Essays on Western Management Concept Case Study

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This following paper under the title 'Western Management Concept' is a wonderful example of a management case study. The idea that western academic management has negated the importance of incorporating cross-cultural spiritual and shared needs is thriving especially in the borderless world today.   Western management concepts are the practices, beliefs, and processes in business, organizations, and learning institutions management and leadership that have been adopted in the developed countries particularly in Europe and North America. Although these management practices do no recognize the other countries culture and wants to dominate them, the education management in Qatar has fitted to this western culture, most students and more so, the citizen’ s belief that the government through the ministry of education has compromised its homemade curriculum, which supports the culture of the country. Statement of the problemDue to the lack of border boundaries in all nations, it is important that all spiritual, cultures, believes, and norms existing in every country be respected and maintained without spreading mere propaganda and dehumanizing them.

Western academic management has failed to recognize the different cultures in different countries especially in Qatar (Leithwood & Riehl 2003, pp.

50). People should not be imposed or forced to accept western academic management and leadership styles at the expense of their cultural values, norms, and beliefs. The education system introduced by the western nations is taught using English yet most of the students understand Arabic in Qatar (Triandis 2000, pp. 214). This is seen in the Master of Business Administration (MBA) in Business School where the US business curriculum is used instead of Qatar’ s curriculum. This shows how the Qatar culture and curriculum are not respected; hence undermining the education system and management of learning institutions.

Most students from other countries do not pursue courses under the Qatar curriculum but they mostly pursue those of western countries especially for the United Kingdom (UK) and the United States of America (USA).  


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