The Interaction of Cultural Differences, Machiavellianism and Mobbing in Globalization Process

EREN GUMUSTEKIN, Gulten and MERCAN, Nuray and ALAMUR, Bayram and OYUR, Emine (2013) The Interaction of Cultural Differences, Machiavellianism and Mobbing in Globalization Process. International Conference on Economic and Social Studies, 10-11 May, 2013, Sarajevo, 1 (1). ISSN 2303-4564

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Culture and cultural differences are being important in the globalized business world and the public administration day by day. Moreover, the competition level has increased recently. In accordence with the philosoply of globalization the whole world is a common market. As a result cultural differences and unethical behaivours can be observed. Machiavellianism mostly emerges in an enviroment of intense competition and It is considered as a type of mobbing which aims to manipulate the people into serving for the benefit of power. In this study, the relationship between Hofstede’s cultural differences, mobbing and Machiavellianism is discussed. Globalization periot has converted national firms to international firms. As a result of globalization It has been a new issue of the world that the struggle of different cultures to live together and generate common values. To solve this problem it is needed to develop a different perspective. If the cultural differences are not approved, people tend to dominate the other cultures with their own culture, which is called as ‘Cultural Myopy’. This situation may lead up arising of unhealthy of unhealty network of relation and comminication between the cultures and as a censequence increasing mobbing. Also culturel differences reflect on cultures and climate of organizations. The cultural differences in organizations must be well manage, otherwise comminication disorders. This problem may come along and this could cause pressure of management. Keywords: Cultural Differences, Machiavellianism, Mobbing.

Item Type: Article
Subjects: H Social Sciences > H Social Sciences (General)
H Social Sciences > HB Economic Theory
H Social Sciences > HC Economic History and Conditions
H Social Sciences > HD Industries. Land use. Labor > HD28 Management. Industrial Management
H Social Sciences > HE Transportation and Communications
H Social Sciences > HG Finance
H Social Sciences > HJ Public Finance
Divisions: Faculty of Economics > Management Department
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Date Deposited: 17 May 2013 07:44
Last Modified: 17 May 2013 07:44

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