Those working with Filipinos from abroad or within the Philippine Islands will learn important values, facts and behaviors needed for successfully interacting with and influencing their Filipino colleagues both in the workplace and in social life.
Developed by Nancy Longatan, a specialist in adult education, especially for cross-cultural communication and surviving culture shock. She has participated in various intercultural projects, e.g., in Nepal, she managed an integrated rural development project, including irrigation supply, drinking water and sanitation, natural resources management and adult literacy education. In Japan, she worked in a training center for rural leaders from all over Asia and Africa. In the Philippines, she lived and worked in both rural and urban settings supporting business people, volunteers, and local NGO workers. She has articles published in print publications in Barbados, Nepal, Japan, the UK, the Philippines and the USA, as well as on the web. She also teaches an online class in cross-cultural communication and culture shock.