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...Cultures Cultures Formalization refers to the structuring and arrangement of work roles in an organization, as well as the procedures and rules that govern the activities carried out by the organization’s employees. As such, formalization details the rules regarding how the employees ought to conduct themselves in the workplace and guidelines that they have to follow when carrying out their duties in the organization. Formalization plays an essential role in coordinating the efforts and the works of many employees in utilitarian organizations. Formalization is essential in the understanding of the organization culture. This borrows from...
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...Cultures Turkish Muslim Death Related Beliefs This topic was chosen for this assignment because the Turkish Muslim ethnic groups are very dissimilar from what we know in our Western cultures. In fact, the Turkish Muslim group is even different to the regular Muslims from the various other parts of the world. The beliefs they practise, as well as how they practise those beliefs will be discussed throughout this essay in considerable depth. Their unfamiliar beliefs will also be compared to the beliefs and thoughts of our own culture. 2 The social life in Muslim Turkey contains a large number of different beliefs, customs, traditions, rites and ceremonies and stereotype attitudes in many... s s PSYC211...
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Cultures
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...culture are related to each other in a way that culture is bound to reflect the people’s beliefs, values, and practice in a society. Therefore the changes in a society are also reflected in the existing culture. Cultural art is also expected to replicate those beliefs and practices of the people of a cultural community since the scope of traditional cultural art is, to a great extent, restrained by the societal power factors, such as the state authority, various social organizations... , and established dissident groups. Unlike the traditional dominant culture, subculture is formed by a group of people who do not go along with the line of existing beliefs and practices....
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...Cultures New York The employees in New York are culturally diverse. They belong to different races and ethnic groups including Caucasian Americans, African Americans, Hispanics, and Indian Americans etc. They know and speak different languages, though all of them commonly know English. The diversity occasionally creates problems in the workplace as employees belonging to certain races think they are being maltreated. In a case study, it was found that the “Black, Hispanic and female members of the factory were particularly aggrieved by the disparaging treatment they received, including alleged acts of physical abuse” (“A new type”). The American employees are motivated by flexible work... 19 June...
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Different Cultures
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...Cultures Different Cultures: Problem ment Culture plays an important role in the build up of a society. Leung et al (2005) defined national culture “as values, beliefs, norms, and behavioral patterns of a national group” (p.357). It is not necessary that the cultural norms such as values, beliefs, norms and behavioral patterns of one culture are the same as that of another culture. People living in different parts of the world have different cultural norms even if they belong to the same religion or community. For example, Roman Catholics and Protestants are two of the prominent communities in the Christian culture. However, they have different customs and rituals. Moreover... , it is not...
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Country cultures
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...cultures The work of Geert Hofstede continues to be analyzed in the manner in which he approached country cultures. According to Hofstede, “culture is a source of conflict than synergy; cultural differences are a nuisance at best and more of a disaster” (Hofstede 12). Organizations are turning their focus on global virtues in order to enhance teamwork among employees as a means of realizing success. Hofstede gathered and analyzed information from different cultures and made conclusions using similarities and differences which enabled him come up with the five dimensions of culture. He conducted his research amongst employees of IBM which he believed had a national representation of all... 28/09 Country...
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Traditional Cultures
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...Cultures Report All traditional cultures are susceptible to change due to a variety of factors that encourage the acceptance of new tools and ideas (O'Neil 1). Some of these factors include changes in the environment, contact or interaction between societies, and other forces at work within a community. Nevertheless, Haviland, Prins, McBride and Walrath (363) argue that culture change is mostly unplanned or unforeseen; hence, all changes are not adaptive or positive. Culture change may lead to innovation where new ideologies and technologies are introduced to the society or culture loss where traditional cultural patterns are replaced by new cultures such as in marriage. Therefore... Traditional...
