Notes on the Conceptualizations of Culture in Intercultural Management

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Notes on the Conceptualizations of Culture in Intercultural Management

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dc.contributor.author Ooi, Can-Seng
dc.date.accessioned 2014-09-11T11:47:29Z
dc.date.available 2014-09-11T11:47:29Z
dc.date.issued 2014-09-11
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10398/8976
dc.description.abstract Intercultural management broadly refers to the handling of cultural differences in businesses and organizations. Although culture develops in all social groups, such as in firms, schools and neighbourhoods, intercultural management often refers to cultures framed within national and ethnic settings. Language, religion, family relations, work ethics and daily living are some aspects of culture. These cultural manifestations reflect the community’s world views, norms and values, and shape social behaviours and practices of members in the community. The idea of “intercultural management” also suggests that cultural differences are sources of miscommunication and misunderstandings. So in international business, intercultural management is a daily activity that affects different operations, including localization of services in a foreign market, offering local hospitality to foreign tourists, adapting one’s negotiation style to overseas business partners, communication in an international work environment and devising appropriate human resource services in overseas subsidiaries. en_US
dc.format.extent 11 en_US
dc.language eng en_US
dc.relation.ispartofseries CLCS Working Paper Series;
dc.title Notes on the Conceptualizations of Culture in Intercultural Management en_US
dc.type wp en_US
dc.contributor.corporation Copenhagen Business School. CBS en_US
dc.contributor.department Institut for International Økonomi og Virksomhedsledelse en_US
dc.contributor.departmentshort INT en_US
dc.contributor.departmentuk Department of International Economics and Management en_US
dc.contributor.departmentukshort INT en_US
dc.publisher.city Frederiksberg en_US
dc.publisher.year 2014 en_US


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