Identify and comment on cultural similarities, Operation Research

You are required to analyse the case study, as indicated under these headings:

1. Identify FIVE persons, bodies, organisations or groups in the case study.

2. For EACH of the five you have chosen, identify and comment on cultural similarities and differences for each of them separately (these differences need not be from the case study)

3. Identify and comment on ways in which culture appears TO YOU to affect each of the five you have chosen. This could be on their management or for any other reason.

4. Identify FIVE instances from the case study of verbal and non-verbal communication This does NOT need to be relevant to the five you have chosen in answering Question 1.

5. Give THREE definitions of culture. This can be from your reading of various text books or from any other sources. You must give references if you quote from a source.

6. In his writings up to the early 21st century, Geert Hofstede identified five dimensions of culture. He then gave a number of countries "scores" within these dimensions. What were the dimensions and what were the scores he gave to the following countries?

7. Following on from Hofstede's work, the Project GLOBE (Global Leadership and Organisational Behaviour Effectiveness) study -pages 173 to 182 of the Text Book "Cross Cultural Management in Work Organisations put forward ten ‘societal clusters', which located 62 ‘societies' within these clusters. Which clusters did the following countries come under?

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