Dynamic Diversity of Cultures and Institutions Within Countries . Centre for Organizational Research, Roehampton University, June 15 th 2010 Professor dr. Brendan McSweeney, Professor of Management, Royal Holloway, University of London.
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Centre for Organizational Research, Roehampton University, June 15th 2010
Professor dr. Brendan McSweeney, Professor of Management, Royal Holloway, University of London
The object of commentary/critique today is a particular cultural partitioning of people.
That partitioning was once popular in disciplines such as anthropology.
But today it has a significant following only in management (academia and consultancy)(and a small wing of social psychology)
That social action is influenced/shaped/determined by:
national culture(in the sense of subjective values)
Each, it is argued, points to the existence of, and possibilities for national diversity and change.
Not as many used as is suggested
I: By denying agency.
II. By neglecting the independent influence of other cultural and non-cultural influences
III: By unwarranted depictions.
And, IV: By ignoring prior and pertinent intellectual developments elsewhere.
Supposing that national cultures are: