CONCLUSION The Bhopal Gas Disaster is a complex case if seen from a legal point of view. It involves critics from all sides that blame the Indian and US Government, the Union Carbide Company and the legal workers that were given the responsibility of handling the case. It also highlights the lack of importance given to the Environment by the Indian authorities and the lack of rules made to protect the
This is where you need to be careful when communicating with cultural differences. It creates an impact on interpersonal communication because often some business deals between different cultures can effectively be lost. This is due to the company or person not spending the time to get to know the customers '
Influences of Cultural Differences in Communication Due to the cultural difference, it may give rise to several issues that influence working relationship among Malaysians and Americans. According to Hoecklin (1994), an organization might work with people from different cultures, as well as languages and customs. This may lead to ineffective communication, misunderstandings and even fail in the business. Every cultures hold their own believes and practices. Therefore, to work with company from different cultures, avoid mismanaging cultural differences is important for an organization to develop relationship among each other.
As the workplace is the area of working together in a collaborative environment which is all done through communication and interaction with one another. So, in the case when communication barriers arise then, work line and collaborative processes are impacted to large extent. Communication is the first practical difficulty that is to arise in the face of cultural differences. Work line is also affected by cultural differences because when an individual from different culture does not understand or else misunderstand your message then, off course, work schedule is affected to a certain level. It is, again, important, to note that other forms of communication are also affected such as non-verbal communication such as body language, facial expressions, eye movement and so.
All the enterprises operating globally need not have the same degree of cultural awareness. It is very important for a company to understand global cultures at different levels of involvement. Unless and until a company understands the global cultures at different levels, the process is incomplete. The further any company comes out from the sole function of doing domestic business, the more it should understand cultural differences. Moving out on more than one axis simultaneously creates the need for creating cultural awareness even more necessary.
This is partly due to the cultural difference between the Western and West/Central Africa. An understanding of the conditioning effect of culture on perception and its subsequent effect on cognition can help explain cross cultural behavior (Kastanakis, & Voyer, 2014). All interviewees perceived their Europeans counterparts to be task oriented and straight forward. So, while negotiating business deals, they try to emulate this same character in order for deals to be successful. People in Western cultures hold a dominant independent self-construal, which “involves a conception of the self as an autonomous, independent person” (Markus & Kitayama, 1991, p. 226).
Development of a country has been developed based on the classification of contexts highest and the lowest, which is focused on the importance of the cultural context. This to some extent has created a cultural group that can facilitate things are difficult in doing business internationally. The researchers also found that many countries already share the same attitude towards the role of employment, job satisfaction and working aspects related to the daily lives of others and also frequently make can form a state within cultural groups that share the same language. Researchers pioneer "Geert Hofstede," has identified five basic dimensions of culture, which is an individual that may differ in terms of social orientation, the orientation of power, uncertainty orientation, goal orientation and orientation time. These differences affect the conduct of business in different ways and often lead to misunderstandings in cultural
These core values are at the heart of every successful organization. These lead to a strong corporate culture with staffs guided with principles. Such businesses with strong core values were coppered to well-oiled machines; making the employees acquires the synchronization of work with each other (Osteryoung,