Globalization And Culture

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In my article I will write in brief about the different effects of globalization on different nations, a discussion debate between business scholars about Project Management importance and finally will discuss about knowledge share and how technology plays a vital role in successful Project Management.
Globalization has different effects on different countries according to their cultures’ backgrounds. Some countries started to share same way of thinking and reduce the culture differences through globalization such as US, UK & Netherlands. However; other countries have strict culture of their own and they don’t follow other nations’ cultures and thus, globalization has a minor effect on their business culture. One major
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Corporate culture directly impacts every all structures of an organization's performance ranging from leadership effectiveness to business strategy and planned corporate mergers. Business culture directly impacts the success of operations, human resources, decision making processes, customer services, marketing and sales, policies, organization structure and R&D. Culture directly contributes to or detracts from the bottom line as well as a company's very survival. A major mistake of many businesses is in believing that their corporate cultures are invisible to the marketplace. In reality, they are quite transparent to customers, investors, the larger marketplace, and as we have lately seen, to regulators and law-enforcement. Corporate cultures can be classified into two broad categories within the hierarchy: cultures of shame and cultures of change. The cultures of shame are: 1. predatory cultures, 2. frozen cultures, 3. chaotic cultures, 4. political cultures, and 5. bureaucratic cultures. The cultures of change are: 1. service cultures and 2. New age cultures (Jerry,…show more content…
Many CIOs have a bad idea about knowledge share and management after so many failures. But still, knowledge management is essential to all firms so that information can flow easily and flexibly between departments, branches and partners. To do so, CIOs have to know their customers’ needs and understand the workflow in their organizations. IT department has to understand the dynamic of the firm structure and the easiest way of communications between departments and provide the suitable tools and technologies to achieve the best communication base. CIOs have to hire different skills, technologies, consultants, business partners and resources to support their IT team. Technology is the essential part for knowledge management. Tools such as business intelligence, E-mail, instant messaging (IM), and mobile devices offer real-time connectivity as never before. However; these technologies can be effective by itself, there must be proper and full understandable and potential ways to implement usefully those tools. Proper and intensive training classes must be given to the employees for better understanding of those tools and show them the importance and benefits of using it because when an employee finds it difficult to use such tools he/she will simply leave it. Once they get it, they will embrace it and use it efficiently. That is mainly the core role of IT department. Therefore; CIOs must do their
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