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10 Dec 2023

Cultural Differencies in International Business Negotiation: the Need for an Assessment of Influencial Factors

Litterature review - 14 pages - Management

With social conflict being ubiquitous, conflict management is a major challenge for humanity. Recently, researchers have advanced several theories and research on constructive solutions for conflict management. Negotiation is then proposed as the most effective way to do this according to...

12 Dec 2014

Social and Cultural Factors Giving Rise to Depression and Anxiety

Case study - 5 pages - Educational studies

The World Health Organization further explains that anxiety disorder and depression are characterized by factors such as emotional, physical, and behavioral symptoms that build an uncomfortable feeling that is usually described as uneasiness. Worry is usually followed by symptoms like...

13 Jan 2014

Socio Economic Factors Influencing Delinquency

Case study - 7 pages - Educational studies

Contemporary delinquency theories can be deployed in supporting economic deprivation as a contributing factor in elucidating many crimes, though it is directly linked to property crimes like theft (Borraz & González, 2011). However, this does not imply that the cause-and-effect association...

09 Jul 2013

Socio-cultural movements in India

Case study - 5 pages - Educational studies

There is no definition of art or nation that does not quickly become problematic in the Indian context, and this is indicative of the complexity of the issues at hand when we ask: in what ways do art and literature help in nation-building in India? Definitions are still manageable in the case of...

18 Jun 2013

"Explain how much is constructed by the reader / viewers own socio-cultural make-up in the creation and reception of the Fantastic"

Case study - 3 pages - Educational studies

The effectiveness of a literary piece lies in its power to move the readers to see their lives connected or related to it. In fact, every author, in writing any piece of literature, faces a challenge of making his/her work appeal to the life experiences of people. Definitely, the author's task is...

21 Jun 2012

Define prejudice and discrimination from a sociological perspective, discussing cultural determinism, ethnocentrism and other aspects

Essay - 2 pages - Political science

Prejudice refers to the “preconceived opinion or bias, against or in favor of, a person or a thing” (Marshall, 1994: 414). Prejudice can refer to a negative attitude toward an entire group or category of people. All port defined prejudice as an antipathy “based on faulty and...

13 Jul 2009

Obesity in North America: Assessing the socioeconomic factors

Thesis - 6 pages - Social, moral & civic education

Obesity has become a North American epidemic that is closely associated with the stereotypical overindulgence of western culture. Unfortunately, the prevalence of obesity is on the rise. In fact, “currently, more that half of Canadian adults are obese or overweight (more than 5 million...

31 May 2023

What are the different factors that lead to the road to success?

Essay - 2 pages - Marketing theories

Success comes in many different forms, one can easily associate it with professional or personal accomplishments, wealth, happiness and material benefits but once we take a closer look, the true meaning of being successful is extremely complex and every individual defines success in their own...

10 Dec 2023

The Journals of Lewis and Clark - Lewis and Clark (1804-1806) ; The Republic for Which it Stands : The United States During Reconstruction and the Gilded Ages, 1865-1896 - Richard Wright (2017) ; Wi-jún-jon, Pigeon's Egg Head (The Light) Going To and Returning From Washington - George Catlin (1837-1839) - Encounters with Other Cultures

Text commentary - 1 pages - Modern history

This document proposes a detailed plan for commenting on a corpus of documents composed of : - The Journals of Lewis and Clark by Lewis and Clark (1804-1806) ; - The Republic for Which it Stands : The United States During Reconstruction and the Gilded Ages, 1865-1896 by Richard Wright (2017) ;...

29 Sep 2010

Analyse of Chinese cultural system, its implications for cross-cultural management and the French business people who want to deal with Chinese counterparts

Essay - 17 pages - Economy general

We naturally view the world from our own perspective and critically analyze that is different. Anything does not correspond to our perspective looks "abnormal", "inferior" or we don't feel comfortable or we are "afraid". But most perspectives are "normal" and respectable. People just have...

13 Apr 2009

The role psychological, social and biological factors play in the etiology of schizophrenia

Thesis - 5 pages - Psychology

The exact cause of schizophrenia is still unknown and scientists are certain that schizophrenia has more than one cause. Many factors have been studied to find out the exact cause of schizophrenia, it has not yet been proven beyond doubt that schizophrenia is a disease entity which has...

23 Mar 2011

How companies deal with cultural differences: the example of Disneyland Resort Paris

Case study - 97 pages - Services marketing

"Globalization, understood as the extension of the market economy and capitalism in the world, has accelerated over the last thirty years. " Thus the companies that choose to internationalize are growing. This internationalization promotes contacts between cultures, which play a fundamental role...

24 Aug 2009

Critical evaluation of the significance of PEST factors in organizational strategic planning

Thesis - 5 pages - Management

PEST factors refer to the political factors, economic factors, societal factors and technological aspects that determine the outcome of business prospects in organizations. It is always important for a business entity to carry out an assessment and evaluation of its...

12 May 2009

Safeguarding of the intangible cultural heritage: Protecting languages as a vehicle of the intangible cultural heritage

Thesis - 6 pages - Social, moral & civic education

The 2003 Convention for the safeguarding of the Intangible Cultural Heritage defines the intangible cultural heritage as “the practices, representations, expressions, knowledge, skills - as well as the instruments, objects, artifacts and cultural spaces associated...

