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The Cultural Environments
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Culture T “A system of values and norms that are shared among a group of people and that when taken together constitute a design for living.” Hofstede, Namenwirth and Weber
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Norms and Values T Values: abstract ideas about what a group believes to be good, right and desirable. OR shared assumptions about how things ought to be. T Norms: social rules and guidelines that prescribe appropriate behavior in particular situations.
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Folkways and Mores T Folkways: Routine conventions of everyday life. T Little moral significance. T Generally, social conventions such as dress codes, social manners, and neighborly behavior. T Mores: Norms central to the functioning of society and its social life. T Greater significance than folkways. T Violation can bring serious retribution. .
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World’s Religions Christianity Islam Nonreligious Hinduism Other Buddhism Confucianism Jewish The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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This note was uploaded on 02/24/2010 for the course ACCOUNTING 578844 taught by Professor Mctosh during the Spring '10 term at UCLA.

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