Cultural models and variation

Yongjiang Shi, Zheng Liu

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    This chapter provides the models and variation of culture. Specifically, the following concepts will be introduced: an understanding of the original of culture and how culture is studies in the academic field; the most influential culture theories which are adapted in business and management research. A detailed exploration on the methodology, dimensions, and implications of each model will be provided. An understanding of culture’s impact on manufacturing systems which stems from traditional factory-based model to inter-firm network with the increase of collaboration in globalization is given Some understanding of culture’s variation in the fast growing inter-firm collaboration with case observations are also elucidated.
    Original languageEnglish
    Title of host publicationCultural Variations and Business Performance
    Subtitle of host publicationContemporary Globalism
    EditorsBryan Christiansen
    PublisherIGI Global
    Number of pages14
    ISBN (Electronic)9781466603073
    ISBN (Print)9781466603066
    Publication statusPublished - 2012


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