Unfortunately, from the beginning, the project was troublesome. Negotiations with the French government were difficult. Disney committed a string of cultural miscues. There was a backlash in France, particularly from Parisian intellectuals, who attacked the transportation of Disney's dream world as an assault on French culture. French farmers used the opening of the park as an occasion for staging a protest against the U. S.

government for its insistence that French agricultural subsidies be cut. In addition, there were operational errors. For example, Disney thought that Monday would be a light day for visitors and Friday a heavy one and allocated staff accordingly, but the reality was the reverse. Disney also miscalculated the length of time that people would stay at the theme park and adjacent resort.

o Operational Alcohol Policy Meal Complications o Cultural Lengths of Visit to Park Protests by Intellectuals Negative Perception of American Culture o Staffing Impersonal Training Crowd Distribution Throughout the Week Unfortunately, from the beginning, the project was troublesome. Negotiations with the French government were difficult. Disney committed a string of cultural miscues. There was a backlash in France, particularly from Parisian intellectuals, who attacked the transportation of Disney's dream world as an assault on French culture. French farmers used the opening of the park as an occasion for staging a protest against the U. S.

government for its insistence that French agricultural subsidies be cut. In addition, there were operational errors. For example, Disney thought that Monday would be a light day for visitors and Friday a heavy one and allocated staff accordingly, but the reality was the reverse. Disney also miscalculated the length of time that people would stay at the theme park and adjacent resort. o.