The Impact Of Culture On International Depend On Five Dimensions Of Hofstede 's Framework

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This research will determine the impact of culture in international depend on five dimensions of Hofstede’s framework. This research collects data of UK companies in Malaysia and China.
Methodology: both quantitative and qualitative method
In today 21th century, the growth of a country mostly depends on the relation with other countries in other 5 continents in order to develop a strong economic network. During the developing time, communication between international workers who bases in different nations is crucially important as it determines the links, information and actions of the subsidiaries. At this point, difficulty arises, such as misunderstanding because of language or distance between those
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In the first part, my paper will show some background of nationality which would have an impact on management. According to Geert Hofstede (1983), there are three important areas included in nationality, which are political, sociological and psychological aspects. First, political aspect can be different in each country. Second, sociological aspect can be understood by the way people think about their values-base of belonging to one nation or region. Therefore, each person need to be circumspect when they work with foreigners to avoid misunderstanding about their identification, otherwise, that would trigger conflict between them. Third, psychological aspect refers to the way people think, which was affected by their early life experience in their family and later education experience. Thus, our experience become” mentally programmed”. According to Hofstede (1983) the definition of culture is “collective mental programming”. In that program, people in the same nation or region will share their experience, understanding to other, but they would not share these things to people of the other region or nation. Warner (1996) also suggested that member of nation or region or group will share similar culture, and through that culture, standards, and perspective were made, thus, they shape the behavior of a person or a group. Moreover, culture is enduring because it was created by learning from education, socialization, and experience passed from
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