Peru: Values                                              

Below is a list of common Peruvian values:

  • Casual and relaxed and yet still formal

 

  • Friendly

 

  • Happy

 

  • Speak loudly

 

  • All speak at the same time (polychronic)

 

  • Society has different social levels (hierarchical)

 

  • Often in big groups, interdependent (collectivist)

 

  • Live near family and visit each other often

 

  • Don’t seem to be in a rush (sometimes arrive late) (fluid time)

 

  • Touch often with lots of hugging and kissing on the cheek! (emotive and expressive)