Essays Tagged: "national culture"

Fanons three stages related to the indigenious people of chiapas

ttempted to create a better lifestyle for the campesinos of Chiapas. Frantz Fanon's three stages to national culture; assimilation, self discovery, and revolution, relate to the struggle of the campes ... le of Chiapas have faced all three of Fanan's stages during their struggle for the development of a national culture.Five-hundred years ago when the first Europeans came in contact with the Mayan Indi ...

(5 pages) 95 0 4.3 Nov/1996

Subjects: Area & Country Studies Essays

Will Western pop culture destroy national culture in Thailand and Malaysia?

Will pop culture destroy national culture inMalaysia and Thailand?Pop culture can be seen as an after thought of Globalisatio ... on. It is a widespread fear amongst the older generations of places like Malaysia and Thailand that national culture will soon be forgotten with the 'Westernisation of the world'.In order to prove the ... rove the dominance of Westernised pop culture and how the Influence of the 'West' is destroying the national culture of the 'East' it is necessary to look at the youth, the environment and tribes of T ...

(8 pages) 130 1 3.0 Jun/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Society and community

"An Advice on the feasibility of a merger between the American Action Company and the German Multi Company"

ut the opportunities and threats will be dealt with in detail so as to give a reasonable advice.The national culture models by Hofstede and Trompenaars do not reveal huge differences between those two ... people from these countries work together. But in conclusion one can say that from the analysis of national cultures, values and attitudes in general are similar and therefore a merger would be possi ...

(29 pages) 208 0 2.7 Mar/2004

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Management

Nowadays we can enjoy the same films, fashions, brands, advertisements and TV channels. The evident between countries is disappearing.

Globalization creates conditions for widening international exchanges, strengthening mutual understanding between nations, expanding cultural, educatio ... ents of people around the world which encourages the process of modernization and the enrichment of national culture.However, these conditions also create the possible danger of diminishing the nation ... e possible danger of diminishing the national culture with a negative impact on the preservation of national identity. Through globalization and an open door policy, erroneous concepts and a lowering ...

(1 pages) 55 1 3.8 Apr/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues

What were the reforms of Catherine the Great meant to achieve?

f order and justice, of spreading education, creating a court to rival Versailles, and developing a national culture that would be more than an imitation of French models. Her projects obviously were ... erine the extent of Russia's educational backwardness and as a result she introduced the Statute of National Education in 1786. This set up a comprehensive system of high schools and junior schools, f ...

(7 pages) 50 0 5.0 Apr/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

Daimler-Chrysler: Merger of Equals or Global Fender Bender?

ging of companies, there were going to be different corporate cultures, and in particular different national cultures, into the new corporation. The national culture of a company is an integral part o ... scon, M.H, Bovee, C.L, & Thill, J.V. (2002). Business Today. New Jersey: Prentice-Hall.MCN International . (2003). Schrempp Defends Daimler-Chrysler Deal as 'Merger of Equals'. Retrieved May 5, 20 ...

(4 pages) 236 0 4.6 Jun/2004

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Case Studies > Automotive Companies

Why Globalization is a Necessary Progression for Us.

e comes along various thoughts which begin with protests on the WTO and leading to the diffusing of national culture, politics, and products world wide. However, globalization is such a broad topic th ... ization is such a broad topic that deals with dozens of fields and I can best describe it as the de-nationalizing and modifying to a worldwide scheme. As this is the basis of globalization, I will not ...

(3 pages) 84 0 3.0 Jun/2004

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

Reading In the Dark: Book Reviews

These family secrets are inseparable from Northern Ireland's violent political history and from the national culture of storytelling in which ghosts and hauntings are part of everyday life.The narrati ...

(5 pages) 33 0 4.0 Jul/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Discuss the contention that national cultures are converging and thus cross cultural sensitivity is no longer applicable

Discuss the contention that national cultures are converging and therefore cross-cultural sensitivity is no longer applicable.Th ... roved to present a broad array of approaches in confirming or refusing the contention of converging national cultures. This essay shall concern itself with the study of the extent to which, organisati ... l and societal cultural values have converged, with a particular emphasis on the operations of international businesses. The essay shall concentrate predominately on the convergence myths offered by ( ...

(6 pages) 133 0 4.3 Dec/2004

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Case Studies

Abraham Lincoln and Robert E. Lee. Saving the Union

ple.Abraham Lincoln created a sense of nationhood based on equality and coupled it with an American national culture which enabled the United States to maintain its unity. Lincoln became extraordinari ...

