You have been selected to open
two subsidiaries of organization XYZ. The headquarters of the
organization is in the KSA. The organization is dedicated to the
production of mobile devices. One of these new subsidiaries will be
located in Mexico and the other one will be located in Denmark.
As you can see in the image
below, which is from Hofstedes Cultural Dimension Theory, there are
differences and similarities among the countries. Leaders should attempt
to understand these differences to create effective organizational
strategies. Specifically, these cultural dimensions can help leaders
determine business approaches, how to address negotiations, and can aid
in creating strong management and leadership styles.
Source: Hofstede Insights. (2021). Country comparison. https://www.hofstede-insights.com/country-comparison/denmark,mexico,saudi-arabia/
In additional to Hofstedes
Cultural Dimension Theory, the GLOBE research has identified six global
leadership behaviors that are considered important in different
cultures. These leadership behaviors are as follows:
- Charismatic/ Value-Based
Now, thinking about the above information:
on Hofstedes cultural dimensions, briefly describe the similarities
and differences between the dimensions in Denmark, the KSA, and Mexico.
how the cultural dimensions of the three countries (i.e., Denmark, the
KSA, and Mexico) impact leadership styles, leadership behaviors, and the
decision-making process of leaders. What factors most greatly impact
which type of leadership behaviors, based on the GLOBE research, should
be understood and how these leadership behaviors may impact the
different cultures (Mexico and Denmark).
- Explain why it is important for leaders to understand cultural differences before doing business in other countries.
Your well-written paper should meet the following requirements:
4-5 pages in length (double-spaced), which does not include the title
and reference pages, which are never a part of the content minimum
- APA style guidelines.
your submission with course material concepts, principles, and theories
from the textbook and at least three current, scholarly, peer-reviewed
journal articles. Current articles are those published in the last five