BCOM 350 Guide: International Communication Styles
A guide to resources for finding country info and other international data for BCOM 350.
Resources on International Cultures
Use these databases to find out about a country's culture. Use what you learn to hypothesize about potential communication differences and other things to be aware of when doing business in this country.
Use the Global Insights tab and then Insights by country to look up your country. You will be pointed to various relevant resources, including Culture, History and a list of the top Corporations in that country.
Use keywords like corporate culture or organizational behavior or cross-cultural communication or business etiquette to your country's name see what turns up.
Use the "Sort by" drop down to sort your results by relevance.
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Hofestede's Cultural Dimensions describes the effects of a society's culture on the values of its members, and how these values relate to behavior. Used widely in the study of cross-cultural communication.