Culture Differences in Management Styles
This well-researched paper focuses on cultural conflicts in the global business community, as well as strategies and solutions to overcome these same conflicts.
# 68325 | 2,686 words | 11 sources | MLA | 2006 |
Published on Aug 15, 2006 in Ethnic Studies (Conflict) , Ethnic Studies (Modern) , Business (General)
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The writer of this paper examines the various cultural differences, as they pertain to business in Germany, the United States and Japan. This paper analyzes how miscommunication between management and employees, due to lack of cultural awareness, leads to or exacerbates problems. This paper cites the views and opinions of various experts who contend that multinational corporations must adapt to a host country's cultural and business practices, in order to meet local needs. While the U.S., Germany and Japan are unlike each other, this paper discusses the fact that each country has aspects in common with its neighbors. This paper delves into the results of various investigations regarding the handling of cultural conflicts in a business setting, while presenting several strategies and solutions for conflict resolution.
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From the Paper:"In order to identify the major bases of conflicts as well as the major means that can be used to solve them, three cultures were chosen. The United States, Germany and Japan are very unlike each other, but each has aspects in common with its neighbors. The United States, for example, conducts its corporate life similarly to Canada. Germany can be said in many ways to be similar to the Netherlands and Scandinavia in its cultural background. Japan is somewhat representative of most of Asia. Therefore, using those three nations to investigate the best practices in conflict resolution may result in a less limited range of recommendations than, for instance, considering Spain and Venezuela, both of which share some aspects in common with each other, and even with the large Latino population of the United States which has, arguably, influenced American corporate culture at least to a small degree."
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