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  1. 1. Kenya<br />By Mike and Eytan<br />
  2. 2. Agenda<br />Introduction to Kenya<br />Kenyansociety and culture<br />Business in Kenya<br />Casestudy<br />Questionanswersession<br />
  3. 3. Introduction to Kenya<br />Geography <br />History<br />Government<br />Economy<br />Education<br />People<br />Languages<br />Religion<br />Art<br />Food <br />
  4. 4. Geography<br />Map<br />Ethnic groups<br />Big cities<br />Landscapes<br />
  5. 5. Map<br />
  6. 6. Ethnic groups<br />
  7. 7. Big cities<br />Nairobi<br />Population: 2.9 Mio<br />Mombasa<br />Population: 1 Mio<br />Nakuru<br />Population: 500, 000<br />
  8. 8. Landscapes<br />
  9. 9. Landscapes<br />
  10. 10. Landscapes<br />
  11. 11. Landscapes<br />
  12. 12. History<br />Colonial history<br />Post-colonial history<br />Origins of the country&apos;s name<br />
  13. 13. Colonial history<br />The Berlin conference in 1885 marked the beginning of the British rule in Kenya.<br />The purpose of imperial system was to integrate administration and development of economy.<br />The British settled on fertile grounds of Kenya which led to imposition of rule and restrictions of Kenyan people.<br />
  14. 14. Post-colonial history<br />Attained it‘s independence in 1963.<br />The first president Jomo Kenyatta.<br />In 1964, joined the commonwealth.<br />One- party government.<br />New player on the international business world.<br />
  15. 15. Origins of the country&apos;s name<br />The country is named after mount Kenya<br />Avery significant landmark in kenya<br />Second highest among the mountain peaks of Africa.<br />Pronunced as ‘‘Kenia‘‘ in the beginning.<br />
  16. 16. Government<br />Kenya is a presidential representative democratic republic with a multi-party system.<br />Executive power is exercised by the head of state.<br />Legislative power which is vested in the National assembly.<br />The Judiciary is independent. <br />
  17. 17. Economy<br />GDP(at Market Price. $ 41.36 billion Purchasing Power Parity, 2007). <br />Annual growth rate(Estimate for 2007 = 7.2%).<br />Industry (petroleum products, grain and sugar milling, cement, light manufacturing and tourism).<br />Natural resources(Wildlife, land (5% arable).<br />Agricultural produce (tea, coffee, sugarcane).<br />
  18. 18. Education<br />The education system consist of; early childhood education, primary, secondary and college.<br />Early childhood education takes at least three years.<br />primary eight years(KCPE).<br />secondary four(KCSE). <br /> university four or six years depending on the course.<br />Grade A A- B+ B B- C+ C C- D+ D D- E Points 12 11 10 9 8 7 6 5 4 3 2 1<br />
  19. 19. People<br />The Kenya tribes<br />What occupation do Kenyans have?<br />Famous people from Kenya<br />
  20. 20. The Tribes in Kenya<br />Kikuyu tribe<br />Luhya tribe<br />Maasai tribe<br />Other tribes<br />
  21. 21. Kikuyu tribe<br />Most populous enthic group in Kenya.<br />They are found in the fertile central highlands and are also the most economically active ethnic group in Kenya.<br />The Kikuyu man is referred to as a mũthuuri (meaning someone who can choose or discern evil from good).<br />the Kikuyu woman is called a mũtumia (meaning someone who retains family secrets and practices).<br />
  22. 22. Luhya tribe<br />The second largest ethnic group in Kenya.<br />The Luhya are found in the fertile highlands of Western Kenya.<br />Luhyas are one of the most culturally, politically and economically active ethnic groups in Kenya.<br />The Luhya people practice male circumcision.<br />
  23. 23. Maasai tribe<br />The Maasai are an indigenous African ethnic group of semi-nomadic people located in Kenya and northern Tanzania.<br />They famous as cattle herders and warriors.<br />Their cattle is what makes good life to them becuase it provides milk and meat as their best food.<br />
