3/21 Library Orientation
4/23 Cultural Profile Due
Individual Assignment: Each student will develop a Cultural Profile for one of the countries their group selected for the WK 7 Cultural Competency assigment: Indicate specific findings regarding religion, kinship, recreation, and other subsystems. Include the prevailing attitudes toward time, change, and material factors 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. Finally, 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?
Ensure to document your sources in APA style using the Publication Manual of the American Psychological Association (7th ed.) or the "APA Style" tab located on this LibGuide. The Publication Manual is available at most academic and public libraries, and book sellers. Download and use the APA Template linked above.
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