The Hofstede's culture difference research in the Chinese mergers and acquisitions international company
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are the key factors to make this transition of internationalization successfully. In the cross- border M & A activity, the Chinese enterprises and managers are seeking ideas and methods of the understanding the cultural differences. Cross- cultural management is not only a science but also an art, it is constantly developing in the practice. For those enterprises who are or will be carr out y cross-border mergers and acquisitions , they should establish a vision based on the culture, to make full preparation for businesses adapting the dynamic development in the future. My research is based on the Hofstede's five dimensions to study culture differences in an international company-Lenovo. The questionnaire survey, interviews and documentations were used for collecting the data. My researh problem are- is Hofstede's research still true when we study cultural differences in a Chinese international organization? and does the national culture still influence the organizational culture? It showed that what Hofstede found is not completely suitable for the present M&A company. the ranks of masculinity & femininity dimension, uncertainty avoidance dimension and Long-term and short-term orientation have changed. The cultural differences in the company is still existed, national culture does influence the organizational culture in some degrees.