Chapter 5 Imagine this scene - you are inspecting a house with the possibility of purchasing it and you open a bathroom door to see a woman sitting naked in a bathtub. How would you expect the surprised woman to react? A British or American woman would cover her breasts with one hand and her genitals with the other, while a Swedish woman would cover only her genitals. A Muslim woman would cover her face, a Sumatran woman would cover her knees and a Samoan only her navel. Cultural Differences
The typical black server – a concept used far too often Today, we will try to address a serious topic in advertising: racism. In the past, advertising was extremely racist and was almost accepted as rooted in morality. Racism in advertising: 50 shocking examples » Article » OWNI.eu, Digital Journalism
Originally published Sep 30th, 2010 [Update September 6th]: Since we published this blog post, more and more people are looking at the importance of organizational culture and the role your talent management programs can play. The Hofstede Centre continues to conduct research into how values in the workplace are influenced by culture. They’ve added more countries to their national culture research and a new dimension called “indulgence versus restraint” in 2010. The Business of Culture: How Culture Affects Management Around the World
Pratiques interculturelles en milieu hospitalier Crédit dessin: HUG Hôpitaux Universitaires de Genève Déshumanisation et déculturation en milieu hospitalier L’hôpital occupe une place à part dans nos existences. La plupart d’entre nous, nous y sommes nés et nous y mourrons.
Five lessons learned about cross-cultural social networking