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Idioma y globalización: ?Un nuevo término para un viejo fenómeno?
Estrada Molné,Alba T; García Benítez,Vicente;
Humanidades M??dicas , 2001,
Abstract: the globalization process implies a necessary communication to be posible to carry it out. it could be said that this communication has become possible in our days through the english languaje, because it is the language of the business of the technical-scientific advences and its literature, as well as of many of the massive means of communication. it is necessary to wonder if this globalization phenomenon is something originated in this concrete historical moment or it is a tendency that has antecedents in the past. then the purpose of this work is to analize how in the course of the humanity has existed an expansion of certain languages related with political and economical factors of the world supremacy. it is carried out a historical review that compaises since the greek world until the xx century. besides it is offered a panorama of the development of the linguistic, philosophical and pedagogical theories in the different stages of the history. it is showed that since hellenic civilization until the present time processes of universalization of the language of the dominant powers have been developed in some atages in a total way an in others, partially according to the well-known world in those periods. it is concluded that the globalization of the language is not a current phenomenon, but historical, that the two philosophical positions (materialism and idealism) have impacted in the linguistic and pedagogical theories present in all studied historiacal period and it is remarkable the postmodernist position of the communicative focus of the teaching english and its first world tendency
Urban Youth Culture in Bangladesh under the Sway of Cultural Globalization: A Descriptive Analysis  [PDF]
Muhammad Zakir Hossin, Mohammad Mohiuddin
Sociology Mind (SM) , 2015, DOI: 10.4236/sm.2015.53019
Abstract: This is a descriptive cross-sectional study which aims to present the contemporary youth culture in Dhaka, the capital city of Bangladesh, with an emphasis on the underlying role of cultural globalization. To meet the objective of the study, a survey was conducted in 2012 among the students of three leading private universities in Dhaka city. The central theme of the study revolves around the idea that globalization as a process transforms our cultures and affects our lives wherever we live. There has been a heated debate among the researchers on the issue of media effects on the youths. The debate mainly centers around the question: Does what our young generation watch on the global media really influence their behaviors and choices, or the norms and values associated with those behaviors and choices are strictly learned through the guidance of parents, teachers, peers, and the society at large? This study documents that the global media have large-scale impact on the audiences who are exposed to them. As the survey findings indicate, the urban youth culture in Bangladesh is no longer identical to her long-standing traditional patterns but is found to be melting into western norms of dress-codes, food habits, attitude, and life styles. The study demonstrates that the young generation in urban Bangladesh prefers trendy clothes, fast food, western style of marriage and family, western music, movies, festivals, and so on, reflecting a shift toward a consumer culture with global values.
Study of the Development of Youth Culture under the Background of Advanced Culture  [PDF]
Yang Yang
Sociology Mind (SM) , 2014, DOI: 10.4236/sm.2014.41008
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It refers to the sum total of value system, behavioral norms and social relationships accepted by young generations for youth culture which has the characteristic of hierarchy, variability and rebellion. It has also had positive and negative functions. It is the mutual influence and mutual promoting relationship between the youth culture and advanced culture. Comrade Hu Jintao puts forward three wishes to the majority of young people, but also gives the youth culture three new elements, which are diligent in learning, good at creating and making contribution. In the new period, the youth culture will further be boosted when we are developing advanced culture.

Study on the Construction of Enterprise Quality Culture for Brand Strategy  [PDF]
Zhi Gao, Jinfu Ye, Yi Huang
iBusiness (IB) , 2012, DOI: 10.4236/ib.2012.43033
Abstract: Enterprise quality culture is an important part of corporate culture, but it is often overlooked by enterprise, thus restricting quality level and quality image improvement to a large extent. In this paper, the construction of enterprise quality culture is deeply discussed, aiming at helping enterprise deeply understand the essence of quality culture, combining with brand strategy for the construction of enterprise quality culture.
The Organizational Culture Audit: Countering Cultural Ambiguity in the Service Context  [PDF]
Mark R. Testa, Lori J. Sipe
Open Journal of Leadership (OJL) , 2013, DOI: 10.4236/ojl.2013.22005
Abstract: Development of a compelling organizational culture continues to be an imperative for organizations seeking a competitive advantage. Identifying culture deficiencies or gaps is an important step in creating such a culture. For culture development efforts to be successful, leaders must first know the reality of the current organizational culture, however assessing the organizations’ true culture may be more complicated than it appears. Several theoretical frameworks illustrate how highly committed mangers may have difficulty in this regard. The following study links theory with application providing an action research based model of culture assessment. First, the rationale and conceptual model of cultural analysis is provided based on past research. Next, a five-step model analyzing ten cultural areas is proposed, and recommendations are provided for implementation.
