UB2783298BUMGT6958VISHAL SHUKLACOMPARATIVE ISSUES IN INTERNATIONALMANAGEMENT
unequal distribution of powers. In United states the power distance index is fairly lowcompare to France, in other words there is much greater equality between society levels.French people feeling like foreigners in their own land when ads for job bids in English,further, most of the supervisors were American who were not good in speaking French.
: It is the extent to which people feel threatened by ambiguoussituations. (). The UAI is much lower in America; whereas in France it is very high.Euro Disneyland is determinedly American in its theme. The percentage of people whovisited the euro Disney shows that French people are highly ambiguous.
is another dimensions, which indicate the tendency of the people tomainly look after themselves and their immediate family.().In both the countriesindividualism is very high. By imposing the Strict Appearance code like example men’sshort hair and banned beards or mustaches, French people feel insulted about their traditions.
society with the high masculinity places more values on success andmoney. United states has very high masculinity; on the other hand France has pretty low.French culture was never a priority for the Disney at When the Euro Disney started.Q.2 In what way has Trompenaars’s helped explain cultural differences between the UnitedStates and France?
Trompenaars has explained the cultural differences in the following way:
Universalism vs Particularism :
Universalistic countries place more emphasis on formal rules than the relationships. It isthe belief ideas and practices can be applied everywhere without modification. UnitedStates is highly universalistic, they often ignore culture of different countries.