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Does culture matter in business today?: A cross-cultural study
University West, Department of Economics and IT, Division of Business Administration.
University West, Department of Economics and IT, Division of Business Administration.
2015 (English)Independent thesis Basic level (degree of Bachelor), 10 credits / 15 HE creditsStudent thesis
Abstract [en]

Background: All over the world businessmen and women, researchers and many more speaks of the importance of culture and its effects, the authors wanted to examine this in an empirical study.

Purpose: The purpose of this work is to study and compare theoretical studies of national and business culture and then compare them with empirical data to investigate if culture really matters.

Method: The study is a qualitative study where semi structured interview has been conducted with four people working internationally.

Results: the study identifies that culture matters, and that national culture in this study matters more than business culture.

Place, publisher, year, edition, pages
2015. , 39 p.
Keyword [en]
national culture, business culture, cross-cultural business
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Business Administration
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URN: urn:nbn:se:hv:diva-10367Local ID: EXC504OAI: oai:DiVA.org:hv-10367DiVA: diva2:1058569
Subject / course
Business administration
Educational program
Ekonomprogrammet
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Available from: 2016-12-22 Created: 2016-12-21 Last updated: 2016-12-22Bibliographically approved

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