CULTURAL FACTORSFOREWORD:Indonesias national motto espouses "unityin diversity" with good reason. Indonesiahas hundreds of ethnic groups. Each grouphas its own customs, traditional dress, andusually distinctive names. Indonesians holdstereotypes of the behaviors of mostgroups, and know the business practices ofthe major ethnic groups. These stereotypesaffect business expectations amongIndonesians, and merit the attention offoreign business executives as an insightinto Indonesian business culture as a whole.
Hall Devided the cultural factors into3, They are :1. Context :Typical of Indonesian people is highcontext, which is people like to talkin many meaning, because they expectthe listener to understand what theirmessage, through what they are saying,and what they say is not the straightto the point, and the way they explainis not simple as they can, becauseactually Indonesian people is living ineast, mostly the character of thepeople is shy, that’s way the way theyare talking is little bit complicated,it looks like the article, we have toread introduction, content, andconclusion.But in fact the typical of people highcontext is more tolerant, they alwaysrespect where the place that they aregrow up, that’s mean the relationshipbetween these person is un -fragile -able. Because since they are child,they often use their sense of their
2. Monochronic / PolychronicIndonesian typical isPolycronic, which is it can doeverything in the same time, evenwhile eating they can receive thephone call from their college, and forexample again if they are having theirlunch we can talk about business,This type of person is like they aremastering all the things entirely.one case for example: if we go to see the doctor, He wouldsay the gossip of actress, and if Heis on his speech, he will talk shortlyand believe the audience knew alreadywhat he is saying, and it is notnecessary to talk more detail.
3. Space The social interaction can be create the relation between two or more people and itcan be influence to other people or being influenced by other people, but the ideal distance for the people who make the interaction is 1 meter, not more closer than that, especially the person that we know new. For example : our partner of business.How Do You Do?,It Is My Pleasure To Meet You.