  24. 24. Other tribes<br />Kamba<br />Meru<br />Kisii<br />Samburu<br />Teso <br />
  25. 25. What occupation do Kenyans have?<br />Three quarters of the Kenya people work in agriculture. <br />Kenya is a main exporter of coffee and tea.<br />Kenya also has a small industrial sector<br />Tourism is rapidly growing as a sector and is now the main source of foreign income <br />
  26. 26. Famous people from Kenya<br />Jomo Kenyatta <br />First president<br />
  27. 27. Famous people from Kenya<br />Richard Leakey <br />Paleontologist, archaeologist.<br />
  28. 28. Famous people from Kenya<br />Prof. WanagariMaathai<br />Nobel prize winner 2008<br />
  29. 29. Famous people from Kenya<br />Paul Tergat<br /> successful long-distance runners of all time<br />
  30. 30. Languages<br />Official languages: Swahili, English<br />Over 61 languages spoken in Kenya<br />A few word:<br />
  31. 31. Religion<br />The majority of the Kenya people are Christians<br /> Often mixed with traditional beliefs<br />45% are Protestant and 33% Roman Catholic<br />10% are Muslim<br />indigenous beliefs 10% <br />other 2% <br />
  32. 32. Art<br />
  33. 33. Art<br />
  34. 34. Art<br />
  35. 35. Food<br />
  36. 36. Food<br />
  37. 37. Kenyan Society and Culture<br />Dimension of Trompenars<br />Relationships<br />Concept of time<br />Low and High context communicator<br />Body language<br />
  38. 38. Dimension of trompenars<br />
  39. 39. Dimension of trompenars<br />
  40. 40. Dimension of trompenars<br />
  41. 41. Dimension of trompenars<br />
  42. 42. Dimension of trompenars<br />
  43. 43. Relationships<br />Deep concern for family<br />Individual empowerment and decision making are rare<br />Warm and hospitable especially to tourist<br />People look after each other<br />Being alone is considered suspicious<br />
  44. 44. Concept of time<br />What is time?<br />Only punctual for opportunities<br />But don’t be late for a date<br />Walk fast<br />Very flexible with dead lines<br />Polychronic<br />
  45. 45. Low and High context <br />Kenyans are very context-driven communicators<br />Speaks with metaphors and stories<br />Use of body language<br />Avoid confrontation<br />
  46. 46. Body languages and gestures<br />Eye contact not maintain when speaking with elder or senior<br />Beckon someone with the forefinger is very insulting<br />Pointing is rude<br />Never speak with hand in the pocket<br />In public formal is important<br />
  47. 47. Notion of Space<br />Kenyan are very close to each other<br />Seat nearest as possible in buses, restaurants.<br />
  48. 48. Business in Kenya<br />Communication style<br />Meeting and greeting<br />Business meetings<br />Gift giving<br />
  49. 49. Communication style<br />Kenyans will always attempt to deliver the message in a sensitive way.<br />Kenyans often use metaphors, analogies and stories to make a point.<br />Kenyans may gesture for emphasis when speaking.<br />Kenyans may offer what they believe is the expected response to their business partner. <br />
  50. 50. Meeting and greeting<br />Handshakes are the most common greeting in business.<br />Men should wait for a woman to extend her and first.<br /> Titles are important.<br />Wait to be invited before moving to a first name basis.<br />Business cards are exchanged without formal ritual.<br />Present and receive business cards with two hands.<br />
  51. 51. Business meetings<br />Meeting schedules may be structured or not .<br />Devote time to small talk in order to get to know your hosts and vice-versa.<br />Meetings seldom have scheduled ending times.<br />Kenyans value tradition. <br />
  52. 52. Case study<br />http://www.thedailyshow.com/video/index.jhtml?title=Oliver%27s-Travels---Kenya&videoId=217666<br />
  53. 53. Question/Answer session<br />
  54. 54. Karibu Kenya<br />HakunaMatata!<br />

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