Origins elements and consequences of culture Origins Consequences Geography History Technology and political economy Social institutions Peers Elements of culture Consumption decisions and behaviors Management style
In 2004, China banned a Nike television commercial showing U.S. basketball star LeBron James in a battle with animated cartoon kung fu masters and two dragons, because it was argued that the ad insults Chinese national dignity.
In 2006, Tourism Australian launched its ad campaign entitled "So where the bloody hell are you?" in Britain. The $130 million (US) campaign was banned by the British Advertising Standards Authority from the United Kingdom.
In the People's Republic of China a nationwide system of public education is in place, which includes primary schools, middle schools (lower and upper), and universities. Nine years of education is compulsory for all Chinese students.
Trevor Baylis launched the clockwork radio upon the African market. Since batteries were expensive in Africa and power supplies in rural areas are non-existent. The clockwork radio innovation was a huge success.
Personal space is an example of a mobile form of territory
A Japanese person who needs less space thus will stand closer to an American, inadvertently making the American uncomfortable
Some people need bigger homes, bigger cars, bigger offices - driven by cultural factors , for example the space in America needs to greater use of space, whilst Japanese need less space (partly as a result of limited useful space in Japan).
based on the premise that “the government is always right”
and typically has not developed a sophisticated framework of contracts (you do what the governments tells you to do) or intellectual property protection (royalties are unwarranted since the government ultimately owns everything).