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)