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Business Cultures
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...Cultures This idea of a business having a culture was first developed by Hofstede (1980), in his work Cultures Consequences, where he suggests that the way businesses are operated and organized within a country reflects its national culture. Gareth Morgan (1986), in his Images of Organization, furthered this idea of business culture by describing business as “a type of micro-society where people work and ‘live’ together on a daily basis, with certain rules and understandings.”1 “Culture is a pattern of beliefs and expectations shared by the organizational members. These beliefs and expectations produce norms that powerfully shape the behaviour of individuals and groups within... the...
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...CULTURES Minority Cultures [The of the will appear here] [The of the will appear here] [The of the Professor] [Course] SECTION A Statement of Purpose: For the purpose of this paper, I have identified the Mexican and the Indians as the minority cultures living in my area. The reason for choosing these cultures is because they have managed to create a unique identity for themselves despite coming from one of the poorest countries of the world. Their cultures are rich and they often present a unique perspective of life through their customs and traditions. From an education point of view, I need to understand the background of these cultures in order to interact with its people... ?Running Head: MINORITY...
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World cultures
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...Cultures Maya Civilization World Cultures Maya Civilization Mayan civilization collapses when the culture is at itspeak. The Mayan empire commanded mighty armies that lived in established temples, centuries later the cities were dilapidated. The classical Maya culture had advanced in many ways in comparison to other cultures in 600 A.D. For instance, Maya astronomers had accuracy to predict the eclipses and other sky phenomena. In addition to that, Mayas developed overlapping calendars that employed accuracy in their prediction. The sculptures carved stelae statues that recorded their achievement. Today the ruins lie silent and abandon in the jungle where mahogany and other trees grow where... World...
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Organizational Cultures
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...Culture In MLA Format 2007 Outline I. Introduction II. Definition and main concepts of organizational culture, functions III. Levels of organizational culture IV. Types of organizational cultures V. Role of leaders in determining and maintaining the organization culture (ethical organizational culture) VI. The concept of organizational socialization VII. Importance of developing a global organizational culture, organizational culture inventory (OCI) VIII. Conclusion IX. References & bibliography Over the past couple of decades there has been a great deal of literature published about the concept of organizational culture. This concept started to be emphasized once it was discovered... Organizational...
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...Cultures Any set of values and beliefs make up a culture. On the same pretext, an organizational culture is a set of values, morals, beliefs, traditions and norms which come from the industry specific regimes as well as that from the society under which it exists in the first place. Thus it would not be wrong here to suggest that the organizational cultures are dependent on the society’s undertakings and the industrial influences at the same time. What is most important is how the two shape up the organizational culture at the very end and take the organization one step ahead in its different processes, activities and undertakings. The significant aspect lies on the basis... of these...
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Sexual Cultures
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...cultures Social Cultures Citizenship is closely associated with the heterosexuality and the of marriage. This relationship along with the construction of intimate and sexual citizenship has been a significant theme in the studies of sexuality across several disciplines. According Richardson (1998: p.56) normal citizenship has largely been constituted as heterosexuality, which is a necessary basis for full citizenship. In addition, according to theorists of sexual citizenship, citizenship claims are also based on male privilege. However, Bhattacharyya (2002: p.23) argues that the theoretical construct of sexual citizenship is built on the perception of sexual minorities such as gays... in the...
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Crossing Cultures
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...Cultures Crossing Cultures: Conflicting International Values and Belief Systems By You Your Academic Organization Here Here Abstract Todays international relationships, despite their enhancement of global trade and similar business practices, are often hampered by an inability to relate to the cultural beliefs and values of foreign citizens. This paper will describe one specific cultural conflict related to female human rights, emphasizing the role that other nations should take in accepting the values of other nations. Crossing Cultures: Conflicting International Values and Belief Systems INTRODUCTION The theory of cultural relativism, using a somewhat broad definition... Running Head: Crossing...
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Business cultures
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...Culture al Affiliation Business Cultures According to Kevin Lombardo, the founder and CEO ofSummit Group Partners in Colorado, business culture has far reaching impacts to the performance of any enterprise hence the management should work towards developing a good culture. The secret behind the success of many companies is embedded on their cultures. It’s the one that determines the staff morale, productivity and therefore forms the bottom-line to any success that can be recorded by a given organization/enterprise. Most companies err in hiring individuals with high qualifications but who cannot fit in the set business cultures. In such a case, productivity will be compromised and the change... Business...
