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A Method and System for Cultural Recommendations

IP.com Disclosure Number: IPCOM000246602D
Publication Date: 2016-Jun-20
Document File: 2 page(s) / 64K

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Abstract

A method and system is disclosed for cultural recommendations. The method and system assess cultural similarities and differences of another company/county. The method and system further assess the role of the user/visitor to the cultural similarities and differences and decides whether to apply the cultural similarities or the cultural differences to the user/visitor. Thus, the method and system recommends and warns the user/visitor if any cultural differences exists and helps the user/visitor to avoid potential misunderstanding/interpretation.

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A Method and System for Cultural Recommendations

Various books and websites provide users/ visitors with an outline of the etiquettes and norm of a culture. The problem arises when a visitor is unaware of the etiquettes and norm of other culture of the county/company that may be similar to their own culture, but interpreted differently. The visitor who is unaware of the etiquettes and norm of other culture may thus face embarrassing situations. Existing art falls short in allowing the visitor to understand and recommend a set of actions about a planned visit to a different company/culture. Therefore, there is a need for a method and system to recognize the etiquettes and norm of other culture and recommends the set of appropriate actions to the visitor during the scheduled visit to the different company/culture.

Disclosed is a method and system for cultural recommendations. The method and system assess cultural similarities and differences of another company/county. The method and system further assess the role of the user/visitor to the cultural similarities and differences and decides whether to apply the cultural similarities or the cultural differences to the user/visitor. Thus, the method and system recommends and warns the user/visitor if any cultural differences exists and helps the user/visitor to avoid potential misunderstanding/interpretation.

In an implementation, the method and system analyses social information of a company or country when a user/visitor visits another company/country with different culture.

The method and system compares equivalence strength between companies/countries. Thus, the method and system recommends appropriate set of actions to the user/visitor visits another company/country with different culture and thus avoids potential misunderstandings between user and company's or country's cultural expectations.

Consider a scenario, where...