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Giving flowers across cultures

Dear All, Flowers are considered to be an excellent gift in many cultures across the globe. However, there are certain cultural differences as to what flower gifts are appropriate and which ones are not. Below are several of them: 1) In Belarus, Hungary, Russia, and Ukraine odd number of flowers are presented to living people …

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Similar flags

Dear All, This post looks into some similar flags of the world. Some of the flags are less similar than others. At the same time it may be interesting to compare them and in this way to avoid confusion. The flags below are posted in the alphabetical order. Australian – New Zealand: Bangladeshi – Japanese …

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Hofstede’s cultural dimensions

Dear All, Culture can be defined in many different ways. On their official website, Hofstede and Hofstede (2013) define culture as “the collective programming of the mind distinguishing the members of one group or category of people from another”. In order to explore cultures better, they have come up with six “dimensions” of culture (Hofstede …

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