Category Archives: Particularist and Universalist cultures

Conflicting ethics across cultures

Differences in morals and ethics can lead to a great deal of cross cultural conflict.  How a culture applies morals and ethics can be described as either Universalist or Particularist. Particularist or Universalist? Latin, African, and Asian cultures are Particularist. … Continue reading

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Bribery Across Cultures

UK Macmillan publisher is in big trouble. It seems that they  gave bribes in Sudan for a textbook deal. In Sudan, a bribe is not an uncommon business practice, whereas in the UK, it’s illegal. In some cultures, bribes are … Continue reading

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