Asian and American menegerial Behaviors
This study analyze and compare two basic aspects of the managerial Behavior performed by American #Japanese and #Korean manager.
First we observed whether the management activity was performed alone or involved others. Work performed alone included such activities as desk work and telephone communications. Work that involved others included scheduled and unscheduled meetings. Second the amount of time manager spent accomplishing the fundamental activities of desk work, telephone communication and meetings was organized into 3 time periods. Short (less than 9 Minutes) medium ( from 9 minutes to an hour) and long (more than 1 hour). Seven Korean managers wear observed for 25 days and eight Japanese menagers were observed for 24 days.
The researchers recorded, on a checklist, how long the behavior lasted and the type of behavior. The data indicating the major findings of the study. Seldom do #menagers have time to spend by themselves at work. Second how menagers spend their time varies considerably. Japanese and Korean managers spend very small amount of time – 14% And 10% of the total respectively working in segment of less than 9 minutes. American spend 49% of the time working in short duration. 10% of American managers time is spent on tasks lasting more than 1 hour while Korean managers spend 44% and 42% respectively of their time in prolonged activities.