Cultural Issues

Verbal thanks is often not expressed. The fortunate members of a family feel obligated to help otheres. Their casual style is a reflection on their laid back attitudes. In general meetings start within 30 minutes of the schedule time. When working with the Somalis: it is important to be flexible and patient.

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