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An Approach To The Cross-Cultural And Intercultural Communication In The Nigerian Government-Linked Companies

Rukayat. A. Shittu
Faculty of Applied Social Science University Sultan Zainal Abidin, Terengganu
Muhamad Fazil Ahmad
Faculty of Applied Social Science University Sultan Zainal Abidin, Terengganu
Online First: March 20, 2020
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R. A. Shittu and M. F. Ahmad, “An Approach To The Cross-Cultural And Intercultural Communication In The Nigerian Government-Linked Companies”, sshj, vol. 4, no. 03, pp. 1820-1826, Mar. 2020.

Abstract

Culture and communication are two commonly dependent problems. Individuals with different cultures can communicate effectively only if their cultural differences are succeeded and the eventual communication barriers overcome.  It is well accepted today that cultural differences can seriously impact the activities in business institutions. With globalization and international business, effective cross-cultural communication is required at the workplace to ensure success, especially in carried out corporate social responsibility projects as a team. This study aims to examine the relationship between cross culture corporate social responsibility projects (cultural factors) and intercultural communication (IC) in Nigerian government-linked companies. It intends to show that effective communication may occur when interacting people understand and accept their cultural differences.

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Tyler, T. R., Lind, E. A., & Huo, Y. J. (2000). Cultural values and authority relations: The psychology of conflict resolution across cultures. Psychology, Public Policy, and Law, 6, 1138 –1163. DOI:10.1037/1076- 8971.6.4.1138
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Published March 20, 2020
Keywords
  • intercultural communication, cultural factors, government-linked companies
How to Cite
[1]
R. A. Shittu and M. F. Ahmad, “An Approach To The Cross-Cultural And Intercultural Communication In The Nigerian Government-Linked Companies”, sshj, vol. 4, no. 03, pp. 1820-1826, Mar. 2020.

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References

Baughn, C. C., Bodie, N. L., & McIntosh, J. C. (2007). Corporate social and environmental responsibility in Asian countries and other geographical regions. Corporate Social Responsibility and Environmental Management, 14(4), 189-205.
Carroll, A. B. (1979). A three-dimensional conceptual model of corporate performance. Academy of Management Review, 4(4), 497–505.
Cohen, J. (1988). Statistical Power Analysis for the Behavioral Sciences, (2nd ed). New Jersey: Lawrence Erlbaum Associates.
Cohen, J., & Cohen, P. (1983). Applied multiple regression/correlation analysis for the behavioural sciences (2nd Ed.). Hillsdale, NJ: Erlbaum.
Freeman, I., & Hasnaoui, A. (2011). The meaning of corporate social responsibility: The vision of four nations. Journal of Business Ethics, 100(3), 419-443.
Galbreath, J. (2010). How does corporate social responsibility benefit firms? Evidence from Australia. European Business Review, 22(4), 411-431.
Hakala, S. (2015). Corporate social responsibility and organizational culture in corporate restructuring.
Hofstede, G. (1980), Culture's Consequences, Sage Publications, Beverly Hills, CA.
Hofstede, G. (1980). Culture and organizations. International Studies of Management & Organization, 10(4), 15-41.
Hofstede, G., Hofstede, G.J. and Minkov, M. (2010), Cultures and Organizations: Software of the Mind, revised and expanded 3rd ed., McGraw‐Hill, New York, NY.
James, W. Neuliep.(2006). Intercultural Communication A Contextual Approach.
Kalyar, M. N., Rafi, N., & Kalyar, A. N. (2013). Factors affecting corporate social responsibility: An empirical study. Systems Research and Behavioral Science, 30(4), 495-505.
Laroche, M., Kalamas, M., & Cleveland, M. (2005). “I” versus “we” how individualists and collectivists use information sources to formulate their service expectations. The international marketing review, 22(3), 279-308.
Noordin, F., & Jusoff, K. (2010). Individualism-collectivism and job satisfaction between Malaysia and Australia. International Journal of Educational Management, 24(2), 159-174.
Song, X. (2017). The complexity of cross-cultural business communication (Doctoral dissertation).
Taras, V., Kirkman, B.L. and Steel, P. (2010), “Examining the impact of culture’s consequences: a three-decade, multilevel, meta-analytic review of Hofstede’s cultural value dimensions”, Journal of Applied Psychology, Vol. 95 No. 3, pp. 405-439.
Taofeeq, D.M., Adeleke, A.Q. and Lee, C.K., (2020). The synergy between human factors and risk attitudes of Malaysian contractors: Moderating effect of government policy. Safety Science, 121, pp.331-47. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ssci.2019.09.016.
Taofeeq, M.D., Adeleke, A.Q. and Chia-Kuang, L.E.E., (2020). Government policy as a key moderator to contractors’ risk attitudes among Malaysian construction companies. Journal of Engineering, Design and Technology. https://doi.org/10.1108/JEDT-08-2019-0192.
Tyler, T. R., Lind, E. A., & Huo, Y. J. (2000). Cultural values and authority relations: The psychology of conflict resolution across cultures. Psychology, Public Policy, and Law, 6, 1138 –1163. DOI:10.1037/1076- 8971.6.4.1138
Udayangani, K., Dilanthi, A., Richard, H., Raufdeen, R., 2006. Attitudes and perceptions of construction workforce on construction waste in Sri Lanka. Management of Environmental Quality: An International Journal 17 (1), 57–72.
Waddock, S. (2008). Building a new institutional infrastructure for corporate responsibility. Academy of Management perspectives, 22(3), 87-108.
Wiggins, B. E. (2012). Toward a model for intercultural communication in simulations. Simulation & Gaming, 43(4), 550-572.
Woo, H., & Jin, B. (2016). Apparel firms’ corporate social responsibility communications: cases of six firms from an institutional theory perspective. Asia Pacific Journal of Marketing and Logistics, 28(1), 37-55.
Published March 20, 2020
Keywords
  • intercultural communication, cultural factors, government-linked companies
How to Cite
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R. A. Shittu and M. F. Ahmad, “An Approach To The Cross-Cultural And Intercultural Communication In The Nigerian Government-Linked Companies”, sshj, vol. 4, no. 03, pp. 1820-1826, Mar. 2020.
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