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India Cultural Analysis Using Hofstede's Cultural Dimension Analysis & Schein Modelling by Mikael Thakur

India Cultural Analysis Using Hofstede's Cultural Dimension Analysis & Schein Modelling by Mikael Thakur

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Due to rapid technology advancement, we now live in a small world with a global marketplace. Foreign ideals and culture are easily spread and adapted by indigenous people in all corners of the globe via radio, television and now especially, computers software and the Internet. This whole dilemma has been termed as Globalization. The concept of globalization refers to increasing global connectivity, integration and interdependence in the economic, social, technological, cultural, political and ecological spheres. Industrial globalization has taken its grip and businesses are going across the cultural boundaries. Worldwide production markets and broader access to a range of goods for consumers and companies is available. Globalization has some pros and cons. The convergence enhances the communication level between cultures. On the other hand, with globalization cultural differences are also highlighted.
India is a country of both diversity and continuity. It is a creative blend of cultures, religions, races and languages. The nation’s identity and social structure remain protected by a rich cultural history that dates back at least 5,000 years, making India one of the oldest civilizations in the world. The country is the largest democracy country in the world with political consensus on reforms and stable democratic environment in over 50 years of independence. With its consistent growth performance and abundant highly skilled manpower provides enormous opportunities for investments.
One of the fundamental components of Indian culture is an understanding of the traditions and ways of communicating with others that form the basis of India’s society. Understanding the comparative strengths and the internal dynamics of the India is essential for conducting business in the country and for policymakers.

The purpose of this report is to document my succinct cultural analysis and provide recommendations that will improve cross cultural management issues between Amalgamated Conglomerated Industries and businessmen in Mumbai India. The paper illustrates how business practices and managerial values are functional to cultural synergy. Research for this document was obtained through primary and secondary research.
Due to rapid technology advancement, we now live in a small world with a global marketplace. Foreign ideals and culture are easily spread and adapted by indigenous people in all corners of the globe via radio, television and now especially, computers software and the Internet. This whole dilemma has been termed as Globalization. The concept of globalization refers to increasing global connectivity, integration and interdependence in the economic, social, technological, cultural, political and ecological spheres. Industrial globalization has taken its grip and businesses are going across the cultural boundaries. Worldwide production markets and broader access to a range of goods for consumers and companies is available. Globalization has some pros and cons. The convergence enhances the communication level between cultures. On the other hand, with globalization cultural differences are also highlighted.
India is a country of both diversity and continuity. It is a creative blend of cultures, religions, races and languages. The nation’s identity and social structure remain protected by a rich cultural history that dates back at least 5,000 years, making India one of the oldest civilizations in the world. The country is the largest democracy country in the world with political consensus on reforms and stable democratic environment in over 50 years of independence. With its consistent growth performance and abundant highly skilled manpower provides enormous opportunities for investments.
One of the fundamental components of Indian culture is an understanding of the traditions and ways of communicating with others that form the basis of India’s society. Understanding the comparative strengths and the internal dynamics of the India is essential for conducting business in the country and for policymakers.

The purpose of this report is to document my succinct cultural analysis and provide recommendations that will improve cross cultural management issues between Amalgamated Conglomerated Industries and businessmen in Mumbai India. The paper illustrates how business practices and managerial values are functional to cultural synergy. Research for this document was obtained through primary and secondary research.

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Special Projects Team:
 Jiong ZhangMikael Thakur
SCHULICH SCHOOL OF BUSINESS -YORK UNIVERSITY 
4700 Keele Street, Toronto, Ontario, M3J 1P3Masters of Business Program 
 
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1.0 INTRODUCTION
Due to rapid technology advancement, we now live in a small world with a globalmarketplace. Foreign ideals and culture are easily spread and adapted byindigenous people in all corners of the globe via radio, television and nowespecially, computers software and the Internet. This whole dilemma has beentermed as Globalization. The concept of globalization refers to increasing globalconnectivity, integration and interdependence in the economic, social,technological, cultural, political and ecological spheres. Industrial globalization hastaken its grip and businesses are going across the cultural boundaries. Worldwideproduction markets and broader access to a range of goods for consumers andcompanies is available. Globalization has some pros and cons. The convergenceenhances the communication level between cultures. On the other hand, withglobalization cultural differences are also highlighted.India is a country of both diversity and continuity. It is a creative blend of cultures,religions, races and languages. The nation’s identity and social structure remainprotected by a rich cultural history that dates back at least 5,000 years, makingIndia one of the oldest civilizations in the world. The country is the largestdemocracy country in the world with political consensus on reforms and stabledemocratic environment in over 50 years of independence. With its consistentgrowth performance and abundant highly skilled manpower provides enormousopportunities for investments.One of the fundamental components of Indian culture is an understanding of thetraditions and ways of communicating with others that form the basis of India’ssociety. Understanding the comparative strengths and the internal dynamics of theIndia is essential for conducting business in the country and for policymakers.3
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