12 Sep Culture
Culture is related to and structures human lived experience in the world, beginning at birth, based on gestures, words, tones of voice, sounds, colors, smells, and body contact we experience . A shared culture may be described as a collection of experiences and ways of relating in society that are familiar, recognizable, habitual, that “go without saying”, establishing a definition of “normal”. However, culture is complex and multifaceted concept; it can be attributed to a nation, an organization, a group, or even to an individual because it is shaped by human social environments . Therefore, culture is a sensitive subject and not a depiction of rigid stereotypes . However, common characteristics may exist that distinguish one culture from another . In the present work, we focus on the impact of national and organizational culture on software development operations.
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