Mexico is, by its nature, a relationship driven culture and therefore Mexicans will work extremely well in a team situation so long as the members of the team have a good relationship with one another.
However, it may take a while for people to form these solid relationships if they are new to each other. (In some other cultures, it is possible to bring a group of strangers together and expect them to meld quickly into a good team provided the goals are clearly set.) In Mexico relationship building can be a lengthy business and teams can take a while to bond.
Once teams are formed and relationships set, it is best to leave the group intact and move them en masse on to the next project, rather than dismantling the team and starting a new team from scratch.
This country-specific business culture profile was written by Keith Warburton who is the founder of the cultural awareness training consultancy Global Business Culture.
Global Business culture is a leading training provider in the fields of cross-cultural communication and global virtual team working. We provide training to global corporations in live classroom-based formats, through webinars and also through our cultural awareness digital learning hub, Global Business Compass.
This World Business Culture profile is designed as an introduction to business culture in Mexico only and a more detailed understanding needs a more in-depth exploration which we can provide through our training and consultancy services.
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