Professional Assignment 1 – CLO 1, CLO 2, CLO 6

Develop and write a minimum of four (4) APA formatted pages:

Your company has decided to expand their business globally, and your manager has assigned you the role of gathering information about a specific country’s cultural values, in order to help put the right strategy in place. To accomplish this mission, you have learned about Hofstede culture framework and decided to utilize it.

1. Visit Hofstede cultural dimensions website:… and answer the following questions:

2. Select any country of your choice other than The U.S. A?

3. Compare the country you’ve selected to the U.S.A based on Hofstede culture dimensions?

4. Write a minimum of four (4) pages report to your manager explaining the following:

a. The cultural differences between the U.S and the country you selected

b. How should the company utilize the information you gathered to build an effective marketing strategy?

4 pages, APA format 7th edition references


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Tian, K., & Borges, L. (2011). Cross-cultural issues in marketing communications: An anthropological perspective of international business. International Journal of China Marketing, 2(1), 110-126. Retrieved from:

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