Bus401 international business module 1 case & slp

For the Session Long Project for this class, first choose a country interests you other than the United States (you need to learn about another culture other than your home culture for this assignment). You can pick any country you want other than the United States among those included on Hofstede’s webpage:

You will be looking at a different aspect of doing business in this country in each of your Module 1-4 SLPs. For this first SLP, you will be focusing on the culture of this country and how it differs with the culture of the U.S. You can start by looking at the cultural values of this country as shown on the Hofstede webpage linked above.

Keep in mind that it is controversial to try to quantify national culture, so don’t rely only on Hofstede for this paper. Do some additional research and try to find additional information about the cultural aspects of doing business in your country. Then write a two to three page paper addressing the following issues:

A good place to start are these this short interactive tutorial and video below which will give you a brief introduction to some of the main concepts of human resource management. Pay close attention to the concepts of hiring host country nationals, expatriates (parent country nationals), and third country nationals. Also, pay close attention to the concept of ethnocentric, polycentric, and geocentric human resource management:

Bheobhe. (2015, October 5). International human resource management . University of New South Wales, Australia. Retrieved from https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=r1WzcxtEUps

Once you have finished reviewing the tutorials, delve deeper into this topic by reading the following chapter. Pay special attention to the section on ethnocentric, geocentric, and polycentric human resource orientations and also the section on host country nationals (HCNs), parent country nationals (PCNs), and third country nationals (TCNs):

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Rao, P. (2010). Unit 6: International human resource management and
development. In
International business environment. Mumbai, India:
Global Media. [Available in Ebrary. Note: For locating textbooks in the main Trident library search engine, it is best to include only the name of the author and the title of the book in the search engine. For example: Rao
International business environment.]

Besides international human resource management, this module will also focus on national culture. Geert Hofstede’s concepts of national culture are the most commonly used ones in international business. For a good overview of Hofstede’s dimensions of national culture, check out the video:

Wengryzn, R. [AH Shaalan]. (2015, December 1). Hofstede’s cultural dimensions theory [Video file]. Education Portal. Retrieved from https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eV04Msn-1GY&t=8s

For a more detailed discussion of the role of culture in international business see the following book chapter. One of the coauthors of this book is Dr. Mason Carpenter of the University of Wisconsin, one of the world’s leading experts on international management. Pay special attention to Section 3.2 on Hofstede’s dimensions:

Below are some readings which are optional but can be highly useful in providing additional understanding of the main concepts covered in this module. The Newlands and Hooper (2009) textbook is especially recommended. Hofstede’s webpage will also be very useful for your assignments.

Optional Reading

Newlands, D. J., & Hooper, M. J. (2009). Chapter 12: International human resource management. In The global business handbook: The eight dimensions of international management. Farnham, Surrey, England: Gower. [EBSCO eBook Collection]

Hofstede, G. (2012). National culture dimensions. The Hofstede Centre. Retrieved from http://geert-hofstede.com/national-culture.html

Barrow, C. (2011).  Chapter 7: Human resource management. In The 30 day MBA in international business: Your fast track guide to business success. Philadelphia: Kogan Page. [EBSCO eBook Collection]

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