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MGMT 440 International Management MJ: Your 2021 Fall II Cultural Profile assignment

Guide prepared for Milicia Johnson, Ph.D. by Dan Maynard

Schedule

WK 2: Select your country from the list provided in the syllabus (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.). Email Dr. Johnson the name of your country. Due Sunday, October 31 by 11:59 pm.

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, November 7 by 11:59 pm.

WK 5: Draft Cultural Profile paper Use the APA Template you submitted in WK 3 to format your research paper. 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 (do not insert tables and figures 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, November 21 by 11:59 pm.

WK 8: Final Cultural Profile Paper and presentation due Saturday, December 11 by 11:59 pm.

Guidelines for this Assignment & APA Template

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

Scope Note

MGMT 440 OL50 21FA2 Take steps to create a professional looking research paper. Final paper is due at the end of WK 8.