Saudi Arabia Cultural and Business Analysis
Read the Culture and Business in Saudi Arabia case on page 118.
By the end of day 7, provide a written analysis of the case, giving a brief synopsis and answering the following questions:
What forces shaped modern Saudi culture? How similar or different are these forces from those that shaped the culture of Western nations?
What kinds of misunderstanding are likely to arise between an American company and a Saudi enterprise, if nether has experience dealing with the other?
If you were in a position to advise a Western company that was considering doing business in Saudi Arabia for the first time, what would your advice be?
Post your analysis as a 3-5 page (doubled-spaced) Word document. Use 12 pt Times New Roman font, proper grammar, and APA writing style. Your paper will be graded using the following rubric: