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Culture Shock and Poor Adjustment and Recommendations for Overcoming Cross Cultural Challenges

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Globalization is fostering cultural changes and is reshaping the thinking modes of people all over the world. Although this has created a lot of room for the clash of cultures, yet there also exist ways in which different cultures can inspire one another, learn from one another, and appreciate their commonalities as well as differences (Soderberg and Holden, 2002).

Verbal Intercultural Differences

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Another point for this exercise, besides the different cultural backgrounds, is that ethnic words can vary from the personality type of a person. There are people from the same cultural background and they described marriage and work totally different from each other.

Rituals in Modern and Ancient Society

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In ancient Greece, birthing rituals were based on superstitious belief. The room in which the mother would give birth would be checked for knots, which were believed to delay or prevent birth. Once the mother went into labor, she would crouch over a birthing stool where two midwives would massage her stomach and a third would be waiting to catch the baby.

Analyzing Rhetoric and Culture using Political Cartoons

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This analysis will be based on clarity/ explicitness of the characters and on the negative nature of a closed and inauthentic society.

Comparative Analysis of Portugal and Australia Culture

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Consequently, in this study, the cultural analysis is exhibited of the home country Portugal and the host country Australia. People from various countries in search of work move from one country to another and face the difference of culture. The cultural difference of Australia and Portugal is wide depending on several aspects.

Reconciling and harmonising cultural conflict

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The problem with establishing a team environment in which organisational members are representative of dissimilar cultures is that there may be disagreements about how to approach such conceptions as risk adoption, what is considered to be effective and appropriate communication style and language

Culture intelligence

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It is very important to understand how business communication is impacted by culture and how employees and businesses interact globally. This can be done only by training workforce on Cultural Intelligence. Teams and organisations that are at odds with one another and co-operate well across the cultures will prosper in an increasingly global economy.

Louis Vuitton in India

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Louis Vuitton previously opened two stores in luxury hotels in India but this time it has planned to open its store in a luxury mall. The luxury malls in India are rising at a rapid speed. It would facilitate the company to make its expansion in the luxury brand market of India by providing with sophisticated infrastructure.

The study of the hip-hop culture

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Numerous scholars specializing in other academic and professional disciplines recognize that the hip-hop culture is a subject that is worth academic and professional attention. As a result, many modern day scholars are engaging in research activities in an attempt to understand the origin and the characteristics of the hip-hop culture.

Difinition of culture

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Culture, therefore, is a reflection of social patterns, emotions and practices that stem from social interactions within a society. Culture is very crucial for human beings as it give them an identity. It provides rules and regulations within which one has to operate to live in a society.

Cultural identity of european americans in the southwest

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Culture also encompasses beliefs and moral values, traditions and laws that define a given community, country or a given group in a given area. Cultural diversity may also be very varied in a region with high levels of immigration or emigration.

Culture Analysis

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The purpose of this assignment is to compare and contrast the different aspects of the US culture from the perspective of a UK citizen. Initially, the paper deals with the analysis of characteristics like language, folktales, values nonverbal communications styles, government, education, healthcare, and business of the US culture.

Cross-Cultural Comparative Analysis: UK and UAE

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Trompenaar’s considers culture from a pragmatic perspective. This model is focused on decision making triggers within a company (i.e. outer directed/specific/diffuse triggers); decision-making strategies of the company are also considered (whether analyzing or integrating strategies);

The Recent History and Dynamics of Culture

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British and Western Europeans were the sole providers of “literature”. Cultured people were “elite”, so anything readily accessible by the masses was not a part of culture. This meant that even though cultured texts, music and art were available to everyone, only the most cultured could truly understand them, if they even read them.

The religious culture of the Yami

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The Yami belief system comprises of cosmogony that is considered as underdeveloped. However, some researchers argue that the cosmogony could have been developed but has regressed. The belief system is based on belief in aspects such as demons.

Architecture essay temple of Olympian Zeus Greece Athens

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The Temple of Olympian Zeus is a testament to the flourishing effects of classical humanities on our modern culture. The Temple of Olympian Zeus displays classical, as well as Hellenistic, culture.

International Organisational Behaviour - What is meant by "culture shock"?

