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  • Cross Cultural Reflection Paper

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    conversation with question that I really was interested in Korea and told the fact that I am planning on studying my graduate degree in Korea. So I have put my big question on the start: Me: “Hyung Jun, how is it like to be in this highly developed country and how is it like to be part of this big culture?”. Hyung Jun: “It is actually very interesting, there are so many things to study and learn about the present and the past as well. I would say Korea did really good job on preserving its culture and the

  • Individualism And Western Mentality

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    achievement/attainment to terrestrial life and achievements, driven by individual success. The United States is among the highest ranking nations on Individualism, with a score of ninety-one. In contrast, and representative of the East Asian cultures, South Korea ranks relatively low on Individualism (Collectivism) with a score of eighteen. Collectivist societies tend to behave inline with social norms in order to maintain a harmonious social structure. The emphasis on harmony

  • Differences Between The Healthcare And East Asia And The United States

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    The purpose of this paper is to discuss the differences between the healthcare in East Asia and the United States. The paper will discuss government programs that each country offers its citizens, how certain countries have taken preventative measures for its people and how the health of people in Asian countries versus the U.S differs and some possible explanations for why this may occur. This paper will discuss many different countries because Asia has many developing countries and no country in

  • The Social Enterprise Promotion Act

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    Introduction The year of 2017 is the 10th anniversary of the government support enactment for social enterprises. Since Social Enterprise Promotion Act was enacted in 2007, social enterprises in Korea have grown rapidly. The number of social enterprises certified by government has soared from 55 in 2007 to 1,506 in 2015, and the number of preliminary social enterprises preparing for government certification process has reached 1,408 in 2015. Also, the number of employees working for social enterprises

  • Overtime Work in Korea

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    Overtime work in South Korea and Recommendations ‘Overtime work culture’ in South Korean society has been documented and recorded for a long time. It is true that South Korea has developed and achieved the ‘Miracle of the Han River’ based on the faithful and diligent labor. However, the era of rapid growth in South Korean society has now ended and labor-intensive industries have transformed with the advances in technology, the overtime work culture has not yet changed. Long working hours

  • The Korea and Japan

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    ENG 107 ENGLISH FOR ACADEMIC PURPOSES NAME : RYAN LIM YI ZHE CLASS : DBS 1 SEMESTER : SEMESTER 1, 2013 COURSEWORK : Presentation Topic : Japan VS Korea Introduction The topic that I choose for the presentation is Japan vs Korea. These 2 countries are near to each other. Japan is in the continent of Asia. Its country is made up of many islands. Since the sun rises in the east, Japan is often called "The Land of The Rising Sun. "The

  • Economic Interactions And Development : After Wwii

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    & Development: After WWII, the state of South Korea became an independent state, this sudden loss of Japan as trade partner during WWII resulted in major economic issues for this new nation (Just to be clear, Japan controlled the Korean peninsula during the second world war; this made the now annexed state of Korea a colony of Japan in which the Japanese government provided services and trade). Up until the Korean War (1950-1953), the economy of South Korea was in ruins with their only support in

  • Socio Political Allegory Of Park Chan Wook 's Oldboy

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    “average” Korean citizen while his adversary, Lee Woo-jin, represents upper class citizens, or chaebols, in Korea. After analyzing these points, this paper argues that Oldboy does in fact serve as a socio-political allegory for problems faced in contemporary Korea. Problems that are addressed include democratization, class structure and privilege, capitalism, and the importance of power and money in Korea (Kim). Socio-Political Allegory in Park Chan Wook’s Oldboy While films are primarily for

  • Cosmetic Surgery : A Powerful Entity

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    social status and re-identification. Thus, the purpose for aesthetic alteration and modification have become much more common in our current fluctuated society that we live in and Korea is no exception to this. It is undoubtable that the popularity of cosmetic surgery have drastically increased, particularly in South Korea where culture trends rapidly shift, a nation ranked first for their advanced methods of cosmetic surgery all over the world. This ‘Republic of Cosmetic Surgery’ has been titled as

  • Economics

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    to Ms. Delnaz Kasturwala By INTRODUCTION: South Korea has a market economy which ranks 15th in the world by nominal GDP and 12th by purchasing power parity (PPP), identifying it as one of the G-20 major economies. It is ahigh-income developed country, with a developed market, and is a member of OECD. South Korea is one of the Asian Tigers, and is the only developed country so far to have been included in the group of Next Eleven countries. South Korea had one of the world's fastest growing economies