Relying on the arguments of cross cultural management (e.g. Hofstede’s survey), please answer the following discussion questions by making comparisons between management cultures (U.S.A. and Japan) as portrayed in the film Gung Ho.
- Identify one scene that illustrates differences between the two cultures.
- Identify one scene that illustrates similarities between the two cultures.
- What was most difficult for each culture to understand about the other?
- Identify specific interactions between members of the two cultures that aided their understanding of one another.