Problem: Conduct your research on the merger then use Hofestede's dimensions of culture to help explain the outcome.
In 2018, proposed purchase of Qualcomm (American) by Broadcom (Singapore)
Using the country profiles created by the Hofstede Centre. Answer the following questions:
1. Given Hofstede's dimensions, in what way do the cultures significantly differ? How are they similar?
2. Explain in what way culture could have been the cause for the success/failure of this acquisition?
3. What could have been done to eliminate/diminish the cultural clash that ensued? Be specific.