The Social Sciences

Year: 2016
Volume: 11
Issue: 30
Page No. 7305 - 7309

The Dominant ‘Local-Content’ Dimensions of MNC’s Organizational Culture in Indonesia (A Case Study of Japanese MNC Heavy Equipment Industry at Jababeka Industrial Estate-Indonesia)

Authors : B.M.A.S. Anaconda Bangkara, Jann Hidajat Tjakraatmadja, Bambang Rudito and Elmira Rustam Sumintardja

Abstract: As a matter of fact, Multinational Companies (MNCs) are becoming imperative elements of today’s daily businesses and economic activities throughout the world including Indonesia. There are numerous MNCs in Indonesia and they have difficulties developing a substantial organizational culture due to the cultural differences, especially in accommodating ‘local-content’ dimensions. Intended for this necessity, this research is designed to identify MNC’s ‘local-content’ dimensions for developing substansial organizational culture. The research was carried out from June 2013 until August 2015 involved 18 informants, in production section of Japanese heavy equipment MNC in Jababeka, Cikarang Indonesia. All the data gathered were analyzed by constant comparison analysis and followed by classical content analysis. The process of analysis also applied the software of nvivo 10. The result shows that the important ‘local-content’ dimensions are, Bahasa Indonesia, comfortable, reward and innovation. By implementing these dimensions, MNCs in Indonesia will have a better chance to develop a substantial and inclusive organizational culture in accommodating the cultural differences.

How to cite this article:

B.M.A.S. Anaconda Bangkara, Jann Hidajat Tjakraatmadja, Bambang Rudito and Elmira Rustam Sumintardja, 2016. The Dominant ‘Local-Content’ Dimensions of MNC’s Organizational Culture in Indonesia (A Case Study of Japanese MNC Heavy Equipment Industry at Jababeka Industrial Estate-Indonesia). The Social Sciences, 11: 7305-7309.

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