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    Through our international business studies thus far, we’ve learned when a company does business or expands their business into another country, it’s crucial to do as much homework as possible to discover any and all information about that new country. Among the important information to take into consideration are things like culture, history, politics and geography of that new country. In our past assignments, we specifically explored the potential of a U.S. company going into business in South Africa and into the wine industry. Perhaps the most important things to keep in mind when doing business in South Africa are the culture, language difference and communication styles of the country in contrast to the U.S. Communication can directly be tied back to a person’s culture and their language history. Positive and operational communication depends on the understanding of culture and language in a relationship between two or more parties, and can get particularly tricky especially when doing business. Since South Africa is a country with a variety of diverse cultures, business and specific projects like construction generally lead to many miscommunications resulting in unproductive results. This is due in large part to the language and cultural barriers within the country and between the workers and management (Emuze & James, 2013.) South Africa is very diverse in that they have four main religions in the country, five main ethnic clusters, four official languages and…

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    The Do’s and Don’ts in South Africa for culture and doing business There are many do’s and don’ts that one must be aware of when it comes to doing business and the culture of South Africa. Understanding these do’s and don’ts will help a company be successful while entering or doing business in South Africa. Do’s These are all of the things that a company should pay extra attention to when doing business in South Africa. Completing all of these tasks will lead to a company being very…

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    am making decisions for these families each day and maintaining the trust of the parents. Whenever I am making a decision I find that I analyze, and most times over analyze, the entire situation. I weigh out the pros and the cons and the actions and consequences of each event before deciding which route to take. Most of the people around me call this being indecisive, but I consider it great judgement. I feel very strongly that the best judgement is created by attempts and failures. You learn…

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    Senator Joseph R. McCarthy investigated in any assertions to communism or any arguments made to discredit them mostly involved in the Hollywood Industry, clubs, organizations, and government officials. Because of Miller’s play expressing the views that were opposing to the HUAC, he became a target. In the 1956, Arthur miller was charged with contempt of congress by refusing to give the names of people suspected to be communists. McCarthy forced his power of intimidation and fear on to whoever…

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    person of power (or a person who gained power over accusations) who accused people of being either a witch or a communist (Abigail Williams in The Crucible, and Senator Joseph McCarthy during the Second Red Scare) (Bonnet,…

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    novel and going on to reading No Country for Old men by Cormac McCarthy the main literary devices and themes conveyed were, geography, Christ figures, and violence. McCarthy uses these devices and themes to attract the reader to think about the book on a deeper level. In the novel No Country for Old Men the geography sets the tone for many scenes. The novel shows the West as a lawless place were evil and demise are superior rather than the stereotypical intrepid, second chancing West.…

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    by Roberts-Miller as a black or white, binary viewpoint in which there is a good in group and an evil out group. In this case, the in group consists of American such as himself who support our nation’s democracy run government. The out group consists of those like Murrow who occupy high government positions and infiltrate the system to spread and promote communism. McCarthy says, “what do the Communists think of me? And what do the Communists think of Mr. Murrow? One of us is on the side of…

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    Joseph McCarthy Few people in American history have ever plunged the country into panic as Joseph McCarthy did in the 1950s. He single-handedly fabricated a scandal he claimed reached into the highest branches of the US government. Lacking substantial evidence, he accused various senators, representatives, and officials of being communist spies. His infamous “list” of such people was comprised of information that was “either taken from other sources or misremembered or just made up” (Kelley).…

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    after the end of World War II. In 1947, the Cold War had begun. (Wolfe). Due to a lingering fear of the Soviets and Communism, people were accused and tried for being Communist. The first reason why these two events are similar is because since children were seen as pure in the time of the witch trials, the young girls abused their power to accuse other people of witchcraft. McCarthy abused his power…

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    used propaganda to combat growing social issues involving the communist threat. The United States government utilized agitprop to attack communism and defend the American way of life by promoting blacklisting, anti-Russian practices, and the desensitization of Americans. Blacklisting was a major propaganda tactic of the government used to counter the threat of communism. If a person was placed on the blacklist, they were ostracized by many in society and found it difficult to find work, buy a…

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