives of abstract cultural traits rather than as individuals.
The ability to function within a given culture as if one were native to that culture.
The ability to recognize when culture may be playing a part in a conflict or communication difficulty and the ability to raise the role of culture in a way that helps overcome the problem.
Long-term nearly constant contact with the rules, norms, and worldviews of a different culture.