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For an organization, cultural shock could create difficulties in the performance of individuals which can reduce the chances of accomplishment of goals and objectives (Bochner, 2000). Culture plays an important in defining and shaping the individual and how an individual behave in different situations.

Cross-cultural Training

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Globalisation has resulted to a number of changes with respect to the manner by which people do business. In these days, people, products and services no longer came from the country of origin. With the onset of globalisation, companies are allowed to transfer their operations offshore, otherwise known as outsourcing.

Fashion at the Royal Wedding

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The royal fashion is not going to be complete without detailed analysis on their appereances on the wedding ceremony of Prince William and Catherine Middleton, that took place in London, United Kingdom on 29th of April, 2011. The researcher describes the event itself and not only dress and gown of the bride but also reviews media headlines surrounding the fashion topic of that day.

Cultural Similarities

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With a lot of literature being compiled on the racial attitudes between various races in the world, it is of immense importance to understand the varying stereotypes that exist regarding each racial group. Additionally, it is imperative to understand the changes that have taken place regarding the stereotypes and the noticeable changes that can be identified in the population at large.

The culture of the city of Cairo, Egypt

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In local vernacular,it is also called Masr.Heritage Sites Memphis was the ancient city located at 20 kilometer to the south of Cairo,which was founded by the pharaoh Menes in 3000 BC.Cairo derives its heritage from Memphis as it remained most important city during those days having located at the mouth of Nile Delta.

Diversity in the United States

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America is also in a position to help other countries with its wealth and knowledge, but only if its government is able to treat those from other cultures with respect. One of the most interesting facts that I have learned in the last few weeks, is the way that America was first created by a mixture of different peoples.

Inheriting My Culture

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In the process I ended up forgetting my culture and assimilated the American culture of most of my friends. I got so much into the culture that I even forgot to speak my language. I started to fancy western music and art and I was at the verge of completely forgetting what Chinese art looked like and what Chinese music sounded like.

Elements of US Culture

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According to Sullivan (2001, p. 1), the freedom of expression and democratic social order are mutually beneficial. A closer observation will prove that this statement is correct. To illustrate, public expression of one’s opinion may invoke public agitation where it is the responsibility of government to provide protection to the citizens.

Creating the Myth

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A story that may change presentation, genre, locations, names, and faces, but they all have things in common that cannot be ignored. What do they have in common? Why do we remain drawn in by these shared elements? Why do we not regularly recognize these ever repeating patterns?

Ethnic group of elderly people

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The research was undertaken on elderly ethnic group by means of interview and participant observation method. The concepts of anthropology applied on this research are ethnicity, culture and race. Ethnicity implies a group of people living in the same vicinity and sharing common beliefs and values with each other.

Where Are We From? Chineese culture and society

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In my case, China has contributed a great deal in my personality development as discussed further in this essay.The landmass of East Asia is covered with what we call China. We can broadly understand the country in two parts, one being the Eastern and the other being the Western half

Chaplin and the cinema

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Even in this modern era people take inspiration from Charlie Chaplin’s way of acting. He expressed his inner sentiments by changing his expressions of the face.This was a skill which was possessed by him and he was the most famous comedian of his time.

Traditional clothes in Japan and Germany

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The Japanese traditional clothing today has become to represent Japan’s cultural identity. The word kimono or wafuku means simply “Japanese style clothing”, and is used to differentiate this style of attire from yofuku, which is the Western-style clothing Japanese prefer to wear today

Understanding cultural and ethnic identity of United States

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'It is the sentiments of belonging or connection to ones larger culture as in case with U.S minority ethnic groups mixing their ethnic oriented values with some of the larger US cultural values' (p94). A people's culture can have strong or weak cultural salience.

Renaissance Art and Music

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The term Renaissance is originally a French word whose literal meaning is rebirth, has been applied metaphorically to a wide variety of phenomena ranging from an experience in the life history of an individual to the characterization of a culture of an entire epoch.

Japanese festivals

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There are in addition a variety of local festivals that are mainly unidentified external to a specified region. It is normally thought that one will for all time discover a festival everywhere in Japan.

Global code of ethics

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Representations of these ethics can be found, for example, in various UN conventions and declarations, e.g. the Universal Declaration of Human Rights adopted by the UN General Assembly, the International Convention on the Rights of the Child, the Rio Declaration on the Environment and Development and the recommendations of Agenda 21.

