Cultural Profile Patrick M. Carroll Indiana Wesleyan University Cultural Profile The cultural profile of South Korea, as explained by the Federal research division, is as such: Formal Name: Republic of Korea (Taehan Min’guk) Short Form: South Korea (Han’guk, the term South Koreans use to refer to their country). Term for Citizen(s): Korean(s) (Han’gugin). Capital: Seoul. Major Cities: The largest cities are Seoul (11 million), Pusan (3.9 million), Taegu (2.5 million), Inch’en (2.4 million), Kwangju (1.4 million), and Taejon (1.3 million). Location: The Republic of Korea occupies the southern half of the Korean Peninsula on the northeastern corner of the Asian continent.
Introduction Throughout most of history, Korea was one country with a good culture. In the 1940’s, when Korea was controlled by Japan, World War II broke out. Korea was then divided into two parts – the north and the south. The north was controlled by communist Russian forces and the south was controlled by American troops. In 1950, the Korean War began between the two sides.
What is your assessment of overall industry attractiveness? Search Engine Industry is built upon Search and also advertising. If we look at the latest data (for year 2009) there are beside Google 5 big players: * Yahoo, which has a challenger’s and loser’s position * Bing, this is new brand name for MSN Live search * Baidu, China search engine * Ask * AOL Where search engine is powered by Google At the figure, we can see that Google own 65% of U.S. Market and 85% of global Search Engine Market. Data from St at Counter Global Stats for Year 2009 shows that Bing market share was in start (June 2009) a little higher then MSN Live search had in past. In that time there is also a little decrease of Google’s market share.
Brendan Carvel Mr. Hellems/Mr. Chaput Global 9R 13 March 2013 The Relationship between North and South Korea “An almost tribal desire for reunification now permeates South Korean society, a legacy of the 13 centuries, ending in 1945, that Korea enjoyed as a unified political entity” (Olk 5). Before the 20th century, the Korean peninsula was an independent, unified country for 200 years (Olk 5). In 1910 Korea became a colony of the Japanese empire (Olk 6). “The era of Japanese colonialism in Korea (1910-1945) the country was split apart due to communist expansion in Korea.
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Analysts forecasted that the compounded annual growth rate of smartphones would be around 24.9% in 2015 and this would further account for 75.8% of the revenue of the total handset sales in the same year. Besides, experts anticipated that by 2016, smartphones would control almost 40% of the global cellphone business and the world-wide smartphone industry would ship around 653 million units of smartphone by 2016. ln the global smartphone market, Apple and Samsung were the two biggest players competing with each other to capture the major share of the high end phone market. Samsung, a South Korea based company founded in 19387 was popular for its various products like handsets, music systems, LCD Television and computer etc. 0n the other hand Apple, founded by Steve Jobs In 1976s was the leading smartphone maker of the world popular for its innovative and sleek gadgets like iPad, iPod, iPhone etc. 2.