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					The Different Management Styles
          between East and West


      Second Economic Forum
             Casa Asia
         World Trade Center
          Barcelona, Spain
         November 22, 2004
                          Japanese English

• I can understand your opinion.
  – I have a different opinion.
• Let me think about it.
  – Forget about it.
• Let me try.
  – It will be refused.
• Yes, Yes.
  – Thank you for your agreement.
      Two Different Cultures

WESTERN          ASIAN



 HUNTER          FARMER



INDIVISUAL       GROUP
                    Decision Making Process

                            PROJECT
DECISSION MAKING




                   WESTEN             ASIAN




                            TIME
           What are the differences?
•                  EAST         WEST
• RELIGION         Multi        Mono

• BEHAVOIR         Modest       Selfish


• VISION           Wide-angle   Telescope

• CONTRACT         Flexible     Solid
              Communication

•   EAST            WEST

    We               I

    How             Why

    Jain(Ja+Nein)   Yes or No

    Complicated     Simple
                            Discussions

• Asians are seldom seen in favor of
  Discussions. They don’t confront others in
  public (Lose face). You learn more by
  listening than speaking.

• “Speech is silver, silence is gold.”
• “The eagle with brain will never shows the
  claws.”
 How the differences are formed?

• Since the time of infant baby.
  – East: Mother sleeps with the baby.
  – West:Mother sleeps separate.


• Child education.
  – East: Always taught the relation with others.
  – West: Always be independent.
   How differences have derived?

The Western mother says. “Stop!” or “Don’t
 do it




  The Asian mother says, “The teddy bear says
                  Cultural Differences

• Monochrome Culture




• Polychrome Culture


  – Prof. Edward Hall, Univ. of New Mexico
              Differences between
      Monochrome and Polychrome

• Monochrome             Polychrome
  – One thing at a time. Many things at a time.
  – Punctual             Not punctual
  – Low context inf.     High context information
  – Stick to the plan    Change plan often
  – Respect others       Family, close friends
                         come first
  – Respect rules        Rules can be changed
                        High and Low Context
              Low Context (Monochrome)



                        +      9          =        10
Stored                               Transferred
Information      1
                                     Information

                                1
                         +                =        10
                 9


              High Context (Polychrome)
                    Decision Making Process

                            PROJECT
DECISSION MAKING




                   WESTEN             ASIAN




                            TIME
          EAST & WEST
       MONO & POLYCHROME
             MONOCHROME

          GERMAN
          SWISS
          SWEDEN
WEST                         EAST
                     JAPAN
          SPAIN      CHINA
          FRANCE     KOREA
          ITALY


             POLYCHROME
French Style
                   Japanese Style
Washing Machine

Conventional   New Innovation

  Propeller        Drum
  turns            turns

   Cloth          Cloth
   Moves          stays
                  still
Ideal Management Style


         SHEPHERD




HUNTER              FARMER

				
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