Key assignment for the global/intercultural requirement
You will prepare a 1200 to 1800 word report (excluding charts, graphics, title page, and citation page) that compares the business culture of China and the US.
Your paper must comply with the following details:
You must reference at least one of the following theories for your selected countries.
Halls high and low context
Kluckhohn and Stodtbecks cultural framework
Hofstedes dimensions of culture
Trompenaars dimensions of culture
Follow the APA Style Guide found
Use Times Roman, Helvetica, or a similar font.
Include a separate title page with your title, name, date, my name, and class name and section.
Do not provide a table of contents, or abstract.
The text of your paper must be your original writing. If you quote another source, be sure to provide a reference to that source, and include a reference page that lists all sources used to prepare your paper.
The tone of your writing must be formal. Keep the material in the third person as much as possible and avoid contractions and colloquialisms.
You must have at least six different sources that you reference.
At least two must be from academic journals.
At least one must be an interview with someone who has done business in the chosen country. If they are not native to the country, they must have lived there for a total of at least 6 weeks.
Different parts of the same website are NOT considered separate sources. These would be considered as different chapters in the same book, and a book counts as one source.
Wikipedia may NOT be used as one of your sources.
Context of and Purpose for Writing
Includes considerations of audience, purpose, and the circumstances surrounding the writing task(s): Demonstrates a thorough understanding of context, audience, and purpose that is responsive to the assigned task(s) and focuses all elements of the work.
Content Development: Uses appropriate, relevant, and compelling content to illustrate mastery of the subject, conveying the writer’s understanding, and shaping the whole work.
Genre and Disciplinary conventions
Formal and informal rules inherent in the expectations for writing in particular forms and/or academic fields. See APA style guide: Demonstrates detailed attention to and successful execution of a wide range of conventions particular to a specific discipline and/or writing task (s) including organization, content, presentation, formatting, and stylistic choices
Sources and Evidence: Demonstrates skillful use of high-quality, credible, relevant sources to develop ideas that are appropriate for the discipline and genre of the writing
Control of Syntax and Mechanics: Uses graceful language that skillfully communicates meaning to readers with clarity and fluency, and is virtually error-free.