Oxford dictionary defines culture as “The arts and other manifestations of human intellectual achievement regarded collectively.” Each society, country, and culture have numerous nuances that can be difficult for the others to understand. _x000D_ _x000D_ Managers in today’s multicultural global environment constantly encounter cultural differences, which may create barriers in communication and eventually lead to business failures. To become a successful global manager, you need to equip yourself with necessary knowledge to develop your culture competence. _x000D_ _x000D_ For years, scholars have been studying country cultures. Several theories were developed, such as Geert Hofstede’s culture dimensions (https://geert-hofstede.com/national-culture.html (Links to an external site.)Links to an external site.) and Edward T. Hall’s cross-culture theory (http://halltheory.wikia.com/wiki/Hall's_Cross-Cultural_Theory_Wiki (Links to an external site.)Links to an external site.). Besides the websites mentioned above, you can get yourself further familiarized with those theories by checking out the following video clips: _x000D_ _x000D_ Hofstede’s culture dimensions_x000D_ Hofstede Cultural Dimensions_x000D_ _x000D_ _x000D_ Hofstede Cultural Dimensions_x000D_ _x000D_ _x000D_ _x000D_ Hall’s low-context and high-context theory_x000D_ Interpersonal Communication_x000D_ _x000D_ _x000D_ Interpersonal Communication _x000D_ _x000D_ Your task is to utilize Hofstede’s website at https://geert-hofstede.com/national-culture.html (Links to an external site.)Links to an external site. to first identify the scores for the six cultural dimensions of your home country.(China ) Then, choose another foreign country of your interest and compare the cultural dimensions of your select country to those of China._x000D_ _x000D_
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