The Culture Challenge in International Business - Coggle Diagram
The Culture Challenge in
What is Culture?
There are many concepts reffering to "culture" which one of them is as of their conceptual ideas,values attitudes and beliefs.
Everything around the globe has their own characteristic either as a country, person, company . That is what we call the "Cultural Pattern"
Culture in the Workplace
Cross-cultural Management and Training
Culture Shock:This occurs when a manager is transferred to another part of the country where there are cultural differences
Culture and its Elements
Food and Feeding Habits.
Time and Time Consciousness.
Managers can feel frustated because of differences of time when they get to travel for work. Example: Another example will be punctuality; latin americans are casual in time consciousness while Germans are precise.
Sense of Self and Space
Some cultures are very closed and determine one’s place very precisely,
while others are more open and changing.
Communication and Language.
Social Structure affects organization from production-site
Dress and Appearance
Body decorations that tend to be distinctive
by culture or for example (Kimono)
Restrictions like Islamic. Discriminations against women
The Study of Cultural Differences
When society feels threatened by ambiguous situations.
In this context of, managers will have a low risk of bad attitudes from employees because of his strict laws and regulations
This is where people (USA) tend to look after themselves and their family and neglect the needs ot the society. In comparison with the collectivism , where many countries like Japan finds emotional dependence on the organization.
In the workplace, we know for sure that there are inequalities because of the hierarchical boss-subordinates relationships.
In comparison, femininity emphasizes
For example in Japan women are normally the ones to stay at home and take care of the family, but in other hand American women are tend to work and have support