As such, being a global citizen or leader requires that we acknowledge and appreciate the cultural diversity within us. This is not only important for our coexistence but also enhances productivity (Mohnish, 2014). Respecting other cultures mean that we accept people in our societies regardless of their cultural identity. More so, we can learn the positives from other cultures to enhance our own (Mohnish, 2014).
The power and presence of the media ensures that what is seen, heard and experienced in and through the media influence the behavior of teenagers whether they are conscious of it or not. It is clear that media is the one thing that cannot be taken out from the lives of most teenagers. Teenagers are naturally curious. Faced with many choices and challenges, they often look for direction and guidance on how they can live their lives in today 's society. As such, they are particularly influenced to the media messages of behavior as acceptable, unacceptable, or normal.
Cultural globalization is often understood as the spatial diffusion of global products. At a deeper level, cultural globalization may be seen as the contested process of internationalization of values, attitudes and beliefs. The spread of cultural practices and symbols makes the world more the same, but at the same time triggers resistance. Hence, cultural globalization while uniting the world is also seen to strengthen local cultures and is a major force behind the creation of identities. Such homogenization or differentiation can be noticed in the change of cultural practices and consumption patterns over time and space.
But in this case, communication not only includes the meaning of communication but also emphasizes the particularity of cross-cultural communication. To manage a multi-cultural enterprise like Huawei, it is necessary to understand the difference in demand and behavior between employees of different cultural backgrounds, targeting both Chinese and African countries in the enterprise, local cultural differences are used to promote cultural integration by adopting methods and measures to reduce conflicts between cultures. Therefore, we need to establish a multi-level, regular, formal and informal channels communication mechanism. This is the basis for ensuring the smooth flow of information and effective communication, and is also one of the key factors in the success or failure of cross-cultural
these stereotypes have escalated and strengthened. People call the modern age the age of freedom of thought but even now many ideas and misconceptions are the result of Ethnic Stereotypes for a majority ethnicities especially due to misuse of media in manipulating the thoughts of today’s societies. Many claim that with time we have learned from our mistakes and such mind sets have diminished but looking at world history, rather than change, it is repeating itself. When considering Stereotypes we also consider the different varieties and categories that fall in it. The following are some of the main stereotypes that exist in the modern world: Ethnic Humor
Globalisation as a remarkable step of social changes, it is influential to our daily life whether at the economic level, cultural level or public health level etc. In our following discussion, we will focus on discussing about how globalisation affects our society in national level, local level, and micro-social level, especially the cultural influence which named as ‘cultural globalisation’ Cultural globalisation is considered as “the emergence of a specific set of values and beliefs that are largely shared around the
Art is a means of global communication because it breaks the language barrier between nations. It allows artists to respond to the uncertain and restless present, and ultimately make future probabilities about the world’s state in years to come. Such cultural issues that these ‘aesthetic cosmopolitans’ comment on include environmental, social and technological concerns. All of which are prevalent now and will still continue to be in years to come. The existence of artists who comment on issues affecting society through their “locally grounded practices” have ultimately shaped the way that information is exchanged.
Cultural identity can also be established through some cultural rites in various cultures which increase the individual’s awareness about who they are (Gardiner & Kosmitzki, 2008, p. 71). 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
International Relations have used globalization to achieve its goals of understanding cultures of different nations. IR focus on how countries, people and organizations interact internal and external and globalization is making a profound effect on the relations across the
Effects of Globalization on Language: Hegemony and Homogeny Society is recognized by its traditions and practices. Culture serves as its thumb mark and language becomes the reflection of its culture. In other words, our own language connects us with each other yet draws a line from those who are different from us. To symbolize, language is both a bridge and a wall. Globalization enables us to reach out to the world to share ourselves and to know one another.