Multicultural Issues in Human Relations: Challenges and Issues facing Asians For many centuries and even to this day, Asian cultures have been influenced by isolationist philosophies that shun Western traditions and ways of life. But in the current age of globalization, isolationism is increasingly taking a back seat to interdependence among cultures. Western culture, in this respect, has been far more influential in shaping the way business and commerce take place. The prevailing culture in the world of international business, more exactly, is fundamentally based on competitive models that call for individualism and aggressive styles of management and leadership in organizations. For people from Asian cultures, however, the predominantly...The end:
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