Culture diversity research

Document Type:Research Paper

Subject Area:Cultural Studies

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An example, working from one country to the other will need knowledge on the culture of that country and how you can assimilate and copy with the main aspect of the culture for the success of your business. We have some countries which do have cultures which are close to the others. However, for some far countries and most the ones situated in different continents have divergent ways of life. In my case for writing this essay, I have a friend from Latina America who wishes to invest and be part of the entire large market of China. His interest to carry out business meeting with other shareholders in the country and plan for processes to start the venture will require him to know the Chinese culture extensively and how it is related and different from the Latin American which is part of United States.

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Social culture describes the way entities of interacting like families and communities are related and arranged. In China, they are quite formal, and as an individual you know where you belong and to abide within the guidelines of that hierarchy. Crossing from one order of social unit to the other is not allowed. This possibly means working in China as a new investor you have to know the limitations and levels of interacting to avoid conflicting with the rules of the society. You should not borrow the American way of lack of boundaries and the sensitization for the socialization of all people regardless of age, gender, and sexual orientation. Americans believe in confronting the person in mistake direct and no need to wait and the need to understand you are wrong and thus the essence to change for good.

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Collectivism and individualism are two diverse terms which have been widely addressed in the whole for many cultures, and in by the anthropologists a lot has been mentioned about them. People and scholars have different thoughts and critiques about the two. The main country and source of individualism are united states, and its citizens strive for this in their goals. Many of the more prominent entrepreneurs in the country have achieved their dreams and investments alone. However, this is not the case with Chinese people who put little consideration to time and take time to respond. Chinese people believe time to be a suggestion of something to be done and this is common through their late meeting and ending them in the wrong time (Chinadaily.

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Com, 2019). If your working in a business with a Chinese and you’re an American, you may be waiting for a report on sales progress from a Chinese employee and end up getting several days afterward. According to Chinese people, this is normal and often happens. Customers will tend to buy and work where they are valued and respected. Handled with care and their thoughts, views, and claims are acted upon accordingly. Americans believe in personal space and privacy. Since immemorial, united states residents have valued privacy for their products and documents and their issues. This is not exceptional when it comes to business matters; they expect seriousness and confidentiality of what prevails in the cash flows and sales statements from the other business in the industry.

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The whole of the population consists of this ethnic and thus the spirit of collectivism in the country. This means China is reluctant in embracing cultural diversity (Bloch, 2019). However, this doesn't affect at a great extent the prosperity of business as many of the people are innovative and skilled. The education system of China focuses on technical and hand skills for its people. This is a challenge to the American investors who have been born in a multicultural environment and believe in its strength for the success of their business. If you start to have a new business location for your need to look into the intercultural relations and this can hurt other people if you don't want their humility. You need to be sensitive and serious on the comments you make about the success and the Chinese culture of humility.

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