Consequently Americans have the likelihood of deciding to install air

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Consequently, Americans have the likelihood of deciding to install air-conditioning or central heating in their households. Therefore, this paper will compare American culture and Indonesian culture in the context of social cultural assumptions and values. As a nation composed of various communities and cultures, Indonesia enjoys a diverse cultural sense. In spite of this diversity, similar values tend to underpin most of the Indonesian people. For example, Indonesians tend to place great value on social harmony as well as in behavior, which follows customs and maintains harmony. Specifically, they dislike a “scene” and value the concept of one outlook or “face” which calls for respect in public for everyone (Oddthemes, 2010). To them, loudness is vulgar, bluntness is rude, and aggressiveness is termed as bad manners. In terms of business, Indonesians tend to take more time in discussions, and reaching a business decision compared to the Americans. Additionally, Indonesians express differences in opinion in a manner that can be irritating and devious. Actually, Indonesians are so reluctant to say “no.” In terms time, Indonesian term time as being elastic and therefore
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SOCIAL CULTURAL VALUES AND ASSUMPTIONS IN CULTURE 3 punctuation is not ingrained (Oddthemes, 2010). In fact, relationship have a higher value
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