ISt 335 globalization 9:15

ISt 335 globalization 9:15 - Cross-culture working...

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IST 335 (9/15) 16:35 Globalization Trend toward a unified global economy where… Culture Shared values and assumptions that govern acceptable behavior and thought patterns  in a country Opportunities and Challenges Diagram on ppt Internationally focused Jobs Thrive on challenge foreign joB assignments Expatrait Culture Shock- stress involving difficulties coping with the requirements of life in a new  country Training Expatraites Convince its important Train entire family Predeparture orientation Key cultural Information Conversational language training Consider additional training after arrival Language Cultural Exposure Host-Country support
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Unformatted text preview: Cross-culture working relationships High-sontext cultures Use of contextual cues to understand people and their communications Value truest and personal relationships Low-context cultures Rely on direct questioning to understand people and their communications Value efficiency and performance. Cross culture working relationships Monochronic time orientation Prefer to focus on one task per unit of time Complete that task in a timely fashion Polychromic time orientation Willing to juggle multiple tasks per unit of time Accept interruptions and unwilling to be driven by time. 16:35 16:35...
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This note was uploaded on 01/21/2012 for the course IST 335 taught by Professor Carstenoesterlund during the Fall '09 term at Syracuse.

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