Towards a theory of European business culture

The case of management education at the ESCP Europe Business School

Authored by: Andreas Kaplan

The Routledge Companion to European Business

Print publication date:  July  2018
Online publication date:  July  2018

Print ISBN: 9781138226586
eBook ISBN: 9781315397306
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Europe is characterised by ‘maximum cultural diversity at minimal geographical distances’ (Kaplan 2014, p. 532). With around 50 nations and over 60 distinct languages, the European continent is the epitome of cultural variety. The high heterogeneity of European cultures leads to a correspondingly high diversity of business, management and working styles. Therefore, one can reasonably question whether it is truly possible to define a unified concept of European business culture.

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