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Marketing Cultures
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...cultures of food: Marketing opportunities from ethnic, religious and cultural diversity. Farnham, Surrey, England: Gower Pub. Co. Rama, K. 2011. Services marketing. New Delhi, Pearson.... Physical Evidence and Process Physical Evidence India subway typically has various non-veg and veg stations (Gillespie & Hennessey, 62). There are many but one can only chose one such station at a time and explore its varieties. Many health-conscious vegans thumb up their figure at subway stations made with processed vegan patty. Even though you may be the first to claim that you don’t typically prefer this veg and non-veg stations in subway India, remember we are referring to convenient food, fast food, the type of...
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Ancient cultures
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...Cultures Discuss the changing conventions for representing the human figure in prehistoric and ancientart through comparison of the common examples “portrait head of an Elder” Standing Buddha and Seated Scribe  There have been numerous changes in the conventions for representing the human figure in prehistoric and ancient art. The “portrait head of an Elder” “Standing Buddha” and “Seated Scribe” all demonstrate the way the society distinguished different people in the society. The ‘potrait head of an elder shows respect for the elder among Romans, ‘The Seated scribe’ shows the detestation towards scribes’ way of life while the Standing Buddha shows the important role of the Buddha among... Ancient...
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Screen cultures
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...Cultures Task: Owing to the interactive media traits and inherently fascinating appeal, computer video gamesare contemporarily immensely praised for their significant aptitude and value in educational and social perspectives, regardless of some demerits surrounding the same. Nevertheless, wide-ranging research surrounding this area of video gaming does not display any consummate assumption tests that pay up for considerable conclusions. Additionally, introductory comparative tests on the behavioural and attitudinal implications of video games on individuals, among other specific effects, have depicted some level of hope. Does video gaming portend any detrimental...
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Sensory Cultures
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...Cultures Sensory orientation refers to the ability of an individual to organize information and process it. This information is received from one’s environment via the senses. When one embodies social orientation, it means that they possess the cognitive ability to get information from various senses such as motion, touch, smell, taste, vision, and hearing, while associating this information with knowledge, experiences, and memories that were already present in their mind (Yack et al 33). When one has sensory orientation, it means that they have the ability to take sensory data and draw meaning from it. By being sensory oriented, an individual, has the ability to handle an interconnected... Sensory...
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Diversity (cultures)
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...cultural team sprouted up. Studies and researches were done to understand whether it would be of competitive advantage for a certain company if there are team members from different cultural backgrounds and how such differences can be understood and will not pose any problem for the company. This paper studies the concept of cultural diversity and its benefits to the workforce and the organization. Specifically, this is aimed at: 1. Analyzing the concept of cultural diversity 2... Introduction With the concept of globalization continuously rising, various industries and communities nowadays are adapting with the idea of havingcultural diversity. As organizations and communities are becoming a little...
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Fashion Cultures
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...Culture Fashion Culture Introduction: Clothing is a fundamental need of human and people from all societies wear clothes since pre-historic time. Clothing trends have grown and changed over the centuries with human needs and requirements, and clothes have now eventually become identity of different people living in various corners of the world. Initially, body protection against extreme climate was the main purpose of clothes, but modern scholars describe that clothing is an important mean of non-verbal communication that functions as a mark of recognition at the global level. Time has added a variety of style, fashion, and trends in clothing; while, it is also considered that clothes serve... ? Fashion...
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Hybrid Cultures and the Hermetically Sealed Cultures
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...Cultures in the Arab/ Western Conflicts of the latter 20th and 21st Centuries The main focus of this paper is to analyze the primary differences between hybrid cultures and the hermetically sealed cultures in the latter 20th and 21st centuries. Huntington's theory about the nature of hermetically sealed cultures lacks credibility in that he does not take in to account the dualism of western hybrid culture in terms of integrating with other cultures in the world. Barber's theories, on the other hand, highlight the current imperialistic nature of western culture against Arab cultures. Dubai... An Analysis of the Samuel Huntington's and Benjamin Barber's Theories of Hybrid and Hermetically Sealed Cultures ...
