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    Question: Can you explain the different styles of operation in different countries?

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    Operations in India would not serve beef out of respect for the religion. In Japan the staff knows they cannot leave before the manager, they eat little red meat so a fast food company might add more fish to meet their culture and be competitive in Japan.

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    There are different styles of operation in different countries because of differences in culture. Religion and organizational culture both are an integral part of the culture of the country. Hofestede has used cultural dimensions to identify and measure elements of culture. He uses the dimensions of power distance, individualism, masculinity, uncertainty avoidance and long-term orientation. These ...

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    This solution looks at differences in culture between countries, Hofestede's dimensions and how these affect operations in 209 words with two references.