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In this case most governments in these regions of the world strive to empower cultural heritage tourism through funding the indigenous art and design industries. This is in order to encourage local communities to maintain their cultures as it can act as a form of social entrepreneurship. West Bengal in eastern India is one of the regions in the world which have embraced the notion of social entrepreneurship in building community wealth (Chaudhury 162). The region is rich in cultural and natural resources. The communities in this region are focused on creative industries which are based on art and culture2. The communities have developed Art Business Hubs which offer cultural products as well as services which basically correlate with their traditions and natural surroundings.
Apart from industrial development, culture acts as a medium in the formation of social capital. Social capital helps in the development of local industries through local investment as it promotes communal reliability (Thyer 77). People tend to form communal organizations which fund and market their cultural products thus utilizing natural beauty and architectural heritage to increase revenue generation and employment3.
Culture is a key entity in the fight against ethnicity. It promotes diversity thus leading to the formation of a global village which is a positive factor in business and economic development. Therefore, culture is essential in both local and international
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From this research it is clear that an organizational culture is a cost-effective substitute to training and can lead an organization achieve its long term and short term goals by setting up a value system in the human resource of the organization that is a guide for them to act in a certain way. It can also help in promoting organization wide efficiency which has a positive correlation with profitability.
As the discussion declares at the beginning of the 19th century, the blacks were viewed as least likely to make a lasting cultural contribution in America. However, this view was proved wrong over time given that the blacks portrayed enormous creative potential which resulted in development of both art and culture.
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Though culture is good, some of its practices have been identified to pose a great challenge to economic development especially in some regions of Asia and Africa. As pointed out by Amartya (2004), economists have usually neglected the concept culture in
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