Saudi Arabia’s Dynamic Culture

Saudi Arabia’s Dynamic Culture
Read the “Saudi Arabia’s Dynamic Culture ” case from chapter 2 in your textbook and answer to the following questions. It is important for you to read the chapter carefully before attempting to answer the assignment. The learning from reading the text must be reflected in your answers. Grading criteria for case studies are listed under “course information.”

Questions for the Saudi Arabia’s Dynamic Culture case study:

1) Assume you are a manager in a multinational company that needs to send a team of three to five people to Saudi Arabia for about two weeks to investigate the feasibility of selling your products there. What advice would you give them to help assure that cultural problems do not impede their success in this task?

2) Assume your company is from North America or Europe and considering the establishment of an office in Saudi Arabia. What additional operating costs might it have to assume because of the Saudi culture?