Tаttoos as а regulаr аspect of consumer culture

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А long-stаnding symbol cаlled "body project" (Shilling, 1993:18) is now а floаting signifier of а full pаnorаmа of sociаl stаtuses, roles аnd identities. The tаttoo is blossoming аs а polysemic symbol of mаny countries, аnd is аctively inserted into the identity politics of а melаnge of аctors.

Understanding the Arab culture

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Islam has its origins in the Arab world hence this is the main reason why many people perceive Arabs to be Muslims. The element of generalisation of Arabs remains an aspect which cannot be ascertained since individuals have different personalities and therefore cannot be like minded.

Transitions of Culture and Identity

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Mercer (1994) quotes James who says that there are more than three million blacks in Britain and that there are full generations who will are born in the nation, but who will never fully be a part of the culture because of their visibly different heritage (p. 1). The cultural conflict that occurs when a home land is left for a new place in which to dwell becomes linked to the search for identity.

Raymond Williams and His Contribution to the Study of Culture

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The importance of the conceptualisation of cultural materialism theorized by Williams is relevant in understanding the multi-dimensional perspectives of cultural studies in the sense that the notion of cultural materialism directed cultural theorists to expand their research also by exploring new areas.

Modernism and Postmodernism - 20th & 21st Century Visual and Material Culture

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In addition, it describes movements in applied arts that appeared in the decades before the First World War. It had roots in the changes in the western world in the nineteenth century, and it is a revocation of the works of the 19th-century enlightenment thinkers (Whitworth, 31).

Community and Citizenship

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The latter is mainly about how the elements of capitalism and urban living have transformed the dynamics of the community from the solid communal relationship to a mere arena of exchanges that promote the interests of individuals.

Examining Culture as a Process Using Three Texts

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In reading these 3 texts, I do not envy much of what these individuals had to go through, but I do feel that their experiences made them who they became. These experiences would not be worth trading, as they have shaped the characters of these specific individuals.

The Zulu Culture

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This paper seeks to focus on the Zulu people and analyze their culture in comparison to the western culture, particularly in areas concerning early forms of entertainment that have, over the years, developed to become film and literature.

A Passage to India through the Lens of Orientalism

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Said (p.32) notes that Orientalism, which involves scholarship in Western Countries about the East, is tied inextricably to Imperialism and this makes it intellectually suspect because it is the product of Imperialist societies, making Orientalism inherently servile and political.

Surf Culture

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Today as increasing numbers of people take to the enjoyable recreational sport of surfing, it has given rise to a youth subculture that has for many become a way of life. The sport has resulted in an upsurge of a whole new industry that thrives on products that project the carefree and casual lifestyle of surfers.

Tea Culture between Asian and Western Countries

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Tea discovery can be dated way back during Holy Farmer’s time who was believed to be the god of farming and medicine. The farmer got poisoned seventy times while collecting and tasting herbs on the mountain.

All these museum pieces of the once-proud native Americans

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How could a once vibrant culture so disappear almost completely? What lead to their demise and extinction? How come the once original peoples have been marginalized in modern society? All these artifacts are testaments to the diminution of a culture that once was mighty. It is like living in history, that is, the very people honored by these museums seem to be a part of the past and not of the present.

Zulu Culture and living

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The Zulu people are full of character and celebrate their cultural distinctiveness through cultural festivals. Currently the Zulu tribe is divided; some people have moved into urban centers while others are still in their native habitat (Kwazulu-Natal province). Zulu community has a little population in Zimbabwe, Zambia and Mozambique.

Pop Culture

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Excess exposure of youth to pop culture is distracting them from their right path in every sense as in their character building, their attitude towards academics and their social behavior.

Basseri of Iran

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In the end, the conclusion is reached according to which the Basseri may be regarded as one of the vivid examples of this form of societal organization.

How contemporary designer Anna Sui, has reinterpreted and been influenced by the past

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From folk, grunge and heavy metal music to Victorian, Rococo and ancient Egyptian style, Anna Sui channels her passion for fashion by getting influences from all aspects. Not only is she a well-rounded designer inspired by all things around her but also has become one of the “most celebrated names in fashion history” and the first Chinese-American to make it big in the industry.
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