wk 4 The cultural profile - that Thais ought to change...

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Why? To avoid problems (but that’s more kind of a joke, though? Or do you have examples?) Or: Arabs are very reluctant to accept the idea that males and females can socialize in a friendly way and not have it lead to some sort of immoral behavior. ...especially when it comes to Arab women and non Arab men. ..or even non Arab women depending on the situation. Also, things we cultural management 1112 wk4 2
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think Thailand: “Moving on to other cultural misunderstandings, there is for instance Thailand’s respect for elders. In much of the modern-day Western world paying respect to ones elders is a fuddy- duddy old-fashioned fiasco and so they feel
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Unformatted text preview: that Thais ought to change their mentality too. They fail to realize however, that most Thais cultural management 1112 wk4 3 Also in business a cultural management 1112 wk4 4 Inconveniences. . cultural management 1112 wk4 5 Some googling gives you an idea of a cultural profile France: http://www.kwintessential.co.uk/resources/global-etiquette/france-country-profile.html Japan: http://www.culturalprofiles.net/japan/Directories/Japan_Cultural_Profile/-34.html Find the golden link In fact there are some interesting websites with a lot of information. Also Hofstedes homepage. (Hofstedes dimensions will be discussed this week and next week), because you will be asked to use Hofstedes theory. cultural management 1112 wk4 6...
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