Euro Disney Case Study Essay

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In the first question of the case study, different theories and concepts of cultures and the issues Euro Disney faced the need to be defined. From the case study, it can be seen that after the official inauguration of the Euro Disneyland half a million visitors visits in just one day. However, after three months the number has dropped drastically. According to Amason (2011), due to the American influence, the French cultures could clash with the presence of the Disney Park in France. For example, they did not include any French cuisine in the restaurants or did not offer wine in the restaurants.
Many issues regarding cultures have been identified by Euro Disney Entertainment Park in France. First, there was a misapprehension of the French
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Therefore, in the pick days, there is a short of employee and in the empty day’s excess of employees affecting the effectiveness and productivity of the park unconstructively.
Thirdly, the management did not consider the recession precursors and too high expectations affected the profitability of the new Euro Disneyland. Due to the high price and high revenue expectations, the park did not manage to sell tickets. The allocation of the staff was also wrong.
According to Hofstede, less powerful members of the organizations believe and anticipate that power is distributed unequally. The power distance dimension of Hofstede analyzes how the people feel about a particular culture but does not determine the intensity of allocation of authority in a given culture. It has been said by Bettis et al. (2014) that, as compared to the US, France has a very high power distance that means possesses a stringent hierarchical system. According to harbel, Elie and Georges (2013), in France, power is not equally distributed and the attitude towards management is more formal. On the other hand, US have a very different approach to power distance. In the US, there is a very friendly environment in every organization. Therefore, there is no center of leadership. The power is distributed equally to each member of the

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