How multiculturalism impacts management process within international corporations

Cezar MILITARU, Adriana ZANFIR

Abstract


International business conflicts take place when one part sends a message in accordance with a specific culture, while the other part decodes the message considering another set of values, corresponding to their own culture. This situation is present because the particularities of other cultures are not known. Very often, the fact that people belonging to other cultures are different is ignored, through their religion, statute, decisions they take, attitude towards time and nonverbal language.

Therefore, the essential element in taking decisions in the international business environment for the corporations that are involved in a global competition is the adjustment of management methods and techniques into the specific cultural space where they operate.

Keywords


international corporations, multicultural communication, multicultural behavior, management process, multicultural approach

Full Text:

PDF

References


· Gary J., Organizational behavior, Economic Publishing House, Bucharest, 1998.

· Hofstede G., Culture Consequences, Comparing Values, Behaviors, Institutions and Organizations around the World, Sage Publication, 2nd edition, 2003.

· Hofstede G., Cultures and Organizations: Software of the Mind, Intercultural Cooperation and its Importance for Survival, McGraw-Hil, New York, 1996.

· Hiltrop J.M., Udall Sh., Art of Negotiation, Teora Publishing House, Bucharest, 1998.

· Keenan K., How to Comunicate, Rentrop & Stanton, Bucharest, 1997.

· Kennedy G., Perfect Negotiation, Bucharest, 1998.

· Manolescu A., Human Resources Management, Economic Publishing House, Bucharest, 2001.

· Mumford A., Cultures and Organizations, Industrial & Commercial Training, 1992.

· Nord W., Culture and Organizational Behavior in Concepts and Controversy, 1972.

· Prutianu Şt., Manual Communication and Business Negotiation, Polirom, Iaşi, 2000.

· Redding S. G., Comparative Management Theory: Jungle, Zoo or Fossil Bed?, Organization Studies, 1994.

· Sondergaard M., Research Note: Hofstede’s Consequences: A Study of Reviews, Citations and Replications, Organization Studies, 1994.

· Scott B., Art of Negotiations, Technical Publishing House, Bucharest, 1996.

· Triandis H C., Reviews on Cultural Phenomena, Administrative Science Quarterly, 1993.

· Zecheru V., Management Culture, Litera International, Bucharest, 2000.

· *** www.scritube.com.

· *** www.pmforum.org.




Copyright (c) 2010 author

Creative Commons License
This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 4.0 International License.


As to respect GDPR, this site do not allow free registation. Please contact us at: ashues@spiruharet.ro

GDPR Policy:

Please read the statement below:
Processing of personal data and free movement of these data

Registering with this site the author agree with the collection, processing and use of his personal data, exclusively within the ASHUES journal.


 

AWARDS 

WILL BE CONFERRED AT THE END OF THE YEAR

To crown and encourage research efforts of the authors, at the end of a year of publishing our journal board will award online the best papers by distinctions:

1. Best Original Paper Award -  for the paper that has brought something completely new in the reader's attention (a new concept, a new trend, a new proposal in research, etc.)

2. Excellence Award - for the most cited paper and visualized in the online environment during the year

3. First, Second and Third Award- for the best documented and substantiated papers during the year

4. Special Award - to award PhD students and postdocs for the most well documented and substantiated paper


Administred:Rocsana B. Manea Tonis

http://icourses.wix.com/itmk