Chapter 14 Conclusions on Trust, Culture and Russia

'Russians have grown to understand that foreign people are not the most incredible, wonderful people in the world who have the solution to all their problems... They used to have enormous respect for foreign people, now less so, because there are so many of them, and they understand we're not so great after all' (expatriate general director).


This body of research aimed to identify those factors that enhance or decrease interpersonal/interorganisational trust between Russian and western partners to an east-west strategic alliance in Russia. 'Interpersonal' and 'interorganisational' trust are co-joined, as the view is taken that the interorganisational relationship is effected ...

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