Request for Cross-cultural information about Cameroon – PCV

April 12th, 2008 by admin

A new site,, is requesting your help. Please check out the Culture Crossing Questionnaire. They would like to have this completed by any and all who have experience in Cameroon. Just download it, answer the questions as best you can and email to the address listed.

Below is information about is a community built guide to cross cultural etiquette and understanding for living, working and studying in the global community. is an evolving database of cross-cultural information about every country in the world. This user-built guide allows people from all walks of life to share essential tips with each other about how to navigate our increasingly borderless world with savvy and sensitivity. Easy to navigate, free to use, and organized into topics such as communication styles, eye contact, gestures, taboos, dress, negotiations, meeting etiquette, school rules, gift giving, and more; provides an opportunity for travelers, businesses and students to:

* Find information about 200+ countries and add your own knowledge to our guides
* Ask specific questions and chat with other users and experts
* Connect directly with community members from around the world
* Access global resources to further your cross-cultural exploration

In addition to the community-built country guides the site will also feature:

STAR CROSSINGS: weekly interviews in which highly regarded “stars” from various fields (business, creative arts, politics, education, etc.) share their cross-cultural experiences.

FORUM: discussion forum monitored and moderated by staff experts

CULTURE CRASH BLOG: highlighting common cross-cultural issues and faux pas.

CULTURE IQ QUIZ: weekly quizzes that let you test your Cultural IQ and track your scores.

CX CONNECT: free social networking tool allowing members to connect through a secure form.


Culture influences our behavior in countless ways—subconsciously guiding our actions, reactions and interactions. In order to successfully engage with the global community, it’s essential to understand how culture affects the way we socialize, communicate, and do business. Managing a multicultural team? Transitioning to a life abroad? Developing international partnerships? Just curious about world cultures? No matter who you are, will facilitate all of your international experiences and deepen your cross-cultural understanding, which in turn will cultivate peace in our interconnected world.

WHO WE ARE was founded by a few individuals with a passion for exploring the world and a commitment to fostering cross-cultural awareness and understanding. The organization also relies on the support of a team of professionals, students, and community members from around the globe to build, manage and grow our ever-expanding database.

Michael Landers
Director – Culture Crossing