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.

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.

Arabs' Generosity and Hospitality in the Arabian Peninsula

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The intentions of this study are generosity and hospitality as two of the most fundamental traits of the culture of the Arabs in the Arab Peninsula. The extreme generosity and hospitality of the Arabs is often very surprising for the outsiders and they find it hard to understand how people can be so selfless and generous.

Prehistory: death an burial in Iron Age

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The researcher of this paper not only attempts at highlighting and comparing the factual information presented in the selected articles, but also aims to offer an insight into the various concepts of death and agency among various cultures of the Iron Age. The concept of death is varied among various cultures and so is the ritual of burial.

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.

Advantages and Disadvantages of Multiculturalism in UK.

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This paper analyses the advantages and disadvantages multiculturalism brings to UK people. Some people argue that multiculturalism should be encouraged, especially in this globalized world, whereas others are of the view that it should not be encouraged because of the possibility of repetition of 9/11 like incidents.

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.

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

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.

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.

Culture perspective of India

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The intention of this study is India as a land of diversity. There is diversity of religions, cultures, traditions, languages, norms, values, foods, beliefs and professions. The diversity is so profound that the low caste Hindus are considered inferior to the Hindus belonging to the superior classes.

Is Modern Fashion Enslaving or Liberating?

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The researcher states that fashion is amongst the oldest and most significant aspects of human social culture and is known to have always had a strong impact on thoughts, preferences and way of life for many people all over the world. Although both men and women are conscious of fashion, it is more associated with women because they take extra interest and care in following the newest trends.

Fashion Culture

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This essay analyzes culture of fashion. For some fashion is an expression of the individual self, whereas for others fashion is constricting oneself to the ideals defined by society and the selected few. Whatever the term fashion means, it has a deep impact of the society as a whole. fashion is primarily inspired by the British with changes.

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.

Godfather

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The remarkable thing about this movie is that it does not give us many international aspects concerning the mob family life and the intrigues that came with it. The movie is concentrated on the mobsters' life, where everybody knew everybody including what they were doing (Ebert, 2010). People believe that mobster life is all full of roses and fun.

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.

Girls with a Pearl Earring

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The classic critical evaluation by Berger has gained popularity as an explanation of the typical male gaze. According to the critic’s thesis, women are viewed by men for pleasure and in turn, women become submissive to this objectification. Berger’s famous work and ideas further draw attention to the relationship that exists between social class and oil painting subjects.

Comparison and contrast about American funeral and wedding

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This research is the best example of comparison and Contrast of American Funeral and Wedding. Death awaits us all. Likewise, it’s the part of societal norms to wed before marriage. Death is marked through a funeral. In spite of both situations being celebrations of life, there are imminent contrasts in death and wedding celebrations.

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.

Enlightenment Age to Post-Modernism

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The researcher of this paper will Identify and discuss the historical, political, and cultural forces that define each era, show how each era is similar to and distinct from the era be preceding it and briefly tackle a discourse on the method in the enlightenment era. These and much more will be featured here.

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.

From Empiricism to Postmodernism

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This essay analyzes Empiricism and Postmodernism. While modernism emphasized on structure, postmodernism emphasized on de-structuralizing knowledge. “The new movement implies a shift from the signified to the signifier: and so there is a perpetual detour on the way to a truth that has lost any status or finality”.

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.

Japanese culture

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According to the research findings the Constitution of Japan will go through a modification within a period of five years. But some experts do disagree on this conclusion; they say that any unforeseen circumstances can change the ultimate view of Japan. An entrenched ideology, as it is seen, pacifism even though weakening will go through a slow change rather than a rapid one.

Korea’s High Context Culture

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The researcher of this essay aims to pay special attention to the following factors that are important in communicating with Koreans if the individual involved came from a society with low context culture: Language, Context, Gender, Status and Authority. It is important to note that cultural context varies and these serve as guidelines on how communication should be conducted.

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?

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

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.

A Rose for Emily by William Faulkner

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The clash between the Old Order and the New appears in many different forms throughout the story and becomes its principal unifying theme. An intuitive artist, Faulkner instinctively latched onto the technical devices of his time and perfected them to express the Southern myth. The past is represented through the characters of Emily, Colonel Sartoris, Tobe and Judge Stevens, whereas Homer Barron, the anonymous narrator and the new aldermen come to represent the present times.

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.

Hip Hop Genre

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The aim of hip-hop was what propelled it to where it is today. Hip-hop was a means of expression and a channel of rebellion against the norm. As chronicled by Davey (1985), the freedom of participation offered by this art form appealed to its earliest crowds in New York. The beauty of its simplicity propelled it through the neighborhoods and transformed it into its earliest form of a culture of expression that was not bogged down by the rules of society.

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.

Society and Fashion in the Age of Postmodernism

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The researcher of this essay aims to analyze society and fashion in the age of postmodernism. The keyword of the post modern was radical perspectivism. The postmodern subject floated in a universe that was at once open and without foundations. The fluidity of postmodernism seeped into areas considered to be impregnable till then.

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.

Repesentation of Women in Japanese Film

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Japanese women are depicted as gentle and mild, in the early times, they are the ones who tame the wild lions and they are a symbol of purity and of goodwill. They are also the homemakers that keep the home safe and so they do not often commit the crime just for the sake of being the best among others, the do not find glory in being scandalized at they are soft and smooth and always with grace, they do not ride rough like men do.
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