Culture and Business

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Culture and Business Week 1 Dr David Pritchard
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Culture and Business Dr David Pritchard Class 1
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A Popular View of Culture Culture is all about food, language, dress, customs, holidays, etc.
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The Western View of Culture Cultures differ in language, cuisine, etiquette, etc. But we are all basically the same inside. Apparent differences are due to levels of development. There is a single path of development toward a rational lifestyle. The West is obviously ahead, whence the distinction of “developed” and “developing” countries.
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Cultural Iceberg Culture determines our deepest assumptions, most of which we not even aware. Like an iceberg, culture lies mostly beneath the surface.
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Language Cuisine Dress, hairstyle Overt religion Concept of authority Concepts of space and time Guilt vs. shame Rule-based vs. relationship- based Apollonian vs. Dionysian Universalizing rationality? Management of information Stress management Covert religion Fundamental conception of reality Pop culture
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Capitalist market economies are spreading, and
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This note was uploaded on 11/19/2011 for the course COB 0104-722 taught by Professor Wollan during the Fall '10 term at RIT.

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