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Research paper: Challenges faced by managers of multicultural workforces and recommendations for management training

Today, the growing number of large, medium and small companies actively enter the foreign market, engaging into export activities, licensing, joint venturing, direct investing, management consulting. The number of mergers and acquisitions, strategic alliances and unions is also growing, which is usually preceded by cross-cultural negotiations. There is a growing number of multicultural organizations whose Continue Reading

Essays on Challenges faced by managers of multicultural workforces and recommendations for management training

According to Trompenaars (1997), 75% of all communication is non-verbal, and non-verbal signs are different in different cultures. Thus, the English attach great importance to smile, while the French to a serious facial expression. National culture has a strong influence on the distance of interpersonal communication, the abundance of gestures, eye contact, touch, intonations, etc. Continue Reading

Essay: Challenges faced by managers of multicultural workforces and recommendations for management training

Table of Contents Introduction 3 Identifying cultural differences 5 The concept of cultural orientations of Kluckhohn and Strodtbeck 5 The concept of cultural context of Hall 5 The model “culture, status and function” 6 The concept of cultural factors of Hofstede 6 “The consultant model” of Trompenaars 7 Cross-cultural communications in the organization 7 Attitude Continue Reading

Research paper on Challenges faced by managers of multicultural workforces and recommendations for management training

The model is based on the classification of cultural values with the use of four main components: action, process, purpose, and role. In this approach, the preferred form and method of activity, public self-determination, attitudes toward social authorities and regulatory systems are evaluated step by step. The uniqueness of the model lies in the ability Continue Reading

Term paper on Challenges faced by managers of multicultural workforces and recommendations for management training

Cross-cultural aspects of recruitment, selection and adaptation of staff. Welch (1994) identifies the following types of international policies of recruitment and selection of staff in multinational companies: • ethnocentric policy: filling key positions in offices around the world only by personnel from the country of the parent company; • polycentric, or region-centric policy: using locals Continue Reading