Cca Written Report South Africa (Demensions of Geert Hofstede)

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Why did we take South Africa?
Because South Africa is different than all of the other African countries. We made our choice to present the five dimensions of this country. South Africa has a big history and well known in other countries. For example, the separation between Black and White Which the nationalist introduced in 1948 and called the Apartheid. After Nelson Mandela stood up for the equal rights between Black and White in South Africa. There came an end of this ridiculous law. Besides South Africa is also well known by his HIV and rape percentage of their inhabitants. Which is for HIV some over 10% and 1 per 9 women reported that they’ve been raped. How this is possible, maybe the dimensions of Geert Hofstede can
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Low power distance in South Africa Employees’ natural way of working in them companies is to argue the merits of something they believed in when presenting work to a superior they would express them opinion. They even got into a couple of heated discussions with a superior when they are disagreed with him. The organizations are decentralized structure and therefore a smaller proportion of supervisors People in south Africa also expect and accept power relations that are more consultative or democratic. They relate to one another more as equals regardless of formal positions.

Case 1 * Born: 18 July 1918 * Birthplace: Umtata, Transkei * Best Known As: The first black president of South Africa

Nelson Mandela spent 27 years as a political prisoner in South Africa before becoming the country's first black president. Mandela was a leading member of the African National Congress (ANC), which opposed South Africa's white minority government and its policy of racial separation, known as apartheid. The government outlawed the ANC in 1960. Mandela was captured and jailed in 1962, and in 1964 he was convicted of treason and sentenced to life in prison. He began serving the sentence as prisoner 46664 on Robben Island, near Cape Town, but instead of disappearing from view, Mandela became a prison-bound martyr and worldwide symbol of resistance to racism. South African President F.W. de Klerk

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