The first cultural difference i discovered was on a business trip on my second day of my internship for lunch, we stopped at a restaurant by a river and my boss ordered chicken and duck along with other dishes. A single (written) language in china has resulted in a single culture and one people, with han chinese being more than 95% of the population in contrast, different languages in europe have resulted in different cultures and different people, such as the french and the polish. Comparing germany to china cultural studies essay introduction purpose the main purpose of this report is to identify, analyze and illustrate the differences between high and low context cultures comparing germany to china – both from a theoretical and commercial perspective.
As business relationships with china increase, management of multinational enterprises and joint ventures in the us and tn china realizes that success depends on attention to cultural differences. The artist and visual designer yang liu was born in china and lives in germany since she was 14 by growing up in two very different places with very different traditions she was able to experience the differences between the two cultures first-hand. Editor's note: living in a culture that is different from your own can be both an exciting and challenging experience you have to learn different cultural practices and try to adapt to them. We compared the extent of differences on the values within each country versus the extent of differences between the countries if country were a good container of culture, we would expect fewer.
Guide to germany - etiquette, customs, culture & business welcome to our helpful guide for germany should you be looking to travel, live, relocate or do business in the sovereign state, we will give you a helpful head start on understanding the country and its cultures. Germany is the largest economy in europe, with an international spirit that encourages foreign business as an american working in germany or trying to build a german network, there are a number of cultural differences to recognize. Hofstede's cultural dimensions comparison between china and america. West: 10 corporate cultural differences posted at 14:34h in blogger , location , rob soros , shanghai by abs 0 comments a boxing ring lights up, the lurid crowd lowers their voices to a dull murmur as a man walks to the middle of the ring. The journal of human resource and adult learning november 1352006 differences in business negotiations between different cultures dr lieh-ching chang, associate professor, dep of business administration, hsuan chuang university.
Germany is a place unlike any other from the soaring alps in the south to oktoberfest to the rich history of berlin, germany is a country that never fails to amaze me. Comparing and contrasting china and germany cultural differences using hofstede and schwartz cultural framework individuals are inclined by cultural norms, tradition, religions and local belief which are unlikely to be affected by changes. Living and working in germany culture shock germany james is studying for a ba in business studies and modern languages at newcastle university he is currently working in munich until january before going to madrid. Understanding of chinese/asian culture vs western this is an interesting resesarch many people know the fundamental cultural differences between the east and the west but fail to articulate. In germany, high culture was a social glue that united the country and bestowed cultural capital on hitler and other members of the ruling class while both keating and hitler had very similar personalities, because of the differences in the cultures they operated in, they had very different political lives.
It may well be that the differences among individuals in one country culture are bigger than the differences among all country cultures we can, nevertheless, still use such country scores based on the law of the big numbers, and on the fact, most of us are strongly influenced by social control. Differences between american and german work ethic another difference between german and american ideas of work and career is the protestant work ethic that plays a major role in american , cross-cultural comparison, germany, protestantism, work ethic no comments: post a comment newer post older post home subscribe to: post comments. The following were drawn by yang liu (source information at the end): yang liu was born in 1976 in beijing, china since 1990 lives in germany. One is the importance of understanding cross cultural differences at a profound level if you are going to do business across borders the second is that when you have a multicultural team each will have different priorities and different processes to reach a result.
A cross-cultural comparison of brazil, russia, india, and china (bric) on negotiation styles many people have found that cultural differences hinder their ability to efficiently conduct conducting business in a cross-cultural setting, negotiation is significantly more complex how. Understanding chinese business etiquette, how it differs from american business culture and how chinese build relationships, communicate, and interact with business associates is critical to closing the deal in china. The aim of this study is to compare the chinese and united states american negotiation styles on the general cultural differences to help to get a better understanding when doing business in china or the united states.
My first business in china was to publish in-flight magazines for all the airlines in china we had a joint venture with the civil aviation authority the good news was that, once we got an agreement done, immediately it was done and it worked. Daily life in the usa vs germany (part 1) history & culture cultural comparisons cultural comparisons – part 2 in the charts below you’ll find a simplified comparison of various customs and everyday culture in the united states and germany (deutschland)for more details, click on any linked topic. Identifying cultural differences and similarities: china vs the us ultimately, chinese and american people will find they have more similarities than cultural differences people are motivated by the same things: comfort, money, providing for the family, job satisfaction and security. Pakwiredcom is all about business, technology, and the startup culture in pakistan if you have an interest in e-commerce, telecommunications, or general business and technological advancements.