cultural distance

cultural distance

the degree to which norms and values or working methods between companies and consumer preferences differ between countries because of differences in their national characteristics.
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Yet the Ugaritic Texts help us in a welcome way to measure the strangeness of the past of the Canaanites, Israelites, and Jews and our cultural distance from them better than before.
In addition to managerial attitudes, other factors that enter into a decision not to export include perceptions of risk associated with geographic and cultural distance and the strain on small firm resources that can result from trying to locate, distribute to, and promote in foreign markets.
The ability of foreign firms to manage the local operations of subsidiaries may be influenced by the relative cultural distance between the home and host countries.
But Flynn contends that intelligence test scores cannot bridge the cultural distance that separates generations in modern industrial societies, or, for that matter, Americans from Japanese and American whites from American blacks.
The basic tenet of this paper is that the difference between black and white children on IQ measures is not due to genetics but describes the cultural distance between the two groups.
The challenge of managing global projects lies in identifying and developing strategies and techniques that will shrink the dimensions of physical and cultural distance," said Jennifer Urick, Vice President of Product Development for Learning Tree International.
We controlled for this effect by capturing the experience of firms with culturally distant partners; the average cultural distance of previous international entries of each firm was recorded as a control variable (Yeniyurt et al.
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Incorporating cultural distance as a potential determinant of immigrant stocks, we are able to determine if international migration is influenced by source-destination country differences in religion, gender roles, political views, and social norms.
There is a lack of empathy and a cultural distance.
Their study found that national cultural distance had a greater impact on social effectiveness of international joint ventures than organizational culture.
We can construct a measure of cultural distance between individuals i and j in wave s based on the Gaussian kernel as [MATHEMATICAL EXPRESSION NOT REPRODUCIBLE IN ASCII], where [theta] is the kernel width and [MATHEMATICAL EXPRESSION NOT REPRODUCIBLE IN ASCII] is the Euclidean distance.
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