Native American Culture in the 1990s

In the last five centuries, Christopher Columbus claimed that he discovered a ‘New World’ which became the genesis of European invasion. The European invasion led to a stand off between them and the Native Americans in terms of rights and culture. Native Americans are concerned about their right of ownership, right of worship, civil rights, and citizenship among other issues. Court cases have been won by tribes in some states; for instance Washington and Nevada, to give them back their ancestral lands and fishing rights. In addition, anthropological museums have acquired crucial artifacts foll ...

Different National Cultures

Negotiation refers to the collaboration between multiple parties in an endeavor to arrive at a mutually acceptable goal. For negotiations to be effective, they ought not to be perceived as being situations where parties are confronting others. Before the parties converge at the negotiating table, they ought to have established their wants and needs. These needs are supposed to represent concrete requirements while wants are those aspects that would facilitate business engagements. This means that for negotiations to be fruitful, the needs have to be fulfilled. Nevertheless, unfulfilled wants d ...

Economic Effects of Horticulture Industry

Horticulture industry has great popularity in the United States. The industry is common people throughout the world; most households have small gardens to grow vegetables and fruits to supplement their diets. In the 1970’s there was a green revolution and horticulture became important to all societies. Environmental horticulture is has a wide range of segments; they include garden centers, horticultural distribution centers, nursery center for wholesale production, mass merchandisers with various garden departments, landscape architects, horticulture experts inclusive of contractors and firms ...

Canadian Culture

The Canadian culture and traditions are heavily influenced by those of the United Kingdom. In fact, the difference between the two cultures is, at times, not apparent even though the two nations happen to far apart. Nevertheless, the Canadians have of late been influenced by the American cultural practices. In this regard, the Canadian English language has been remarkably influenced by that of the United States and, in some cases, it has become quite difficult to find individuals communicating in a language that is uniquely Canadian. Due to the increased rate of immigration into the country, a ...

Change and Culture

Job redesign involves the restructuring of work elements of a job so as to promote interest and encourage employees to work better aiming inspiration. The aim is to promote productivity through assigning the right jobs to employees. The process of job redesigning involves analyzing the whole system. To carry out the process first, the job content is revised. In this stage, the inconsistency of the job and the person is determined through recollection and revision of information relating to the job. The job is determined in this stage of assessment of the employee’s performance. After this asse ...

American Culture: How It Relates to Business

The relations between America and Japan started when the black ships under the command of the Commodore Matthew Perry arrived in Japan in 1853 with the following signing of Treaty of Peace and Amity next year. Since that time, two nations have built long-term cooperation and strengthened economic ties. Though the people of old generations still remember the awful events of the World War II, and economic hardships have had a negative affect on bilateral relationships, two nations will only benefit from the joint efforts. Unfortunately, there is still little contact between the American and Japa ...

Agriculture after the Civil War

The second Epistle of Peter 2:19 contains a comment that can be applied to the United States situation in the early 1860’s, “While they promise them liberty, they themselves are the servants of corruption: for of whom a man is overcome, of the same is he brought in bondage”. The American Civil War altered the way people understood warfare, manifested a rubric for a nation-state, and created background for abolishing slave labor. Each of these outcomes carried some difficult to manage the war consequences. According to Abraham Lincoln’s idea, the nation was able to survive only as a unified sta ...