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S15_Global_handouts - 3/9/2010 Self-Reference Criterion 2...

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3/9/2010 1 BUSINESS ETHICS IN A GLOBAL ECONOMY Dr. Truong Thi Nam Thang Self-Reference Criterion 2 ± Unconscious reference to one’s own cultural values, experience, and knowledge ± A reaction based on knowledge grounded in our lt l h it d l t d lif ti cultural heritage and accumulated over a lifetime ± May not have the same relevance to people of other cultures Culture as a Factor in Business 3 ± Everything in our surrounding made by people, both tangible and intangible ± Language, religion, law, politics, technology, educati il i t i l l d t h i on, social organization, general values, and ethical standards ± Differences in speech and body language Cultural and Ethical Relativism 4 ± Cultural relativism means that morality varies from one culture to the next (business practices are defined as right or wrong based on a particular culture) ±
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3/9/2010 2 MNC 5
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This note was uploaded on 07/19/2011 for the course ECON 101 taught by Professor Wood during the Spring '07 term at Berkeley.

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