origins of cultural differences and their impact on management by Jack Scarborough

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  • Diversity in the workplace.

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Includes bibliographical references and index.

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StatementJack Scarborough.
The Physical Object
Paginationx, 277 p. ;
Number of Pages277
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Open LibraryOL18320986M
ISBN 101567204392
LC Control Number97013404

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A notion of culture as heuristics or rules of thumb that aid in decision making is described. The Impact of Cultural Differences: Managerial Implications Introduction: Culture is certain learned norms that depict the values, altitudes beliefs and customs in a given society.

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It outlines differences and synergies amongst African and Chinese cultures. have a basic knowledge of cross-cultural differences and allegations from their host countries. Culture has been shown to impact on International Business, especially on the aspect of group performance (Gibson, ).

This paper mainly analyzes the impact of culture on International Business. And in order to analysis it well, firstly we will talk about the definition, levels and Hofstede’s theory of culture in the section 2.

People mistakenly assume that others think alike just because they dress alike and even sound similar in their choice of words in a business setting. Even in today’s global world, there are wide cultural differences and these differences influence how people do business. Culture impacts many elements of business, including the following/Dr.

Philip R. Harris is President of Harris International, Ltd. in LaJolla, California. He is Series Editor of the Managing Cultural Differences Series and co-author of B-H books Managing Cultural Differences, Multicultural Managementand Transcultural Leadership.

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