Multiculturalism enables different ethnic groups, belief and value systems to co-exist. Individuals are more able to carry out their own practices in a diverse society that is familiar with different cultures, thus drawing immigrants. It makes for higher tolerance and greater respect for the customs and cultural aspects of others. In consequence, such individuals profoundly help shape and influence the perception and cultural landscape of their adopted nation and its people. This is demonstrated in popular culture, throughout the literary world, in television, films and music.
Nowadays, many of the characteristics of both the Korean and Japanese cultures are traced back to Chinese influences. China was seen as a model society by growing nations because of large size and historic success in all sectors of the country. China played a crucial role in the maturity of Japan and Korea since they were able to advance both culturally and politically. In most cases, the cultural interworking’s of the three countries are
Costco also makes a point of tailoring each of its stores to the local culture by seeking out local retailers and providing local cuisine (The Costco Craze). Furthermore, Costco learns to tackle socio-cultural issues such as culture, language, attitudes, and values by globalizing (Costco’s Global). This will make their company more successful in the long run because they will have various business models on how to conduct themselves in other countries. They are also able to reduce transaction costs such as product and shipping costs by gaining access to more products and by searching locally for suppliers (The Costco
Globalization encourages integration between government, businesses and common people from all over the world, which is a product of interchanging ideas and mutual sharing of views. Globalization can also be defined as bringing the world together or connecting to the world through defined systems (Cohen, 2013). Globalization can be facilitated by the Internet or by some other networking medium. The technological
The MHC showcases a vast collection of artefacts that have strong Malay influence. It also conducts programmes, exhibitions, events and activities year round to promote aspects of the Malay identity. The MHC’s programmes, events and exhibitions are indeed able to strengthen the Malay community identity. The theories mentioned in this essay are the social norms
These students live in the same country, understand the culture in a better way and serve as the vital link between the community and Indego Africa. This would help them in clearly defining the training program, its intended benefits and also measuring the progress of the training program. Indego Africa should also engage the government and the Rwandan public as a stakeholder. The government is a stakeholder not just because of the grants and aid it provides, but because of the constructive role it has to play. By gaining support of the government and the public, Indego Africa can create a better and a wider social impact.
Source: Author 6.0 Social Capital in Economic Development We shall now see how social capital affects local economic development. For examining this relationship, we need to consider both micro and macro forces. 6.01 Micro factors – are those special ties and networks among residents and it is useful in differentiating between intra community ties (integration) and extra community ties (autonomy). Both types of social capital may improve the prospects for local economic development. Intra community ties are beneficial because they allow individuals to draw on the social resources in their community and increase the likelihood that the community will be able to address adequately, the collective concerns in their community.
Cultural identities are signalled by the involvement in commemorative events in the a particular environment, during these events established cultural identities have an opportunity to rekindle their cultural identities, as well as unite with members of their community (Samorava , Porter, & McDaniel, 2009, p. 166). Employee’s identities are very complex and they are greatly shaped by culture, and establishing cultural identity is very important giving the various ways of doing it, one of the most important being language, accent, and how names are called, reflecting who the person is, and where they come from
Hofstede's six dimensions of culture Culture is an important aspect of human’s existence. Apparently, this is because the way we behave and interact with others is greatly shaped by the values and virtues we believe in. According to Lawton and Iliana (2014), understanding this correlation is very important especially in the current era where coexistence is key to our development. Ideally, different societies have different cultures. As such, being a global citizen or leader requires that we acknowledge and appreciate the cultural diversity within us.
The overview of CSOs/NGOs in Vietnam According to WorldBank, civil society including non-governmental organizations and non-profit organizations influences communities in the world. It shows interests and the value of members to others regard to race, culture, politic, science, religion and generosity. Civil society organizations (CSOs), therefore, include community groups, NGOs, unions, indigenous groups, charities, religious organizations and professional associations. Particularly, in Vietnam, nowadays there are a lot of CSOs and NGOs, and they are working effectively with popular