11 Jul 2013

A survey about key factors influencing the women's buying behaviors in London

Case study - 30 pages - Business strategy

London's e-retail industry is as big as most of the developed cities in the world. Technology has been developed to an extent where in people purchase any thing from their home computer. Moreover, in cities like London, internet has been prevalent and most of the women are working women. When...

13 Jan 2014

The cultural effects of an aging population

Case study - 5 pages - Educational studies

The improvements in nutrition, health care, and medicine have lengthened the lifespan of Americans but with this good fortune come new challenges for our culture. The elderly population in particular is expanding at an unprecedented rate. Today, those over the age of sixty five represent around...

16 May 2009

European cultural identities: The agents of European consciousness and how successful have they been in engendering such consciousness

Thesis - 4 pages - European union

‘Being in Europe' and ‘Being a European' are two different things. It is fair to say that over the years a common space has been created in the economic, legal, and to a certain extent in political spheres. However, when we come to other realities (language, culture, religion, memories,...

07 Oct 2009

Cross-culture aspects of play and childhood development models

Thesis - 8 pages - Social, moral & civic education

Piaget (1962) described play as imitating and practicing behaviors, oftentimes associated with symbolic . Play happens through the assimilation of facts, events or behaviors, or through the distortion of reality, in order to put reality back together. Sometimes child play involves the...

29 Sep 2010

Culture and cultural diversities impact on business in India

Essay - 17 pages - Management

Culture is defined as a system of shared beliefs, values, customs, behaviors, and artifacts that the members of society use to cope with their world and with one another, and are transmitted from generation to generation through learning. This document focuses on the impact of culture and...

29 Nov 2010

Corporate culture - published: 23/11/2010

Case study - 5 pages - Management

In the sixties, businesses still had an essentially rational management of the company. A little later, came an understanding of the enormous importance the human dimension in management. Economists in the late seventies highlighted this after their research on a new dimension of cultures- the...

01 Oct 2009

Anorexia Nervosa is really not about food at all: A confirmed condition of negativity that is not bound by culture - A cross cultural analysis

Thesis - 15 pages - Journalism

Anorexia nervosa/bulimia is really not about food at all. This condition is one that is a manifestation of something much deeper. And we are wrong to view anorexia nervosa/bulimia as a disease. While the thoughts of Mr. DiNicola are common today, the key words to his statement are “yet...

05 Jun 2009

Socio-economic status: An independent risk factor

Thesis - 12 pages - Social, moral & civic education

Social inequality on health is well known. The measure of socioeconomic status remains difficult because it is a multidimensional concept that requires the use of multiple indicators. The indicators used to measure social status are education, occupation and income. They each have their...

16 Apr 2014

The economic, territorial, and cultural impact of the European Union on the Danish identity

Case study - 5 pages - European union

Created by the treaty of Rome in 1957, the European Union now has 25 member states. Over the years and decades, it has developed a wide range of policies with an emphasis on economic measures. The member states have had to adapt themselves to this new system of governance and to the presence of...

05 Feb 2009

Cultural diversity

Essay - 5 pages - Social, moral & civic education

Multiculturalism had little importance in the past but in today's society it is considered one of the most important issues with grave meanings and consequences attached to it. Public sector authority cannot afford to neglect reflecting on the organization and management of multiculturalism...

20 May 2009

Access to Care The patient from another culture

Thesis - 4 pages - Medical studies

The profiles and cultures of migrants are becoming more diverse. Despite a policy of universal insurance for migrant workers and asylum seekers, barriers to access to care persist for these groups. This is mainly due to a lack of health services to meet the specific needs of these...

16 Aug 2023

The challenges in Africa and the strategies to put in place

Presentation - 11 pages - Ecology & environment

The African continent offers a great diversity: country, climate, culture... wise. As a result, it is a challenge to identify issues and strategies to answer them for all the African countries. However, we can try to find important themes that can be found in most of these countries. It is also...

12 Nov 2009

Cultural politics in modern China

Thesis - 5 pages - Political science

In 1966, 72 year old Mao Tse-tung staged a revolutionary drama, stimulating a cataclysmic upheaval that he termed “The Great Proletarian Cultural Revolution”. Decades after the fact and controversies over the nature and results of the Cultural Revolution continue to rage...

28 Apr 2021

PESTEL Analysis - Zoom

Case study - 4 pages - ICT marketing

Zoom is an American company specialising in telecommunications, mainly offering conference calls, videos, online messaging services and even online group meetings. Its head office is located in California. Its main shareholders are investment funds such as The Vanguard or Morgan Stanley...

29 Sep 2010

Cross cultural management : negotiations for the joint venture

Case study - 25 pages - Management

The global economic situation shows that companies haven't any evolution prospects as the market has reached its saturation level. To grapple with this grave impact, companies are obliged to adopt international strategies in order to remain competitive in their respective market zones. Many...

27 Jul 2023

Early Modern History

Worksheets - 21 pages - Modern history

Contrary to the contemporary definition, the cities of the early modern era were not defined only according to a threshold of number of inhabitants, continuity of buildings, or command functions. During the Old Regime, a city was certainly a densely populated space, but it was also surrounded by...