Assignment | Management and Business

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Running head: MANAGEMENT AND BUSINESS CONTEXTManagement and Business ContextName of the Student:Name of University:Author’s Note:
1MANAGEMENT AND BUSINESS CONTEXTTable of ContentsIntroduction......................................................................................................................................2Hofstede’s cultural dimensions in cross-culture management........................................................2Contextual factors affecting cross-culture management..................................................................4Suitable recommendations for effective cross-culture management...............................................6Conclusion.......................................................................................................................................7References........................................................................................................................................8
2MANAGEMENT AND BUSINESS CONTEXTIntroductionCross-culture management is a significant key that determines the success of thebusiness. The cross-culture management provides an opportunity for the business organizationsto understand the expectation of the different cultures and fulfil them in international expansion.This report introduces the importance of cross-culture management for the businessorganizations while international expansion. Cultural barriers are the basic challengesencountered by the business organizations when they go global or international. Thus, thebusiness organizations need to understand to initiators of these barriers in terms of culture andovercome them. As commented by Kramsch (2013), the concept of culture highlights the systemof norms and values that are shared among a group of individuals that influences their style ofliving and their beliefs.This report also introduces the importance and impact of managing cross-culture by thebusiness organizations in order to ensure successful international establishments and expansions.The effective management of cross-culture is discussed with respect to groups, individuals theirbeliefs, social mobility, ethical system, religious beliefs and language. The report also includesthe Hofstede’s cultural dimension in effective cross-culture management.Hofstede’s cultural dimensions in cross-culture managementHofstede’s cultural dimension plays a critical role while understanding the differencesthat arise in cross-culture management and help develop strategies for mitigating them. The sixfeatures of Hofstede’s cultural dimension includes individualism versus collectivism, masculinityversus femininity, power distance, uncertainty avoidance index, indulgence versus restraint and
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