The United Arab Emirates ( Uae )

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Many people throughout the world identify themselves by their cultural background. It is common knowledge that there are many different cultures throughout the world. Each culture has its similarities and differences. Many things can contribute to a country and its culture. History, location, climate, family, education, political systems, legal systems, social organizations, business customs and practices and religion can all contribute to a country and its culture. In a country, its culture can impact globalization and how the world communicates and practices business. Other main forces associated with globalization include technology, trade and integration, offshoring and outsourcing, migration, transportation, environmental…show more content…
Located in the Middle East, the climate is warm and sunny while the landscape is highlighted by sandy desert patterns, while gravel deserts dominate much of the southern region of the country. Currently, the UAE is very globalized, as Dubai is known to be one of the top cities in the world in comparison to Paris, Hong Kong or NYC.
Cultural differences impact globalization and business practices among several countries. Social Institutions are very different in the United Arab Emirates. The UAE goes by the Sharia Law, and according to this law, marriage is the only legal bond for a man and woman to establish a relationship and have children. The nuclear family structure is what they mainly follow and raising children is the main job for Emirati women. Only 6% of Emirati women are in the workforce, meaning their main concentration lies at home with children and extended family. Education, providing, communicating, volunteering, learning at home, decision making and collaborating with the community are mainly how Emirati women raise their children. There are few women working in the United Arab Emirates and this is a huge difference in comparison to western world countries.
Education is anther cultural difference that can affect business practices within globalization. The role of education in society has a lot to do with how successful an individual will be and how well they will communicate and work well with
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