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Study of World Cultures
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...Cultures of Study of World Cultures The contemporary organizational culture is quite different from the old forms ones. As such, the modern-day manager faces various problems brought about by the existence of boundaries. Boundaries bring about diversity in cultures as they often separate communities and countries. However, with the growth of the corporate world, diversity has become necessary in the workplaces. As such, managers face various problems while communicating with suppliers, employees or even partners from across cultures. Clampitt (2010) shows many typical activities spanning across boundaries, which modern-day managers handle. They include the involvement with cross... Study of World...
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Traditions and Cultures
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...Cultures In the contemporary society that is composed of diverse groups of people, it is particularly important to honor their traditions without inadvertently disadvantaging anyone. This is achieved through promotion of mutual appreciation in stead of tolerance. Indeed, there is a tremendous difference between these two terms. On the one hand, when the society is tolerant of other cultures, there is a shade of meaning that those cultures are able to harm the social environment in some way. On the other hand, when people mutually appreciate their differenced, they acknowledge that a different culture is able to bring something positive into their life. This means that no group is being... Traditions and...
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Perceptions of Different Cultures
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...Cultures Every community has its own social and cultural peculiarities that are socially shared in the communities and endure attitudes which individuals show in an ostentatious manner toward one another without any need to refer to sociable rules or norms. This common knowledge creates trust from immediate apprehension of each other’s feelings and beliefs that are associated with security, discretion and absence of danger and risk. Huston explains the difference in her culture and that of the Kazakh culture and though there are differences that that lead to confusion and conflict, knowing the difference in culture and religion gave her more experience in knowledge... and personal development...
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Managing Across Cultures
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...cultures In most cases, business organizations are likely to have a workforce which is composed of people from different cultural backgrounds, different religion, different race and many other backgrounds. The fact here is that the workforce of any business organization is diverse and the issue of multiple cultures (Chevrier, 2003). It is upon the management then to ensure that all the decisions made within the organization consider the diversity of the workforce and the entire business family. All decisions and the general management process should not at any point be biased to other people and favor others. In this case then the managing across the different... Business news on managing across...
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Difference between cultures
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...Cultural Differences between Two Countries (United Arab Emirates and South Korea) Topic Outline Introduction of Two Cultures Emirati Culture South Korean Culture Languages of both Cultures Religion of both Cultures Dress Codes in Both Cultures Analysis of Cultures with respect of Different Dimensions Power Distance Individualism vs. collectivism Masculine vs. feminine Uncertainty Avoidance Traditions and Rituals of South Korean and Emirati culture Burial and Funeral Ceremony Marriage Ceremony Festivals and Events in Different Cultures Some Interesting facts of Difference of Daily Life Reference List The whole world is divided into different geographical boundaries. These geographical areas... ...
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Traditional Cultures Report
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...Cultures Report Introduction An example of a culture that is alive today and has been destroyed in the 20th century is the social structure in the African community. Modernization has had an impact on the social structure. The impact tends to be positive in most instances considering the many developments in the social structure that have been experienced as a result of modernization. Modernization has normally resulted to the identification of different social variables, which contribute to social progress and social evolution, therefore, positively changing the social structure (Sijuwade, 125). Forces contributing to cultural change Modernization has been examined as a force... that causes...
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Managing Across Cultures
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...Cultures Response Reply to Hui on Diversity in the Workforce This post identifies diversity in the workforce as a contemporary challenge in every organisation. It uses a relevant article to show the importance of embracing diversity within an organisation’s workplace. This article is important in understanding about how to manage cultural differences and diversity in terms of gender, age and race. This post clearly brings out the importance of diversity at the workplace in terms of knowledge and skills provided by the different groups of people at the workplace. The post also reflects a clear analysis of the article in relation to the information and theories of managing across... Managing Across...
