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RUNNING HEAD: CULTURAL DIFFERENCES IN TAIWAN1Cultural Differences in TaiwanTami ShriverColumbia Southern University
CULTURAL DIFFERENCES IN TAIWAN22“As generally understood, the culture of a society comprises the shared values, understandings, assumptions, and goals that are learned from earlier generations, imposed by present members of a society, and passed on to succeeding generations” (Deresky, 2014, p. 74). Because of the differences in cultures in countries all around the world, doing international business will have challenges. Learning the cultural variables of the country you are doing business with will help to ensure a more successful relationship. There are also things that you need to know about the cultural differences that would help you open a subsidiary, hire staff, and manage it for your corporation in another country. Today we will discuss how to do this in Taiwan.Before we can discuss how to open a subsidiary, hire staff, and manage it we must know what the cultural differences in Taiwan are. Taking a look at two nations that frequently conduct business together, the United States and Taiwan, it is immediately apparent that there is