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Indian business culture

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Q1 What are the major elements and dimensions of culture in this region?

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"In India, ethnic origins, religions, and languages are the major sources of cultural diversity". (Das, 2001) Thus the bulk of the Indian population represents racial admixture in varying degrees. The pluralistic and composite ethos of Indian civilization, which began evolving during the Vedic period, was supplemented by the rise of Buddhism and Jainism, and was further reinforced during the early medieval period, which witnessed the early zenith in the Bhakti Movement. The presence of non-Aryan elements, especially Proto-Dravidian, in vocabulary, syntax and phoenetics in Vedic Sanskrit is now fairly well established. (Das, 2003) There are many different languages spoken in India, but "only eighteen listed in the Indian Constitution as major languages which comprise the bulk of the population's speakers" (Dev, 2000).

Q2 How are these elements and dimensions integrated by locals conducting business in the nation?
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Q3 How do both the above items compare with US Culture and business?
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Q4 What are the Implications for U.S. Businesses that wish to conduct business in that region?

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Q2 How are these elements and dimensions integrated by locals conducting business in the nation?

The various elements and dimensions are deeply embedded in the local business culture and business practices of India. For example, the different languages and culture existing in India is reflected in the business practices across the region, be it related to use of language, or business culture. One can see a variation in the business culture of North India ...

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The solution discusses elements of Indian business culture and its differences with U.S. business culture.

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