Clothes are necessary for several reasons: they are required by law in many areas of the world, serve as a way to identify certain cultures and traditions, set societal norms and standards and provide protection from the... More »

Russian men and women dress more formally than people in Western Europe and the United States. Women often wear brightly colored dresses with heels when they walk outside. Men wear simple T-shirts with trousers and dress... More »

Like the apparel of many countries, typical Chinese clothing is subject to changing fashion trends. It has become increasingly common to find the nationalist blending of traditional and modern motifs and styles, featurin... More » World View Social Sciences Cultures & Traditions

Brazilian culture is rich and varied due to its long history of absorbing elements from many other cultures, including African, Portuguese and indigenous traditions. During the colonial era, many Portuguese settlers marr... More » World View Social Sciences Cultures & Traditions

Societies experience the effects of ethnocentrism when citizens have a distinct set of cultural norms and customs, and view traditions and practices used by other people around the world as inferior, odd or abnormal. Peo... More »

Inappropriate behavior is any behavior that is not in line with societal standards and expectations. It can be exhibited by both males and females and by children and adults. More »

Organizational culture is important for establishing norms and standards within organizations that influence all aspects of company life, including times when employees arrive and leave, dress styles and other norms. Org... More »