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Headquarter versus foreign subsidiary's culture and values

Please describe and analyze a home (Headquartered) and host (Foreign subsidiary: Nepal) country's culture and values and include:

1. A description and analysis of the issues for standardizing global organization business culture and values across the multinational enterprise
2. A discussion of considerations involved in either standardizing or localizing the organization's business culture and value system

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1. The issues for standardizing global organization business culture and values across the multinational enterprises are that the enterprise may not be able to implement the organization's business culture. The companies develop a culture based on values of the corporate headquarters. This culture is transferred to divisions located in different parts of the world. These values, it is alleged, do not reflect and incorporate diverse cultural influences. This makes people skeptical about the global culture among employees located in different parts of the world. One issue that is related to expanding abroad is that the laws of the home country have to be followed. For example, for a US company, the ...

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The answer to this problem explains the difficulties in compliance with the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act and other laws. The references related to the answer are also included.

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