(2 pages) 27 1 4.0 Mar/2005

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Culture and it's impact on the business world.

International Environment of Business (IB 2180)Culture's influence, the market impactIntroductionCulture ... se differences will affect every firm operating on a global basis.ImpactThe cultural impact on international management is reflected by the basic beliefs and behaviors of people. Firms conducting busi ... itors with different cultural mindsets. By nature, managerial work is a "cultural bound" job, thus, national culture affects all level of operations-from interpersonal communication to formulation of ...

(6 pages) 450 0 3.7 Apr/2005

Subjects: Law & Government Essays

The International Power of Soccer: From Africa to the Solomon Islands

Throughout the world, football has ingrained itself into the national culture of many countries, to the point were many peoples' lives revolve around the 'beauti ... , the game has become glamourised, professional players command mammoth wages and are celebrated as national heroes and role models. Football does not only provide inspiration to many people but can w ... exist between rival islands, the nation as a whole has been overwhelmingly positives towards their national team's achievements. Not since independence in 1978 has the Solomon Islands experienced suc ...

(8 pages) 31 0 4.3 Jul/2006

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Sports


gressive public movements, life, interests and aspirations people. Each nations differs by peculiar national features. Folk music, being improved by creative efforts of many generations of the people, ... of many generations of the people, reaches a high degree of art maturity. On the basis of riches of national music professional musical creativity of composers is developed. Rejection of music from ad ...

(1 pages) 16 0 3.0 Feb/2007

Subjects: Art Essays > Music History & Studies

Corporate Anthropologists

ons accordingly. This is accomplished by observing and analyzing correlations between corporate and national culture, and identifying the impact of interrelated culture variables in the corporate sett ... y, we have been able to gain insight into other cultures in order to accommodate corporations' international growth. Not only is this holistic approach a logical step toward corporate culture solution ...

(2 pages) 667 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Management

Compare and contrast Hofstede's cultural dimensions of Australia and China.

elopment, employee motivation, and compensation and benefits need to be performed in alignment with national culture as effectiveness of a human resource management practice hinges on the degree to wh ... orty countries. From those results, and later additions, Hofstede developed a model for classifying national cultures and analysing work behaviour according to five underlying dimensions: power distan ...

(11 pages) 186 0 0.0 Aug/2008

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Management > Human Resource Management


of globalisation seems to become more and more outstanding in business field, especially in an international context, which makes the management and development of people require considerations of cul ... ly focuses on the potential problems and the possible strategies that may help depress them in International Joint Venture Corporations, will be discussed based on Hofstede's five cultural dimensions ...

(10 pages) 102 0 3.7 Sep/2008

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Management > Human Resource Management

Country Project Marketing & Finance Paper

out the product, and a way to reach the customer's place (Perreault et al, 2005, p. 36). On an International level the marketing mix is the set of choices the firm offers to its targeted markets. Many ... ed markets. Many firms vary their marketing mix from country to country depending on differences in national culture, economic development, product standards, and distribution channels (Hill, 2005, p. ...

(3 pages) 35 0 5.0 Oct/2008

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Management

Managing across Cultures - Hospitality and Tourism Management

MANAGING ACROSS CULTURESNational and Corporate CulturesCulture, is something very much personal to an individual. And avoidi ... culture.Conflict between the company's culture and the country's culture introduces a discussion of National Vs Corporate culture. A company's culture may be informal while a country's culture could r ... ears incorporate some values, attitudes, and ethics in its children. This is what is referred to as National culture. Organisational culture is a package of policies, rules, regulations, and code of c ...

(9 pages) 58 0 3.0 Oct/2008

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

How cultural values influence the conduct of business and economic success? To what extent is their role unproven and exaggerated?

but economic growth happens in stages. However Samuelson contradicts the culture theory by stating national performance, management and organisation are shaped by economic factors and technology.The ... They hold the position of the most dominate country in the world economy, but is that due to their national culture? Yes they were one of the first to industrialise, but their success could have deri ...

(8 pages) 52 0 0.0 Nov/2008

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Management

Compare and contrast Hofstede's cultural dimensions of Australia and one other country

For any international organization, it is of enormous significance to understand cultural differences and make go ... us significance to understand cultural differences and make good use of them in the global context. National culture may be thought of as the values, beliefs, perceptual orientations, and norms typica ... of the members of a particular society (Trompenaars, 1997). Management techniques inconsistent with national culture can lead to conflict between multinational corporations (MNCs) and its employees an ...

(9 pages) 128 0 5.0 Jan/2009

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Management