Global Business Cultural Analysis South Korea

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Global Business Cultural Analysis
South Korea
By: Erik Mays
Liberty University

BUSI 604
Dr. Romanoski

May 9, 2014

Abstract In this research paper I will be analyzing the cultural perspectives of doing business in South Korea. In doing so, I will be answering the four major questions as it relates to the major Elements and Dimensions of culture in South Korea. Also, since the dimensions of culture in any nation are many, it is necessary to analyze each category that makes up the Dimensions of one’s culture, these categories have been in place for many years in any given country. If we simply consider the Dimensions of Culture in the United States alone, which range from Religion to our Ethical standards, it would be clear
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This is relevant to this Business Cultural Analysis, because if the United States is building more military bases in South Korean, the U.S. must still consider the Dimensions of the South Koreans Culture in order to further their objective in that nation. After all, South Korea is not the United States, which means the Dimensions of their culture would not be the same as the United States. The major elements and dimensions of culture in South Korea would be as follows:

Religion In South Korea like any other nation, Religion is a very delicate area that needs to be considered before embarking on business opportunities in that nation. Because of the sensitive nature that Religion brings to business, when considering a country to do business in, one must tread lightly, being careful not to infringe on a group of peoples Religious rights. As it relates to South Korea, it is made up of various Religious groups, and there is a little over 65% of the population of the Republic of Korea that are members of an organized religion.

Christianity According to World Population Statistics, it points out that the largest organized religious group in South Korea is Christianity, (World Population Statistics, 2013). Christianity is based on the principle that Jesus Christ is the Son of God, who actually suffered and died on a cross. After dyeing on the cross, Jesus was
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