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Organizational culture

Assess the extent to which an Organization's culture reflects the national culture of its home country. i.e. How an American Company's culture is affected by American Culture in general, or how a German Culture Affects the culture of German Companies.

Your Argument should be one of the following and with examples, proves and strong conclusion to show that you have proved your argument:

1. Assessing the extent to which an organization's culture reflects the national culture of its home country, it will suggest that in most cases there are direct links with national and organizational culture .. and that the strength of the effect will depend on the dominance of that national culture in the development of the international business environment, i.e. American culture is very influential in the development of the IBE, therefore, it is also very influential in the development of the American Corporate Culture.

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2. Rejects the idea that an Organization's Culture reflects the national culture if its home country, it will suggest that other forces are much more important.

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3. Suggest that an Organization's culture naturally reflects the national culture of its home country, but it is not the dominant factor in the make up of many international organizations.

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My argument will be in favor of the first point, ie, there are direct links with the national and organizational culture, or in other words, organization's culture reflects the national culture of its home country and the strength of the effect will depend on the dominance of that national culture in development of the international business development.

I will certainly take the example of American culture in this regard, American corporate culture, being the most dominant corporate culture across the world, is reflected in American corporations operating all over the world, even if run by local managers and employees. Infact, the American corporate culture is so strong that an American multinational corporation operating in the foreign country not only keeps its American corporation culture very much ...

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Organizational culture

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