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Differing approaches
Cultural issues
"... one Latin American teacher recently complained to me that the US-manufactured and well-translated educational software currently being used in his country's primary schools presupposed 'solitary problem solvers', whereas his culture stressed collective problem-solving."
Kenneth Keniston,
Language International, May 1996
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Then there are more fundamental issues about whether the application, product or solution you are developing will actually fit into the foreign culture at all.