Carnival:Brazil socio-economic

This is not a request for a written paper. Points are requested to expound on. THESIS: OUTLINE: 1.The History of Carnival 2.Brazil Socio-Economic Conditions 3.Conclusion (800-1000 words) WORKS CITED: 4

Carnival and the socio-economic conditions of Brazil

How does Carnival serve to blur the boundaries of socio-economic conditions of Brazilian society temporarily? Explain what is meant by scholars who state that Carnival is a "release of social tensions....which maintain the inequalities and social hierarchies for the rest of the year?" Answer these q...

Doing business in Saudi Arabia

As a senior manager in a medium-sized but highly profitable equipment manufacturing organization, I and other senior leaders have decided to partner with another company on several projects of mutual interest. My organization has the financial strength and market strength to join the partnership, an...

Cultural Exploration: Fiesta San Juan

Keeping in theme with the topic of Spain's celebrations, research one celebration in Spain that you have never heard about. Find out the following information: What is the celebration/festival? What is the origin and reason for the celebration/festival? Who participates? Where does it take plac...

Review of Frida Kahlo's Art

Read and review the art of Frida Kahlo. What do you think inspires Frida? Do you think she is a strong or weak person and why? Comment on one of her pieces of artwork and talk about your reactions (likes/dislikes) after viewing and reading about it.

Clearing Up Terminology

It is important to know how to correctly refer to others. The best practice is to avoid labeling people, but if it is necessary, it is best to use a general term like Hispanic or Latino, Asian, or European. But even these terms are not preferred by all who fit the definition. So if you are interes...

Motivation: International Business

This unit is about motivating and leading, but there are dramatic differences and conflicts in how to motivate in different countries. How can a manager motivate people using the needs hierarchy in the international context? What are the conflicting motivational techniques in Western-Russian joint v...

Important Factors in Cultural Assimilation

You have new coworkers at your office name Jorge who is from Central America. He is unfamiliar with American customs and claims that he is undergoing culture shock and needs your help with the adjustment. In 2 pages, define assimilation and present the pros and cons of Jorge assimilating fully into ...

Training and Development for Adults in Multicultural Environments

TOPIC: "When designing and conducting training for adults in a multinational or multicultural environment, why is it important to know adult learning theories and principles? What do trainers need to know about how adults learn, why is it so important, and in what ways should that understanding guid...

The Workplace Difficulties of Women

Develop a presentation or information paper to other managers regarding the experience of women in the workplace. The document may be in memo, PowerPoint or paper form. There is no word count requirement. Just requesting an outline for this document Include the following: The complexities of w...

Tourism in Korea - In Depth Country Review

Choose a country that you have not lived in, nor spent more than a week in. Find at least three book sources and at least seven sources in all and begin reading about the culture of this country. You may choose a specific ethnic group in the country or discuss the country as a whole. Research wha...

Cultural Communications

Choose a movie that you have not previously seen from the following list: Mi Familia, My Big Fat Greek Wedding, I Am Sam, or Amistad. Watch the movie with this question in mind: What do people say and do that communicates in ways different from the way I do? Answer the questions with supporting deta...

Deaf, whiteness and Japanese American culture and communication

Do an Internet search for timely and relevant journal articles related to deaf culture. Identify aspects of the culture that are surprising to you or that you did not know. Reflect on what you can learn from or about people who think differently than you because of their histories. Next, do an Inte...

Personal Worldview and Its Effect on Intercultural Communication

Christian Worldview Where did we come from? (and why are we here?) What is wrong with the world? How can we fix it? In the second section, thoughtfully reflect on how you think your worldview has, does, or may affect your intercultural communication by considering the following: Describe ...

Humnan Rights Violations in Contemporary World Culture

What is your viewpoint on the human rights violation by MNCs (Multinational Companies)? How can they be made accountable for their transgressions? Human right violation can range from, sex trafficking, migration, child labor etc... I would like to focus my point on something that is widely known ...

Study of Local Demographics for Cultural Differences

Research other timely sites that give thorough demographic or census information. Choose an area that interests you, maybe the city (Indianapolis, Indiana) or zip code where you live, and research the demographics of the area using relevant and timely sources. Identify the varieties of national h...

Contemporary culture in Kenya

Imagine you are a Kenyan student living in the present day. Start off by describing yourself and the state of your family. Explain where you reside in Kenya. Describe a typical day in your life and the challenges you face due to the unique geographical and political situation in your city or town. T...

100 True/False/Multiple Choice Questions on International Culture

Questions 1 - 41 are True/False 1. Ethnocentric management does not account for cultural differences in the work force. 2. International business is increasing in the United States. 3. Cultural synergy takes place when a larger culture breaks apart to form two or more separate cultures. ...

Response to Deepak's Globalization, Imperialism, and Regulation

This is a short essay response to the ideas presented by Deepak Lal in "Globalization, Imperialism, and Regulation". It provides an overview of Lal's assertions and the grounds on which to challenge these. Key ideas include globalization as a purely economic occurrence, imperialism, deregulation, Am...

Culture and International Management

Culture is an important factor to consider in the realm of international management. The different perspectives from various cultures are what make international business an emerging ideology. Individuals from various perspectives are likely to prepare or recite different definitions for the term cu...

Cultural values and orientation

Values are tied to culture, they do not operate in isolation. Values are critical, primarily because they compel our actions. In this regard, it is necessary for us to examine the concept of values within the context of culture. To do this, I propose the studying and understanding of intercultural c...

Coping with culture shock in a globalized world

Culture shock is a very pertinent issue in our world today, especially in light of the phenomenon of globalization. As a result we must address this issue as a very real one, and learn about strategies to cope with it. Culture shock comes from living or working for an extended period of time in situ...

System Modification for Japan

1. Analyze and explain how business practices differ among cultures. 2 .Analyze how negotiators can understand the elements of communication and negotiation of their own cultures. 3. Examine and explain the steps negotiators can take to ease the tensions between cultures.

Training a Diverse Group

Suppose you are designing a training program for a group of 40 employees. These employees come from a wide range of ethnic and cultural backgrounds and have different educational and experience backgrounds relative to the content area of the training. What training design features would you use to a...

Autocratic and Democratic Leaders

Name the U.S. leadership styles and explain each of them. Americans appreciate two kinds of leaders that generally fall into one or both styles of leadership: autocratic versus democratic. What are the traits of an autocratic leader versus a democratic leader, and is one type of leadership better th...

Culturally Contingent Leadership Behaviours and Attributes

What are the culturally contingent leadership behaviors and attributes? What are the positive leadership behaviors and traits that are universally accepted that facilitate leadership effectiveness? What are the negative leadership behaviors and traits that are universally accepted that create impedi...

International Management

What are the approaches international managers seek to understand when instituting change in the international arena?