17 Mar 2020

Italy through the culture lens
Let's look at Italy through the culture lens In continuation of the series on COVID-19 and cross culture(links at the end of this post), here’s a look at how Italy is facing the #coronavirus crisis.Italy is currently the country with the second highest number of Coronavirus cases after China.* Advice from Italy Just a day or two ago a film made by Italians did the rounds. It was...

26 Mar 2018

Conflicts in Cross Culture Here's another conflict in cross culture. Heard of gender stereotyping? The blue-for-boys and pink-for-girls kind? It's not just us. It's cultures all over the world. Not exactly that way but yes, well-defined gender roles are yet another dimension of culture. And conflicts in cross culture can arise from here. Masculinity vs Femininity - A Cultural Dimension...

25 Mar 2018

Cross Cultural Conflict based on Hofstede Scores Conflicts in cross culture often occur in societies which differ in degrees of individualism. We spoke of cultural differences based on hierarchy. There is another overarching difference - that of individualistic societies and collectivistic societies. Individualism vs Collectivism is one of the dimensions propounded by Dutch culturologis...