Article Analysis: 'Toward Better Understanding for Arabian Culture: Implications Based on Hofstede's Cultural Model'

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Bader Obeidat et al's article entitled "Toward Better Understanding for Arabian Culture: Implications Based on Hofstede's Cultural Model" elucidates several facets of humanity characteristics within Arabian culture. These varying aspects of humanity serve as an organizing principle for social and cultural development, and are widely viewed as positive because of this fact. The article presents a number of different definitions of culture from both a local and national perspective, and demonstrates how varying characteristics of humanity inherently decide many social and cultural institutions within the Arabian world. In order to properly understand the effect of human characteristics on Arabian culture, it is important to denote just what exactly culture is in order to understand how it is innately influenced and shaped by external factors. When attempting to define culture from an international perspective such as that which is germane to Arabian people which constitute a number of different nations across parts of Africa Western Europe and the Middle East it is noteworthy to mention the conception of national cultural and how it may apply to people with similar beliefs across these different regions. This particular article defines the national culture which is endemic of that of Arabians as "the collective mental programming of the people any particular nationality"¦This mental programming shapes the attitudes, values, behavior, competences, and perceptions of priority

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