WK 2: Select your country from the list provided in the syllabus (also in the Guidelines & APA Template section of the LibGuide below). Email Dr. Johnson the name of your country.
WK 3: Download the APA Template. This assignment is a warm-up to make sure you are on track. At a minimum you must include a completed title page, the label for the executive summary page, pages for text that include the recommended labels and headings, and the label for the references page. The Business Librarian will mark-up, score, and email this assignment back to you. Upload a MS Word version of your draft on Bb, non-MS Word formats will not be scored. Have one person submit for the group. Due Sunday by 11:59 pm by the end of week 3
WK 5: Draft Cultural Profile paper Use the APA Template you submitted in WK 3 to format your research paper. Additional information is on the LibGuide for this class. This assignment allows you to practice proof reading your work for APA style. At a minimum, update the APA Template you submitted in WK 3 to include a first draft of your text with in-text citations, and references. Any tables or figures must be presented in APA style following the references page (not inserted in the text). The Business Librarian will mark-up, score, and email this assignment back to you. Upload a MS Word version of your draft on Bb, non-MS Word formats will not be scored. Have one person submit for the group. Due Sunday by 11:59 pm by the end of week 5.
WK 8: Final Cultural Profile Paper and presentation due Saturday, by 11:59 pm.
Individual Research Project: Each student is required to complete a research project. The research project will consist of 5-8 pages and 2-4 references. The paper should be double-spaced using APA style formatting. The papers must include 5-8 pages of text, plus a title page, an executive summary, and a reference page. Do not include tables and figures in the text. Any tables or figures you include must follow the references page and be formatted in APA style. Ensure to document your sources in APA style using the "Report your Findings in APA style" tab, located on this LibGuide. Download and use the APA Template linked below.
Develop a cultural profile for one of the countries listed below: Indicate specific findings regarding religion, kinship, recreation, and other subsystems. Include the prevailing attitudes toward time, change, material factors, and individualism for the country you selected. Also include Hofstede’s findings regarding the four dimensions of culture: power distance, uncertainty avoidance, masculinity, and individualism for the country you selected and compare it to the United States. Assume you are a U.S. manager of a subsidiary in the foreign country and explain how differences on these dimensions are likely to affect your management tasks. What suggestions do you have for dealing with these differences in the workplace?
You may choose from the following countries: Brazil, Italy, Germany, Russia, Japan, Korea, China, India, France, Canada, Mexico, South Africa, Peru, Iran, and Australia. A list of additional countries to choose from will be posted in the course room. The research project is 20% of the student’s final grade and is due at the end of week 8. Please access the course room for a specific date.
Download and use the following APA Template to format your research paper
MGMT 440 OL20 21SU1 Take steps to create a professional looking research paper. Final paper is due at the end of WK 8.