Technology in the Big City

London has a reputation for being this hip and vibrant city that is always in sync with the modern times. This also applies to its use of social media that is used in marketing. Although marketing in London still relies heavily on traditional social media like posters and billboards, digital video is becoming more prevalent to boost the…

Disconnect to connect

By Hunter7Taylor (Inger Eberhart) There is a theory in communication by Watzlawick called the Interactional View.  Among other things, it states that one cannot not communicate.  In short, you are always communicating either intentionally or unintentionally and with the onslaught of technology, the push to communicate heightens.  However, Sunday afternoon about not communicating and disconnecting. Brighton, all…

Brighton- The Cultural Melting Pot

Having the chance to visit Brighton in the UK has been a fantastic cultural experience. Surrounded by an eclectic mix of people, shopping, and restaurants Brighton is the hip-cultural center of the UK’s south coast that is a must-see for traveling visitors. In essence, Brighton is a cultural melting pot, which was why I wanted…

One cultural profile in Brighton

It’s a good thing I gained knowledge about Hofstede’s cultural dimensions before the study tour to Brighton, thanks to the MAIGC program at Kennesaw State. If not, I may have been taken aback with the casual atmosphere in some of the organizations we visited. However, it was interesting to observe firsthand what is meant by…

Individualistic everyday

By Hunter7Taylor (Inger Eberhart) As discovered in our country profile papers, the Republic of Ireland is an individualistic nation.  To be individualistic means there is a “me,” “myself,” and “I” frame of reference.   Those in an individualistic society are to look after themselves and direct family.  This aspect of Ireland’s culture translates into the smallest…

Arrived at Last!

As I arrived at the busiest and largest airport in the UK, the London Heathrow airport (Barrow, 2013), I became fascinated with the vehicles and buses transporting passengers from the airport to their destinations. One spectacular form of transportation is known as the “black cab.” From its name, one can infer that it is often…