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Cultures in Organizations
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...Cultures in organization Organizational cultures refer to the behavior of people in organizations. Humans are some of the most fundamental resources in organization a feature that commands effective human resource management in order to sustain the profitability required by every business organization. The organization must therefore manage the behavior of the people in the organization effectively in order to steer the profitability. In order to streamline the behavior of the people in the organization, most organizations have elaborate missions statements; goals and vision statement that help portray the values of the organization. Among other tools used by managers to control behavior... ...
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Bribery cross Cultures
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...Cultures The article focuses on the recent bribery scandal of UK based publisher Macmillan in Sudan. The company officials recently accepted that they had bribed government officials in Sudan to get a multi million-dollar education project. Currently, the World Bank has put Macmillan in its debarred list and the publisher cannot bid for any of its projects for the next six years. Macmillan has its headquarters in the United Kingdom but Germans are enjoying its ownership. Both of these countries have high ethical standards, which do not accept cheating, corruption, fraud, or bribery at any costs. However, the same is not true for all cultures. In countries such as China... ? Bribery Article Bribery cross...
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National Business Cultures
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...Cultures Affected by Changing Environments LEARNING OUTCOMES I. Introduction - Rationale for choice of countries. HOFSTEDE ANALYSIS: TAIWAN According to Geert Hofstede1, Taiwan culture described as having a philosophical similarity to the Buddhist and Shinto societies. These countries have the closest correlation with Hofstede's Uncertainty Avoidance Index (UAI). This is the same correlation that the most of the Catholic countries have displayed. Appearance. The formerly conservatively dressed men have changed rapidly to the modern open style. This is what the younger generation are doing in protest or rebellion to the old style of living. The Women dress conservatively... Are National Business...
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African mask cultures
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...Cultures African Mask Cultures In Africa masks can be traced back to well past Paleolithic times. These art objects were, and are still made of various materials, included are leather, metal, fabric and various types of wood. African masks are considered amongst the finest creations in the art world and are highly sought after by art collectors. Many of the pieces some replica's, can be viewed in museums and art galleries in many parts of the world. Masking ceremonies in Africa have great cultural and traditional significance. Latest developments and understanding of Aesthetic principles, religious and ceremonial values, have brought about a greater insight into the ideas and moral... ? African Mask...
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Dance in Primitive cultures
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...cultures Dance plays a significant role in people lives. Dance has been in existence in many years. Moreover, dance has been a dominant part in current societies and societies that existed in the past. The most significant thing is that dance was also a major part of primitive societies in the past. A reflection of history of dance will help identify themes, examples and the role it played in primitive cultures. First, it is important to understand the origins of primitive dance. The origin of dance is thought to have a relationship to communication with unseen forces that provided food (West Virginia University 20). Such forces are also said to have promoted fertility... , controlled...
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Middle eastern cultures 201
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...Cultures The cultures that exist in the Middle East, a region that spans Southeastern Asia, Southeastern Europe, and Northwestern Africa and which has no clear boundaries may be termed as the ‘Middle Eastern Cultures’. While, Islam is the predominant religion in the Middle East, the culture has also room for Judaism and Christianity, besides ethnic groups. The culture has graduated itself from the ancient times to a more modern society, where western outfits are a common scene in nations like Egypt and Turkey. Yet, the commonalities in Middle Eastern cultures share many an orthodox with rigid rules in nations like Saudi Arabia, where ‘Burqa’ clad women are respected... Day month year Middle Eastern...
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Gender Across Cultures
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...Cultures Table of Contents Introduction 3 Discussion 3 Conclusion 9 References 11 Introduction As economics has become globalised in the modern world, the issues related to gender roles, such as economical, social and political understanding remains centralized. With respect to the Western historical tradition, the concept about gender including the social, cultural, behavioural and psychological characteristics associated with being a male or a female has been traditionally considered as unalterable. Since males were found to be stronger and bigger of the sexes therefore they were taught to be biologically imperative in order to protect the species and propagate it. The historical... Gender across...
