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    Just wondering if you can help me strugiling with my cross cultural management essay.

    I am comparing the UK to China. I am trying to apply the KLUCKHOHN AND STRODTBECK orientations. Please let me know what you think if you have any different views. Thanks

    RANGE OF VARIATIONS

    1.

    What is the nature of people?

    people are inherently good, evil or a mixture of good and evil

    I have said UK and China are both a mixture of good and evil.
    2.

    What is the person’s relationship to nature?

    Dominant / In harmony / Subjugation
    I have said UK are Dominant and China are Subjugation.

    3.

    What is the person’s
    relationship to other people?

    - greatest concern/responsibility is with one’s
    - self & immediate family= individualist,
    - for one’s own group = collateral
    - or for one’s groups = hierarchical

    UK greatest concern/responsibility is with one’s
    - self & immediate family= individualist
    China for one’s own group = collateral


    4
    What is the nature of human activity?

    Doing / Being / Containing

    UK Being, China Doing
    5.
    What is the time focus of
    Human activity?

    Future / Present / Past
    UK Present, China Future

    6.
    What is the conception of space?

    Private / Public / Mixed.
    UK Mixed, China Public
 
 
 
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