Complexity of Cultural Differences

Complexity of Cultural Differences - The Complexity of...

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The Complexity of Cultural Differences Societal subsystems Language (dialects, slang, sayings, idioms), symbols Traditions, conventions, rituals Sense of time, space, humor, esthetics Concepts of life’s purpose, love, happiness Way of thinking, attention span
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The Complexity of Cultural Differences Political environment Legal environment Economic environment Religious environment Educational environment Sanitary / health care environment
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The Complexity of Cultural Differences Values = abstract ideas about what a group believes to be good, right, desirable
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Come up with values significant for the U.S. American mainstream culture based on discussing the following questions: - What is valued in the different areas of social life? - What do US-Americans desire in their life? - What means a successful life in the light of the so-called “American Way of Life”? Choose a way to illustrate the values you have come up with.
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This note was uploaded on 04/05/2011 for the course MGT 355 taught by Professor Rausch during the Winter '11 term at Grand Valley State.

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