Analyze the Etiquette of a Business Culture
Choose a country of interest to you. Research 1-2 (credible) websites to conduct a cross-cultural comparison of business etiquette in your country. Read and review all of the information you can about this country’s business culture and then answer the following questions below.
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- The 5 Most Intriguing Aspects of Your Culture
Explain substantively the 5 most intriguing aspects of the culture that you have selected. In your answer provide examples of several cultural dimensions such as: Individualism & Collectivism, Performance Orientation, Assertiveness, Uncertainty Avoidance, and Gender Egalitarianism (as mentioned in our textbook). **You also must respond to one other student's post for topic 1 in the forum. Your response should encourage further discussion on the topic and be completed in one full paragraph (6-8 sentences is considered a paragraph).
- Five Aspects of Etiquette
Discuss substantively and provide five aspects of etiquette that you would observe when interacting with members of this culture. **You also must respond to at least one other student's post. Your response should encourage further discussion on the topic and be completed in one full paragraph (6-8 sentences is considered a paragraph).
- Three Relevant Cultural Dimensions
Choose three relevant cultural dimensions (underlying sets of norms and values) and explain how they impact business etiquette in this country.
- Five Etiquette Questions
Write five questions about business etiquette that you would like to ask a person from the country that you chose. Be descriptive and thorough.