Working Paper No. 194
Impact of Special Economic Zones on Employment, Poverty and Human Development
Giorgia Frizzi, 23rd July 2010
''Globalization, Localization, Glocalization''
Does globalization weaken cultural diversity or does it foster it?
Effects of Globalization in Cultural differentiation
As some of us may know, the term “globalize” started being us...
Fossil Fuel Consumption, CO2 and Its Impact on Global Climate
Background: At the beginning of human history, we had to satisfy our energy
needs (for food, heat and movement) by using our own muscle power and gathering
or hunting naturally available plants, animals and wood. Each stage in the
Cross Cultural Communication: Far East Asian Countries
This paper gives a short overview of the observed behavioral pattern across some of the far east Asian countries. Understanding these behavioral patterns is important for doing effective communication with people/people group from these count...
The cultural competence approach has grown significantly in the North American human service professions. The reliance of social workers on cultural awareness to block the influence of their own culture in the helping process entails three problematic and conflicting assumptions, namely,...
PERSONNEL PSYCHOLOGY 2003, 56, 383-404
The Impact of Human Resource Management and Work Climate on Organizational Performance
Garry A. Gelade Business Analytic Ltd Mark Ivery Lloyds TSB
Abstract This paper examines relationships between human resource management (HRM), work climate and organi...
A PAPER ON
“CROSS CULTURAL TRAINING”
-Ms. Sarika Kale
Globalization of business has led to cross border flows of physical, financial and human resources. It has resulted in both a large number of people working abroad, as well as an...
ESSAY TOPIC (1) :A joint venture is affected by the cultural distance between two partners. In what ways are joint ventures and types of international collaboration affected by cultural differences?
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What is culture?Â Â Â...
Cultural Diversity in the Work Place
In today's work environment, it has become more evident and vital than ever to foster cultural diversity. Business organizations that want to stay in business are integrating their global and local business efforts along with cultural diversification. Ho...
Philosophical Implications of Cultural Relativism
Philosophical position of Cultural Relativism is best understood in terms of its epistemological, ethical and logical implications.
Philosophical means articulation, argumentation, analysis, and synthesis of the idea, principle or concept. 
Drawing on theories of both cross cultural management and motivation, discuss the factors influencing the contrasting behaviour of both the hosting insiders and outsiders at Dancom. What could be done to help the outsiders become more involved?
To understand the case we have to first understand t...
“We can get a better idea of the implications of Barr’s (Alfred H. Barr Jr.) critical model by seeing it as a paradigm a similar way to that proposed by Thomas S. Kuhn, the historian of science. Kuhn explains change in scientific theory not as a linear series of revolutions but as shifts of para...
Differences between Ethnocentrism and Cultural Relativism
The world today consists of an incalculable number of societies. Each society varies significantly in the different elements of culture. Culture is one's designed way of living based on erudite customs, knowledge, material items, and beh...
Classical Readings on Cultural Anthropology
What do we have to learn through the study of different cultures? I was hoping for some wonderful revelation in the collection of writings. I may have found one. This book was a difficult read for me. I am not sure whether it's my...
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Grachev, Mikhail V.
Associate Professor of Management
Thailand is a country enveloped in much mystery and cultural tradition. This fact is reflected very clearly in a series of pictures taken from the article, "The Many Faces of Thailand" in the February 1996 issue of the National Geographic magazine, titled, "Into the Heart of Glaciers" I will attempt...
RETHINKING HUMAN DEVELOPMENT IN AFRICA: BETWEEN TECHNOLOGY TRANSFER AND APPROPRIATE TECHNOLOGY
Alloy, S. Ihuah PhD
Department of Religion and Philosophy,
Benue State University, Makurdi.
In the excitement over the unfolding of his scientific and technical power...
To understand Fromm’s mechanisms of escape—authoritarianism, destructiveness, and automaton conformity—one must obtain an understanding of Fromm basic premise for humanity and society which is overall positive. Reviewing the mechanisms of escape can assist one in understanding how an...
The human condition is full of contradictions, a state of mystery which involves the joyous aspects of life, as well as the sorrowful. The play 'A Streetcar Named Desire,' written by Tennessee Williams, represents this paradox that is capable of inspiring us or swiftly casting us down into the dept...
Transmitting social system theory to human resource management
Human resource management can be considered as the most complex field of an organisation. Assuming that this statement is true one could raise the question why human resource management is more diverse than the other...