Chap 2 Defining Culture - -Communication devices-Political

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© 2007 Robert Sweo Defining Culture
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© 2007 Robert Sweo What Business Culture Isn't Culture vs “Cultra” A list of Cultural Habits
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© 2007 Robert Sweo Cultures Components Culture is learned - you are not born with it Cultural aspects are inter-related - you can't change just 1 part Culture is shared
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© 2007 Robert Sweo Cultural Dimensions Psychological Social Historic
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© 2007 Robert Sweo Trait Stabilizers Communication Patterns Verbal Nonverbal - probably the more important Religion Social Enforcement Cultural imperatives - Cultural traits that must be met to be successful in the country Cultural adiaphore- Cultural traits foreigners can participate in but are not required Cultural exclusives - Cultural traits foreigners are not allowed to participate in even though required of locals
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© 2007 Robert Sweo World Religions
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© 2007 Robert Sweo Cultural Transmission Cultures affect one another through: - Direct interaction
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Unformatted text preview: -Communication devices-Political devices-Cultra-Business processes 2007 Robert Sweo Look Familiar? 2007 Robert Sweo How About Now? 2007 Robert Sweo Our Revenge 2007 Robert Sweo Now Consider This 2007 Robert Sweo Alright Already, So What is a Culture A fuzzy set of mostly shared traits within a defined population Not everyone shares everything Trait boarders aren't perfectly clear Most people are closer to each other on most thing than to other populations of people 2007 Robert Sweo Subcultures Most nations include many subcultures Many cultures and subcultures cross national boundaries One or more subcultures is almost always a counter-culture 2007 Robert Sweo Cultural Traits There are many hundreds -they vary by culture Several important dimensions have been defined to help study business interactions...
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This note was uploaded on 10/28/2009 for the course ACG 3141 taught by Professor Graybeal during the Spring '08 term at University of Central Florida.

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Chap 2 Defining Culture - -Communication devices-Political

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