chapter  7
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When Cultures Collide

Theglobalvillageisfastbecomingareality.Commercialaviation isincreasingrapidlyandwillcontinuetoincreasewellintothenext century.Newcompaniesarestartingupandestablishedcompanies areexpanding,mergingandformingglobalallianceswithinternationalpartners.Increasedtravelthroughouttheworldhasincreased thedemandforexperiencedpilots,andawell-trainedpilotcanalmostalwaysfindemploymentoverseasshouldhomemarketsbe unreceptive.Thenetresultofthisrapidexpansioninworldcommercialtravelisthatmoreandmorepilotsareflyingwithcrewsof differentnationalities,withdifferentlevelsofexperienceanddifferentstandards.WedevoteChapter7toaninvestigationofthe multiculturalexperience.