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Unformatted text preview: orientation, goal orientation, time orientation, uncertainty orientation are all factors. A person must research the environment they will be going to and prepare themselves to adapt to this style of management. It is imperative to have the capability to conform quickly. For example in Germany all stores close at 2pm Saturday and do not reopen until 8am on Monday. This is a challenge to those who come from the US and obtain jobs within the German economy but mainly vice versa. A German worker for Wal-Mart never works on Sunday gets off no later than 2 on Saturday. They have chairs to sit in and do not bag your order at all. In the US they would have no chair, they would have to be available on Sundays and also bag the items that are purchased....
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This document was uploaded on 06/22/2011.
- Spring '11