Whether or not they are solely dependent upon culture is the question. Culture can be defined as the meaning an individual, or entity, derives from the cumulative outcomes of knowledge that is acquired from people and its…
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In her article “Cultures and Conflicts”, Michelle LeBaron deems the terms “conflict” and culture practically inseparable. The American culture, for instance, houses an impressive amalgamation of different cultures due to it being, primarily, a country of immigrants. The intermingling of people from varying cultures may serve as a plus point where generating ideas is concerned but the chances and nature of conflicts arising in such a large community may be equally hazardous. LeBaron also uses the terms such as “cultural messages” and the ideas of “dominant groups” that further enhance the understanding of the relationships between cultures and conflicts.
Culture, according to LeBaron, stretches farther than language, dress, and the background of a person which includes his religion, caste, and other aspects of the background that are generally used to conform an individual to a particular set of belongings. It is the very molding of people into who they are through the general expanse of time, varying circumstances of their socioeconomic condition, sexual preferences and the effect of having lived amidst one or more different kinds of people. When it comes to countries hosting a staggering number of immigrants, this is absolutely true. History is testament to the changing times when class consciousness was clearly distinguished by skin color. During the Colonial era, for instance, rarely was anyone who was not Caucasian a part of the elite – whereas recent times have nearly abolished the line of thought that promotes class consciousness on the basis of skin color. However, this has shifted the nature of conflict from a social to a larger, more technical one: such as financial crises due to the Great Recession.
As the circles of culture get smaller, concepts such “cultural messages” are perceived, where only the group belonging to a particular culture have the inner know how of how their community functions rather than those from
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Also, the businesses need to have an edge over others in the market to survive (Lee & Yu, 2004). For this purpose they need to focus on the culture inculcated within the office environment. The large businesses have different cultures within them and it is difficult to maintain one large culture which defines the entire crux of the organization (Kotter, 1992).
Furthermore, in the Pahlavi era, as well as since the 1960s, the two countries established close ties, close enough to be seen as strategic alliance partners, an alliance that quickly soured when the Islamic regime arose in Iran (Menashri 2006: 109). The U.S., as far as it is concerned, supports Israel, where President Barack Obama strives to delay Israel’s planned missile strikes on Iran’s nuclear program through applying sanctions on Iran.
of the Islamic world should take suitable steps to eliminate those issues which are standing-in as threats to the progression of the Islamic world without having clashes with the western countries and keeping friendly relationships with all countries of the western
The Spanish culture is alive and vibrant in the people of Spain and it is evident in their lifestyle as well as their culture.
Spain has one of the most vivid architectures to offer to someone who is interested. The Guggenheim Museum is an example of the
Kleiner, Christine J. Mamiya, 140). The sculptures are iconographic features and the most compelling of all the Arts; they are the most idealized of individual, animals, and decorated stools. They are sculptured to different sizes, some almost the same size of
According to Corfe (2012), the American culture on the other hand does not place much value on formality.
In their work culture, Germans place much emphasis on formality and academic qualifications. They will employ an individual by looking at his academic
However, this view is too superficial – once we move these images imposed by consumer culture, we will see a kind of peculiar cultural DNA that distinguishes America from other countries, though American culture is a product of influence of a variety of national cultures. On