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Dominant Cultures and Subcultures
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...Cultures and Subcultures Dynamism in culture Culture refers to people’s way of life which include beliefs and social lifepatterns. People from different regions and countries portray varied behavior or mannerism due to cultural differences (Andersen & Taylor, 2008). Dominant culture refers to the established norms and values accepted by members of the society that face minimal or no opposition. Dominant cultures control the social institutions, political procedures, artistic expressions and many other fields. Subcultures are those norms and beliefs that have insignificant influence on societal matters. Subcultures are mainly possessed by minority groups in the society and, therefore, have... Dominant...
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Contact Between Cultures
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...Cultures Contact between Cultures Some countries are reluctant to have contact with other cultures due to cultural and religious conflicts. It is the lack of understanding that is at the root of all exclusiveness or intolerance, mistrust or hatred (Allan, G. 1993). There are numerous examples of countries that are reluctant to have contact with other cultures. For example, relationship between Israel and Islamic countries, Pakistan and India etc The difference between the various cultures in the world today on reflection is seen to be one of language or expression more than anything else. The whole of mankind forms a single species; and outward diversities of feature... Running Head: Contact between...
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DIVINE ROLES ACROSS CULTURES
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...cultures matrix Divinity ofwar Divinity is the state of things that originate from a supernatural power or deity, such as god, or beings of spirit, and therefore regarded as holy and sacred. Title Column A Divinity Name: Huitzilopochtli Culture of Origin: Mesoamerican Column B Divinity Name: Ares Culture of Origin: Greek How is this divinity portrayed? Describe the divinity’s role within the myth Huitzilopochtli was known the god of war in the myths of Aztec. He originated from the goddess of the earth, Coatlicue. Her pregnancy was contemplated as an act that was illegal and her daughters and four hundred other gods wanted to murder her. During the myths course, Huitzilopochtli... Divine roles across...
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Analyzing World Cultures
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...Cultures Analyzing World Cultures The culture of the world is in a constant evolution process mostly influenced by the many inter-linkages between people from diverse cultural backgrounds and different parts of the world. Culture is an important feature as it gives a person the pride of self-identification or belonging to a specific group. Different cultures possess different believes regarding issues of ethics and morality in the society. Culture helps people to educate themselves on moral issues and ways to live harmoniously with each other. The foundation of the world culture lies in the acceptance of various ethnic groups and religious dominations. It also comprises of upholding... Analyzing World...
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Saudi and US cultures
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...culture Different cultures have different definitions for families, marriages, and how married couples should divide their responsibilities to have a happy life. In Saudi Arabia, the concept of the family is quite different than any other cultures.  Family is not only the people who we live with, share food and home with. It is bigger than that. My relatives who have the same last name are also my family. The Saudis live in a tribal society which affects their thoughts. For example, back home, there are more than nineteen thousand people who carry the same last name as I do, and we all have the same routes, region, and one... ESL 108 12-07 The relationship between the family members under the Saudi’s...
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Endangered languages and cultures
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...cultures Language is a method of communication between humans, whose occurrence is in written and spoken format. Words are used in a conventional and structured way. The study of language is termed as linguistics. Furthermore, languages all over the world are estimated to be between 5000 and 7000 in number. Language encryption can occur in diverse forms, such as secondary media via use of visual audio through whistling and graphic writing. It does possess immense varieties of expressions, displacement, and productivity properties. Despite this, language understanding depends on learning and social convention. As Argenter (2005) observes, language extinction occurs through... Endangered languages and...
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Cultures. African Culture
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...Cultures A culture refers to the characteristics of a group of people within the community. Culture is a characteristic of aspects such as religion, language, food, social conducts, music, and sculptures. The world constitutes different cultures like the western cultures, Italian culture, Eastern culture, Middle East culture, and African culture (Namulundah 22). This persuasive essay looks at the African culture and its significance. The African continent consists of two main cultures, which are the...
