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Cross-Cultural Management

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Question: When conducting business globally, managers often must modify their strategic approaches in the course of conducting business in different countries. Identify a situation where this would be the case and discuss the steps you would take to ensure that your team was prepared for cross-cultural interactions in this situation.

Question: Cultural 'mishaps' do occur in the process of conducting business on a global level. Oversights, when considering cultural norms and values in other countries, have caused public embarrassment to numerous companies. Identify an example of this and discuss different alternatives that could have produced other outcomes.

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Question: When conducting business globally, managers often must modify their strategic approaches in the course of conducting business in different countries. Identify a situation where this would be the case and discuss the steps you would take to ensure that your team was prepared for cross-cultural interactions in this situation.

A situation in which managers often have to modify their strategic approaches in the course of conducting business in other countries is important. An example of this is when a team comes in to the country of China, and does not know the language. They can easily become embarrassed during this entire process. In China, two languages are ...

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This solution dealt with ways to manage others in a cross-cultural environment as well as how to handle and prevent mishaps.

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