A relocation usually brings with it a lot of challenges, culture shock notwithstanding.
Luckily, being employed in the Singapore office for a number of years exposed myself to the ways of a huge worldwide organization, and reduced some of the shock.
One of the ones that remain though, and is still puzzling me at times, is a tendency of some groups to reward some folks with praise and visibility while ignoring those who did it right the first time. An example: the guy that demands for a usable and reliable system often get ignored and ridiculed while the persons that just wanted to say “the system is successfully deployed” even with lots of system-breaking issues gets rewarded and praised.
Let me think about another culture shock……….