Title: National Political Culture and its Importance in Guiding Management Practices
Deadline: 3pm 14 April 2011 (UK time)
Number of Pages: 4 (1000 words total)
Number of Sources: 5
Citation Styles: Harvard
Academic Level: Master
Subject: Managing in a Multicultural Context
Instructions: For this assignment, you will need to read the following articles: Bird, A. & Fang, T. (2009) 'Editorial: cross cultural management in the age of globalization', International Journal of Cross Cultural Management, 9 (2), pp. 139ˆ142, Sage Premier Database [Online]. DOI: [url removed, login to view] (Accessed: 21 December 2009). Chevrier, S. (2009) 'Is national culture still relevant to management in a global context? The case of Switzerland', International Journal of Cross Cultural Management, 9 (2), [url removed, login to view]ˆ181, Sage Journals [Online]. DOI: [url removed, login to view] (Accessed: 23 December 2009). After you have read the articles, complete the following: The journal articles this week consider, Œwhat globalization means for cross cultural management with a special focus on the evolution of our understanding of national culture and cultural change‚ (Bird & Fang, [url removed, login to view]). Write a critical analysis of the concept of national political culture and its importance in guiding management practices. Do this concept and its theoretical framework provide managers with the ability to Œappraise the legitimacy of the management practices that they are trying to implement‚ (Chevrier, [url removed, login to view])? If not, what other factors must also be considered?
I would just like to state that you don't have to include any sources. It is just to answer the question I posted in the instructions box where you could get from the articles I sent.