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Eagles, Globes, and Anchors – 10. Relationship Repair
U.S. Marine Corps Training and Education Command
March 4, 2019 | 33:03
This is episode 10 of the podcast Eagles, Globes, and Anchors from the Marine Corps War College (MCWAR) featuring our host, Dr. Rebecca Johnson, Vice President of Academic Affairs at Marine Corps University. Dr. Johnson's guests are Dr. Lauren Mackenzie, Professor of Military Cross-Cultural Competence at the Center for Advanced Operational Culture Learning(CAOCL), and Ms Kristin Post, a researcher for the Translational Research Group at CAOCL. In this episode Dr. Johnson's guests discuss relationship repair and how it applies to the mission of the Marine Corps. Eagles, Globes, and Anchors is the strategically-minded podcast of the Marine Corps War College, covering the intersection of strategy, security, and warfare. The Marine Corps War College, as the senior PME institution of the Marine Corps, educates selected military and civilian professionals in order to develop critical thinkers, military strategists, joint warfighters and strategic leaders who are prepared to meet the challenges of a complex and dynamic security environment. The views expressed in this podcast reflect those of the speakers and do not necessarily reflect the views, policies, or positions of the United States Marine Corps or Department of Defense. You can follow the Marine Corps War College on Twitter, Instagram, and Facebook at @mcwarcollege.(Podcast created by: US Air Force Lt Col Jason Palma)
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VALUE OF CULTURE GENERAL
 
  The video introduces the CAOCL approach to culture and argues that understanding culture general concepts and skills will make the process of learning culture-specific information more efficient.  





 
 
WHY CULTURE 
 

This introductory video provides a basic definition of culture and explains how cross-cultural competence is relevant to the warfighter. 

 





PERSPECTIVE-TAKING
 
  Introduces the key culture skill of perspective-taking and describes its application to cross-cultural competence.