GIFT GIVING INDIFFERENT CULTURES By: Hassan Jan Habib BS Commerce 3rd Semester
AGENDAhat is Culture?unctions of Cultureulture Difference
WHAT IS CULTURE?ulture is a social heritage, transmitted from one generation toanother.t consists of the sum total of skill, beliefs, knowledge andproducts that are commonly shared by a number of people andtransmitted to their children.
FUNCTIONS OF CULTURE Culture makes communication possible by means of a language Culture provides standards for differentiating right and wrong. Culture provides the knowledge and skills needed for survival Culture helps people identify with others and make them feel a sense of belonging.
CULTURE DIFFERENCElmost everyone experiences culture shock when they come to acompletely new environment.verything is different: the language, the food, the people.
GIFT AT FIRST MEETINGn Malaysia and Paraguay, it is considered as briben Singapore, government employees are not allowed to acceptgiftsnited States limits the acceptable dollar value to $25n some countries like Japan, Indonesia and the Philippines,exchanging gifts is strongly rooted in tradition
Countries in which a gift is Countries in which a gift is not expected expectedEurope – Czech Republic, Poland, fricaRussia, Ukraine ustraliaatin American –Columbia, Costa Rica ngland, France, Hungary, Italyacific Rim – China, Hong Kong,Indonesia, Japan, Korea, Taiwan, ruguayMalaysia, Philippines, and Thailand enmark
MUSLIM BUSINESS GIFT GIVING CULTUREifts of liquor or any product that contains alcohol, such asperfume, would never be selected to give.lso, forbidden are products or foods from scavengers, whichincludes pork, birds, etcgood gift for a devout Muslim is a compass.Gifts are presented using the right hand, or both hands
HINDU BUSINESS GIFT GIVING CULTUREn the Hindu culture the cow is sacred, and all animal productsexcept milk or butter are shunned.ost Hindus also don’t drink alcohol. Don’t ever offer a gift ofliquor unless you know the person drinksifts are given and accepted using your right hand, or bothhands, and are not opened at the time they’re received.
JEWISH BUSINESS GIFT GIVING CULTURErthodox Jews are not allowed to eat pork and shellfishhe dietary laws are very specific regarding which foods areacceptable to eat, and their processing and preparationood items are required to be kosherou can select a fine bottle of liquor as a gift to a Jewishclient
CONCLUSIONrom the above discussion we are clear that each and everysociety has a culture of its own.ulture is not only diverse but also unequal, but is found insocieties throughout the world.