How Does Cultural Differences Affect Human Resource Management

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2.5. The influence of cultural differences on human resource management of enterprises. To judge whether a culture is a large power distance or a small power distance, it will be reflected from the different values of the people of different stature in the society. Therefore, the study of the different values of the members of the society can determine the extent to which a society is acceptable to the distance of power. For example, most countries in the US are relatively small powers. American employees tend not to accept management privileges. Subordinates usually consider their superiors to be "same with me". In fact, in the United States, employees and managers are relatively equal, and the relationship is more harmonious. Employees…show more content…
It must be adapted to local conditions and teach students in accordance with their aptitude. Many countries in Africa, specially the ex-French colonial countries are more individualistic in the working environment, emphasizing individual freedom and personal achievement, and thus carry out individual competition between employees, and personal performance incentives, humanism is effective incentive policy. On the other side is the past British colonies, they are collectivist working environment, employees have an emotional dependence on organization, easier to build harmonious relationship between employees and managers. This is close to China. Secondly, it is interesting that the higher the evaluation of the "masculinity" of a society, the greater the difference between the values of men and women. Most of the countries in the African continent are highly male. The major decisions in enterprises are usually made by the male role. The low level employees lack the sense of identity because they frequently change their jobs, so employees usually do not actively participate in management. China is a feminine society, focusing on harmony and ethics and
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