Culture and Organizational Improvisation in UK Financial Services  [PDF]
Stephen A. Leybourne
Journal of Service Science and Management (JSSM) , 2009, DOI: 10.4236/jssm.2009.24029
Abstract: This paper considers certain aspects of a four-year program of research, and addresses the changing cultural requirements to support the rise of improvisational working practices within the UK financial services sector. Specifically, it reports on some of the outcomes of a study encompassing over 100 hours of interviews, together with a variety of other primary and secondary data. The outcomes of the full study are documented elsewhere, and they identify a number of key factors that contribute to the successful use and control of improvisational working practices. One of these factors is a supportive organizational culture, and this specific area is dealt with in this paper. A particular focus is how the sample of organizations has attempted to identify and create supportive cultural conditions for improvisational work to take place. In order to bring clarity to the outcomes of this study, a matrix of the case study organizations is also offered, which segregates those organizations according to their cultural support for improvisation and apparent improvisation effectiveness. Some comment on the current difficulties in the Financial Services sector has also been included, as it could be argued that improvisation may have contributed to shortcomings in control processes by members of that sector.
An animal cell culture: Advance technology for modern research  [PDF]
Rajeev Nema, Sarita Khare
Advances in Bioscience and Biotechnology (ABB) , 2012, DOI: 10.4236/abb.2012.33030
Abstract: At the present time animal cell culture is more significant and multifarious application tool for current research streams. A lot of field assorted from animal cell culture such: stem cell biology, IVF technology, cancer cell biology, monoclonal antibody production, recombinant protein production, gene therapy, vaccine manufacturing, novel drug selection and improvement. In this review conclude animal cell culture as well as its requirements
Cultural Eating Practices among Jordanians  [PDF]
Hiba Bawadi, Zaid Al-Hamdan, Hala Bawadi, Omar Ershidat, Fwzieh Hammad, Lana Agraib
Food and Nutrition Sciences (FNS) , 2012, DOI: 10.4236/fns.2012.36106
Abstract: Culture has an enormous impact on individuals’ food choices and practices. This research aimed to screen cultural eating practices among Jordanians. Jordanian adults (N = 4750) completed a survey with regard to common eating practices in Jordan. Practices were classified into 4 themes, namely regular eating practices (7 practices), seasonal eating practices (4 practices), eating practices in social occasions (6 practices), and eating practices in religious occasions (10 practices). Interestingly, most nutritional practices during Ramadan and Eids (religious occasions) were agreed upon from 100% of the participating sample. In conclusion, culture in Jordan has a huge influences eating practices and food choice. Negative culture’s influence over eating practices may exist, thus increasing awareness about unhealthy eating practices related to culture is necessary.
African Culture of Communication in the Global Village: The Experience of Ogba People in Rivers State Nigeria  [PDF]
Uche A. Dike
Open Journal of Philosophy (OJPP) , 2013, DOI: 10.4236/ojpp.2013.31A020
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The contemporary world today has evolved into a global village. This civilization owes its existence to fast means of communication systems. Thus the global world is knighted into one political economy. Distances are reached under seconds. Notwithstanding the fast means of communication gadgets in our time, African traditional means of communication has survived the test of time. What then has been the connection of Africa traditional means of communication and politics? The answer to this question, specifically as operative in Ogba land is the main thrust of this paper. The issues in discourse includes communication and the socio-political sphere, the town crier and Ogba socio-political culture using the literature approach.

Evolution of Leadership and Organizational Culture Research on Innovation Field: 12 Years of Analysis  [PDF]
Mohamed Zennouche, Jian Zhang
Open Journal of Social Sciences (JSS) , 2014, DOI: 10.4236/jss.2014.24044
Abstract: Many scholars assume that both leadership and organization culture play important roles in fostering innovation. The paper analyzes 12 years of leadership and organizational culture on innovation field research in the top eight management journals. The purpose of this paper is to summarize the relation studies between the two factors to investigate connections between organizational culture and leadership. Through a content analysis, it studies the relationship between leadership and organizational culture and its related studies to innovation on each journal. Moreover, the finding showed evolution of research on the 12 years of analysis. At the end, the paper is concluded by discussing several issues in leadership and organizational culture that need further investigation.
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