How to avoid a culture clash
- Ethical challenges in international business operations. Anyanwu, Success A. C.; Nweake, Lawrence I. // Journal of Business & Retail Management Research;Apr2014, Vol. 8 Issue 2, p105
As business becomes increasingly global with more and more companies penetrating oversea markets where culture and traditions vary, ethical consideration become more and more complex to handle. Differences in business customs and practices among nations of the world account for the reason why...
- Culture decoded. Watson, Bill // NZ Business;Sep2006, Vol. 20 Issue 8, p67
The article focuses on the role of respect for the customs and traditions of host cultures in achieving success in international business negotiations. It discusses the concept of outer game-inner game model used in establishing international business relations. It stresses that breakdowns in...
- Multinational Enterprise Decision Principles for Dealing With Cross Cultural Ethical Conflicts. Hamilton III, J. Brooke; Knouse, Stephen B. // Journal of Business Ethics;May2001 Part 1, Vol. 31 Issue 1, p77
Cross cultural ethical conflicts are a major challenge for managers of multinational corporations (MNEs) when an MNE's business practices and a host country's practices differ. We develop a set of decision principles to help MNE managers deal with these conflicts and illustrate with examples of...
- A Social Contract for International Business Ethics. Neiman, Paul // Journal of Business Ethics;Apr2013, Vol. 114 Issue 1, p75
This article begins with a detailed analysis of how the choice situation of a social contract for international business ethics can be constructed and justified. A choice situation is developed by analyzing conceptions of the multinational firm and the domain of international business. The...
- THE EFFECT OF NATIONAL CORPORATE RESPONSIBILITY ENVIRONMENT ON JAPANESE MNCs' LOCATION CHOICE. PENG, GEORGE Z. // Academy of Management Annual Meeting Proceedings;2008, p1
We examine the effect of the three dimensions of the national corporate responsibility index (NCRI) on Japanese MNCs' location choice. The various main, two-way, and three-way interaction effects of the three dimensions and host country developmental stage are studied.
- INTER- AND INTRACULTURAL NEGOTIATION: U.S. AND JAPANESE NEGOTIATORS. Brett, Jeanne M.; Okumura, Tetsushi // Academy of Management Journal;Oct98, Vol. 41 Issue 5, p495
In this study, the authors propose that culture provides scripts and schemas for negotiation. The implications for negotiation of two cultural values, individualism/collectivism and hierarchy/egalitarianism, are discussed. The primary hypothesis, that joint gains will be lower in intercultural...
- A Comparison of Nigerian to American Views of Bribery and Extortion in International Commerce. Tsalikis, John; Nwachukwu, Osita // Journal of Business Ethics;Feb91, Vol. 10 Issue 2, p85
This study investigates the differences in the way bribery and extortion is perceived by two different cultures - American and Nigerian. Two hundred and forty American business students and one hundred and eighty Nigerian business students were presented with three scenarios describing a...
- The ethics of international business. Kinnear, James W. // Vital Speeches of the Day;7/1/95, Vol. 61 Issue 18, p561
Presents a speech by the retired President and Chief Executive Officer of Texaco Inc., given at the 35th Annual Naval Academy Foreign Affairs Conference, dealing with ethics in international business.
- Escaping from ethics myopia: A model for management. Young, Kitty Y. // International Journal of Management;Sep97 Part 2, Vol. 14 Issue 3, p395
Studies the ethical behavior of multinational firms. Emphasis on ethical fairness; Different approaches to business ethics; Myopic and foresighted views on business ethics; Introduction of a framework for ethical behavior in foreign investment decisions.