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Impact of Culture on Business Chapter 32 K. Aswathappa
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Impact of Culture on Business Culture creates people Culture performs four functions 1. Creates distinctions between one organization and another 2. Conveys a sense of identity for organization members 3. Facilitates the generation of commitment to something bigger 4. Enhances the social system stability
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Culture and globalization Culture varies from different countries but with globalization, cultures are becoming more educated about diverse cultures Globalization creates more diversity Cultural shock occurs when one culture interacts with another creating certain confusion, disorientation and emotional change Culture determines goods and services Clothing, food and drink, building materials etc. People’s attitude towards business
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Unformatted text preview: Doing or not doing what is considered right or wrong Impact of Culture on Business Attitude to work Motivation, morale are based around culture Thus different types of rewards, appeals and penalty are required Collectivism and individualism Related to morale, trade unions and employee competitiveness Ambitious or complacent Ambitious – one who is highly motivated, wealth acquisitive and has a strong urge to excel, prepared to change the organization and take risks Complacent – one who prefers government jobs with less risk, less work and less skills required Impact of Culture on Business Education Family Authority The view of scientific method Ethics in business Time Dimension Impact of Culture on Business...
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