The Success Orientations Model


Success Orientations Explained:




Quotes of Interest:


"Saudi students value relationships far more than the process."

Understanding Your International Students, Jeffra Flaitz (ed.), U of Michigan Press

"What I took away from the [success orientations workshop] session is: 'If you ever want to know where a party is, ask a Mexican!'"

- a participant of a multi-cultural teamwork workshop reflecting on how the Mexican culture has a strong relationship orientation.



Success Orientations mapped by country culture and aspiration




Countries tend to have a specific Success Orientations mix that is publicly espoused and deeply rooted in their culture...

...full story and diagram






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Success Orientations are for Everyone!


For Career Counselors, Coaches, Therapists, and others who help people improve their lives on cognitive and emotional levels.

For Sales & Marketing Professionals

For Researchers, PhD Students, Professors, and anyone else who likes to dig deeply into how people think and behave.

For Managers of any kind of organization

For Parents who Teachers who work with children and youth.




Legal stuff:


The Success Orientations model is open for anyone to use, study, publish, or adapt for any ethical purpose. The only requirement is that users include a reference to the original creator of the model, Paul Kurucz, whenever publishing, presenting, or otherwise distrubuting or sharing the model in electronic or print form. Thank you!


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