Identify a cultural practice that is considered acceptable in one country but is not acceptable in another. What are some cultural considerations that affect the resulting ethical perspectives in differing cultures? When moving from domestic to global operations, a company must now consider various ethical and social responsibilities. For example, companies must consider the impact their presence has on the local economy and existing businesses. For example, if Walmart were to open a chain of stores in a new area where local, family-owned business dominated ate the market, that could have a serious impact on the local economy. Another example would be consideration of how the company's practices may impact foreign relations in that region by your domestic company, such as in the case of sanctions. A very common business practice is considered acceptable in one country but not in another is bribery. Social norms in one country may set the stage for a bribe as a normal method by which individuals make a living. A business practice that is very commonly considered acceptable in one country but not in another is bribery. Social norms in one country might set the stage for bribery as the normal method by which individuals earn their living. This is further complicated by the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act, which actually makes bribery illegal, even when it occurs in other countries. This can make business dealings very challenging, because by making bribery illegal, it does not allow the system in the other country to operate the way it has been designed or has evolved. This is further complicated by the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act, which actually made illegal kickbacks, even when it happens in other countries. It can make a business deal that is very challenging, due to making illegal kickbacks, not allowing the system to operate in other countries in a way that has been designed or have evolved.
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