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Factors of Culture Adaptation and Adaptation States in a Multicultural Organization
Unformatted Document Text:  Cultural Adaptation Factors and States 17 For the factor of expectation, among Korean managers, positive relationships between the degree of expectation and the anticipation state (r=.53, p<.001) and peak state (r=.32, p<05) were detected in the sample as hypothesized. These relationships were statistically significant at the .05 level. These results support hypotheses 5 and 6. Likewise, there was a negative relationship (r= -.05) between expectation and valley stage and a positive relationship (r=.12) between expectation and smooth stage in the sample as hypothesized, however, they were not statistically significant (See Table 4). Among Korean managers, positive relationships between communication skills and the anticipation state (r=.51, p<.001), peak state (r=.56, p<.001), and smooth state (r=.38, p<.01) were detected in the sample as hypothesized and these relationships were statistically significant at the .05 level. These results support our hypotheses 9, 10, and 12. There was a negative relationship (r= -.05) between communication and valley stage in the sample as hypothesized, however, it was not statistically significant (See Table 4). It is puzzling that among Korean managers, there was no statistically significant relationship between time exposed to the Mexican culture and any of the four adaptation states. These results did not support hypotheses 13, 14, and 15. As for the Mexican workers, there was a positive relationship only between the degree of preparation and the anticipation state (r=.24, p<.01) in the sample as hypothesized and this relationship was statistically significant at the .05 level. This result supports only hypothesis 1. There were no statistically significant relationships between preparation and the peak, valley, or the smooth states (See Table 5). (INSERT TABLE 5 HERE)

Authors: Zhong, Mei. and Lee, Suman.
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Cultural Adaptation Factors and States
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For the factor of expectation, among Korean managers, positive relationships
between the degree of expectation and the anticipation state (r=.53, p<.001) and peak
state (r=.32, p<05) were detected in the sample as hypothesized. These relationships were
statistically significant at the .05 level. These results support hypotheses 5 and 6.
Likewise, there was a negative relationship (r= -.05) between expectation and valley
stage and a positive relationship (r=.12) between expectation and smooth stage in the
sample as hypothesized, however, they were not statistically significant (See Table 4).
Among Korean managers, positive relationships between communication skills
and the anticipation state (r=.51, p<.001), peak state (r=.56, p<.001), and smooth state
(r=.38, p<.01) were detected in the sample as hypothesized and these relationships were
statistically significant at the .05 level. These results support our hypotheses 9, 10, and
12. There was a negative relationship (r= -.05) between communication and valley stage
in the sample as hypothesized, however, it was not statistically significant (See Table 4).
It is puzzling that among Korean managers, there was no statistically significant
relationship between time exposed to the Mexican culture and any of the four adaptation
states. These results did not support hypotheses 13, 14, and 15.
As for the Mexican workers, there was a positive relationship only between the
degree of preparation and the anticipation state (r=.24, p<.01) in the sample as
hypothesized and this relationship was statistically significant at the .05 level. This result
supports only hypothesis 1. There were no statistically significant relationships between
preparation and the peak, valley, or the smooth states (See Table 5).
(INSERT TABLE 5 HERE)


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