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British Versus American Cultures
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...Cultures One should be able to understand different cultures them and put them theirelements in practice for better communication with others. According to Scott (par 3), the difference in culture between the British and the Americans is proving to be an extremely difficult barrier in the business sector. The sections below analyze the cross cultural barriers that exist in a case study. The first barrier that is evident from the article is the time keeping ability of the British and the Americans. Mrs. Marybeth who is an American and is so conscious about time arrives for her meeting with Mr. Nicholas a few minutes early. She is welcomed by a secretary who informs her... The British versus the American...
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Between the cultures
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...Cultures It was 9 pm, and we didn’t have anything in our house for dinner barring a can of tuna fish. I decided to go to the nearest grocery store in the main street to buy bread. After ten minutes of walk, I arrived at the grocery store, but to my utter dismay it was shut. I was very tired and hungry at the same time, yet I required a loaf of bread for myself. My friends at home were waiting for me. I decided to find another grocery store, so I walked another ten minutes to the next one. Unfortunately the second one was closed as well. The city was strangely quiet. Nobody was in the streets and it seemed like everyone was dead. Since it was my first night in the city, I was wondering... ?Between the...
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Teaching across cultures
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...cultures There are certain common cultural characteristics which help people integrate together and move ahead to achieve the targets sets within any organization. The group that I am going to teach about the high risk of cardiovascular disease involves 2 female and 1 male members. All of them are African Americans and registered nurses. The primary cultural characteristics which help in binding the group as a single unit or entity are the common dressing, language, importance of education and knowledge for minorities like African American which face discrimination or sense that they are being discriminated and religious backgrounds. Religion plays an important role in the lives... ?Teaching across...
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Type of cultures
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...cultures did bring in a heightened awareness as to how I perceived, made sense of and interpreted social situations and constructs. This awareness has indeed allowed me to approach the social values, mores, constructs and frameworks with an enhanced level of awareness. The movies and clips I was exposed to regarding varied cultures indeed happened to be utterly insightful, stimulating and thought provoking. They have in a way empowered me by making me understand as to how to approach and understand people with diverse cultural background. Now I am more enabled as to how to make a difference between my personal self... of the Sociology of the Teacher 15 February work An introduction to the types of...
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Marketing Across Cultures
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...Cultures Marketing across Cultures [Institute’s Marketing across Cultures Each company has the following course of actions. It first establishes a target market, and then based on the characteristics of this target market; it designs its marketing strategy (Trotman, pp. 20-45, 1969). Thus, the marketing mix that the company employs while selling their product or service, is highly dependent on the relevant target market. This means that as one moves from marketing in one culture, to marketing in a different culture, one changes the marketing mix to adjust to the differences in the culture. With this manipulation of elements, a firm can achieve its objectives... in the market that it targets....
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Blending of Two Cultures
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...Cultures Introduction: Culture generally refers to patterns of human activity and the symbolic structures that give such activities significance and importance. It is with which everyone in the society are identified. Cultures both embrace and resist change, depending on culture traits. In years of colonization and today's Globalization, there is mix up of different cultures, through inter ethnic marriages that blend two cultures. There have been a lot of examples of this cultural mix up. Some common examples are colonial influenced ones in Asia and Africa (Anglo Indians, Anglo Chinese). These inter ethnic marriages have grown in large scale in last for or five decades... 30 Apr. 2008 Blending of Two...
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Leadership Accross Cultures
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...CULTURES By College Department 29th September Introduction The aim of this paper is to discussleadership across different cultures. For the purpose of this study, the paper starts with a definition of culture though in a broader context. This then forms a basis for the discussion on models and standpoints that highlight this. The hospitality industry includes a number of interrelated businesses such as lodgings, restaurants, airlines, tour operations amongst others. Leadership is a terminology commonly used in workplaces. Underneath leadership lies the terminology of culture, which is a major factor in leadership. The importance of understanding culture in a workplace drew... the attention of...
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