Cross-Cultural Management and its Issues- An In-depth study of Indian People working in United Kingdom

Gupta, Sachin (2012) Cross-Cultural Management and its Issues- An In-depth study of Indian People working in United Kingdom. [Dissertation (University of Nottingham only)] (Unpublished)

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Abstract

This study examines the problems Indian people face in UK due to the cross-cultural differences and check whether these differences affect their work performance. Further it also identifies how these problems are managed by them. The objective of the study is to make Indian people aware about these problems in advance before they come to UK so that they know how to tackle these problems. This study also reviewed the cultural differences of both the countries. The study followed explanatory approach where explanation about every particular topic is provided and therefore it helps to answer questions such as “How” and “Why” while explaining different situations. The study was depended on quantitative technique for collecting data where a close-ended questionnaire was used to collect the data from 211 Indian who are living in UK.

According to the analysis of the results, seven cross-cultural differences/factors were found which were creating problems for Indians in UK and therefore their work performance was getting affected. Also there were two cross-cultural differences/factors which were acting positively for Indians and therefore increasing their work performance. Cross-cultural training programs are the solutions to these kinds of cross-cultural problems and most of the UK organizations were running them.

Keywords: cross-cultural problems, culture, cross-cultural training, expatriates, cross-cultural people

Item Type: Dissertation (University of Nottingham only)
Depositing User: EP, Services
Date Deposited: 08 Apr 2013 13:29
Last Modified: 23 Oct 2016 22:41
URI: http://eprints.nottingham.ac.uk/id/eprint/26154

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