Multinational management case study “shell oil in nigeria”

Read the attached case study, and submit answers to all the questions that follow the case study.


1. What are some important cultural differences between the Poles and the U.S. expatriates? 

2. Using Hofstede’s and the 7d cultural dimension models, explain some of the cultural differences noted in the case. 

3. What are some institutional explanations for how the Polish workers are reacting to U.S. management style? 

4. How can the joint venture take advantage of the initial enthusiasm of the Polish managers to build a stronger organization? 

5. What cultural adaptations would you suggest to the U. S. expatriate managers regarding their management styles?  

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