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Lohn der Arbeit - Ruskin

Der größte Lohn für menschliche Mühen ist nicht das, was man dafür bekommt, sondern was es aus einem macht.

John Ruskin

Cross-Cultural Skills

Stereotypes - Dangers and Boons

Stereotypes hold a peculiar place in our society.  The word has particularly negative connotations to most people.  Stereotypes are based on the 'normal' or 'most easily observed' characteristics.

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High and Low Context Culture

In today’s world of fast paced organizational growth and expansion, it has become very important to understand and respect the cultural diversities it brings with it.

Today we no longer have an organization which can boost of growth and yet have no cultural heterogeneity. Such being the situation, understanding and respecting these diversities would help overcome any cultural barrier that may exist within an organization.

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Understanding Factors That Affect Cross Cultural Operations

What Cultural Conditions Necessary for Patronage?

Indeed, cultures where strong vertical dependency can be seen are prone to this kind of relationship. This also means that the patronage system thrives when there are high power distances. What cultural conditions necessary for patronage aside from vertical dependency?

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Synergetic Effects through Cultural Diversity

Cross Cultural Management Skills

As financial and politics spaces among nations turn out to be scaled-down and worldwide trade is constantly on the improve, the actual movement of individuals between nations is getting much more fluid. With competitors for gifted global workers increasing, companies are turning into progressively aware that making a cross cultural setting in the business office is crucial for long-term accomplishment.

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Strong vs Weak organizational Cultures

Organizational culture in a smaller scale refers to the basic values, beliefs and the thought process of a set of people/groups within an organization. It also symbolizes the functioning and behavior of the organization itself on a broader perspective.

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