exercise on cultural dimensions
Oxford dictionary defines culture as â€œThe arts and other manifestations of human intellectual achievement regarded collectively.â€ Each society, country, and culture have numerous nuances that can be difficult for the others to understand.
Managers in todayâ€™s multicultural global environment constantly encounter cultural differences, which may create barriers in communication and eventually lead to business failures. To become a successful global manager, you need to equip yourself with necessary knowledge to develop your culture competence.
For years, scholars have been studying country cultures. Several theories were developed, such as Geert Hofstedeâ€™s culture dimensions and Edward T. Hallâ€™s cross-culture theory
USE THESE WEBSITES TO COMPLETE THIS ASSIGNMENT:
Besides the websites mentioned above, you can get yourself further familiarized with those theories by checking out the following video clips:
- Hofstedeâ€™s culture dimensions at
- Hallâ€™s low-context and high-context theory at
Your task is to utilize Hofstedeâ€™s website at https://www.hofstede-insights.com/country-comparison/ (Links to an external site.) to identify the scores for the six cultural dimensions of your home country. Then, choose another foreign country of your interest and compare the cultural dimensions of your select country to those of your home country.