Cultural and International country of interest

T​‌‌‌‌‍‌‍‌‍‌‌‌‍‌‍‌‍‍‌​he country assigned from Hofstede’s webpage is South Korea: You will be looking at a different aspect of doing business in this country. You will be focusing on the culture of this country and how it differs with the culture of the U.S. You can start by looking at the cultural values of this country as shown on the Hofstede webpage linked above. Keep in mind that it is controversial to try to quantify national culture, so don’t rely only on Hofstede for this paper. Do some additional research and try to find additional information about the cultural aspects of doing business in the country of South Korea. Then write a three page paper addressing the following issues: 1. Go to the Hofstede webpage and look up the values of individualism, power distance, masculinity, and uncertainty avoida​‌‌‌‌‍‌‍‌‍‌‌‌‍‌‍‌‍‍‌​nce for both your chosen country and for the United States. What are the main differences between national culture in the U.S. and your chosen country? What implications might these differences have on doing business in your country? 2. What other information besides Hofstede have you been able to find about culture in your country? How do these aspects of culture impact doing business in your country? 3. Overall, does the national culture of your country make it easy or difficult to do business? What cultural pitfalls might an American company investing in your country face? Hofstede’s cultural dimensions theory [Video file]. Education Portal. Retrieved from Hofstede, G. (2012). National culture dimensions. The Hofstede Centre.




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