As new international businesses have developed rapidly over the world, international trading has occurred frequently. Moreover, the importance of cross-cultural leadership has been come out an enormous issue in most countries as well. However, because difficulty of language and cultural differences, senior managers who are overseas for work have some problems with adopting new culture and working with other managers. Therefore, international businesses need a program which could support them to succeed their task. This report will identity two nations from clusters and two dimensions, identity the problems, barriers and advice and gives 3 solutions and recommendations.
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Javidan et al (2005 p.59) reports that the role of a senior manager is important to reduce losses of international company. Furthermore, to avoid the losses depends on how well a senior manager understands international transfer of knowledge. Therefore, we need to identify issues, problems and advice between China and France in the two dimensions.
4-1 In-group collectivism
Managers and staff tend to be affected by their own culture. It has seen clearly from the figure2 (javidan et al, 2005, p64), two nations, China and France have opposite direction in the dimension of in-group collectivism. Javidan et al ( 2005, p66) illustrates managers who have a high level of in-group collectivist are willing to make close relationship with people in group and tend to avoid a relationship with members who are not part of them. As a result, staffs in China are likely to avoid outsiders while managers in France are trying to make a relationship with the staffs that would cause miscommunications between them.
4-2 Uncertainty avoidance
According to the table3 (javidan et al, 2005, p62), China has a low score and France has high scores in the uncertainty avoidance which refers how well people try to orderliness, and are organized. Javidan researched (2005,p68) that a tendency to spend more time and take a lot of attempt on preparing their project is