Introduction: Overall Intercultural Management
1. Political, Legal, and Technological Environment2. Ethics and Social Responsibilities
3. Meanings and Dimensions of Culture
4. Approach to Change
5. Approach to Time and Priorities6. Intercultural Communication
7. Human Resource Management
8. Management and Leadership
9. Decision Making andControlling
10. Negotiation Styles
Introduction: Region’s Overall Intercultural Management
Southeast Asia countries have many cultural similarities.The mane cause is that they share the same origins in many aspects like religion (Islam dominion), beliefs, cuisine, music and clothes. Most of these countries are collectivist cultures, gatheringtheir strengths around family, hierarchy respect and groups solidarity.
Political, Legal, and Technological Environment
Malaysia is a federal constitutional monarchy. Such political setting providesa separation of the executive, legislative, and judicial power. It is also a multi-ethnic country and multicultural and multilingual society, with a very developed technological and economicstructure.
Ethics and Social Responsibilities
There are often rules of behavior governing specific business situations. Although this is changing, it is still common for employees to behave harmoniouslyand subjugate their personal desires to the needs of the group.
If a person loses her temper, she loses face and proves she is unworthy of respect and trust.
Meanings and Dimensions of CultureAs in any collectivist society, in Malaysia the solidarity of groups is valuable. Hierarchy respect is the mean relationships rule but they are very friendly at work and conflicts are resolved...