Lifestyle In Malaysia Vs Uk Essay

913 words - 4 pages

Introduction
Malaysia is a unique country because it is a multiracial country. Malays, Chinese, Indian and other ethnic group are consisting in Malaysia. Due to multiracial country, it contains many types in religion, cultures, and food. Although the citizens are different races, they still can tolerate and peace with each other. However, the United Kingdom is a western country. That also has diverse racial, which are white people and black people. Most of the people in the UK are Christian so Christmas is their most important festival. Malaysia and UK are two very different countries, through different womb environment would bring up different lifestyle. Lifestyle is a way of life or style of living that reflects in attitudes and values of a person. The lifestyle of people can divide into three parts are most relevance, which include personal and family, work, and entertainment. Family is most important part of most of the people; we are sharing the experience and memories with them. Work takes a key part because most of the people would spend about eight hours in their daily day. Entertainment also would take the leisure time of people. If lack any packs in our life would become incomplete. Therefore, we interview a lecture came from the UK to more understand the lifestyle in Malaysia verses UK. Mr Steven is a Britain from UK and working in Malaysia now. Mr Steven's wife is a Malaysian so he follows his wife come to Malaysia. Mr Steven is staying nearby Foon Yew Alumni Association, the Jalan Geronggang in Taman Melodies. From his home to his work place, (Southern University College) distance is about 15km. He is being always driven car for working at Southern University College.

Content

Mr Steven has told us lifestyle in Malaysia quite different with lifestyle in UK. In there, he is spending more time stays with his family emulate with his home country. Most of the time, he would stay at home together with his family. While he is having leisure time he usually do indoor activities such as watching TV, reading, using the internet and doing his working such as remark assignment and test paper.
Moreover, working environment is different between Malaysia and UK. Working in the UK, people more concern on time. People generally follow the clock-based schedule for daily work activities. When you make the appointment for a certain time you must be there cannot be late. Compare with work in Malaysia not very concern in clock-based schedule and the pace of life is slower. However, the interview we know that working environment in Malaysia is quite different to the UK. Mr Steven back to UK also is profession work in industrial not teaching. Before teaching, he has also done profession work in an industrial...

Find Another Essay On lifestyle in Malaysia vs UK

Purchase Intention of Organic Food in Kedah, Malaysia

4088 words - 16 pages pesticides; fertilizers made with synthetic ingredients or sewage sludge; bioengineering; or ionizing radiation. Nowadays, the demand for organic food is dramatically growing in Malaysia. The habit comes from the changes in lifestyle of the fast faced world which has been seen some lack in the conventional food safety. Organic chicken for instance is different from the ordinary chicken as the breeding and growth require the 'natural way' technique

International Marketing Plan: King International Pty Ltd Market Entry into Malaysia

7523 words - 30 pages marketing mix.One of the most comprehensive studies of the differences between cultures was performed by Hofstede, in which he developed five main dimensions of culture. These included power distance, uncertainty avoidance, individualism verse collectivism, masculine verse feminine and long-term or short-term orientation. Figure 2 displays the Malaysian culture using Hofstedes dimensions. It can be seen from this that Malaysia has a very high

Nora-Sakari: A Proposed Joint Venture In Malaysia

5087 words - 20 pages recently announced tender for a major telecom contract in the UK. The Malaysian negotiation leader felt what he saw as lack of unity and support, from the Sakari management, led to further difficulties in the negotiations.Formal vs. InformalFormality has to with relative status, organizational hierarchies and how to show respect to persons of high status. That is why international marketers always should know whether they are dealing with formal or

The United Kingdom Beverage Market

1819 words - 7 pages the new preferred drinks of Britons. This would satisfy the UK consumers’ need to stay healthy, and at the same time, continue to enjoy the great taste of cola drinks. ANALYSIS Internal Factors Armstrong Corporation has been operating in Malaysia since the year 1994. Since the beginning of its operation, Armstrong Corporation strives to be the pioneer provider for new or latent needs of Malaysians. Our products, from ready-to-eat cereals to

The Development and Provison of Prison Library for Juvenile

1805 words - 7 pages that the problem of juvenil causes by their boring life 48.1%, 38% because of their hobbies and 27.8% influenced by friends. Research by the Social Exclusion Unit (SEU), UK, has identified five key factors of juvenile causes; low educational attainment, disrupted family backgrounds, coming from a black or minority ethnic background, behavioural and mental health problems and problems of alcohol and/or drug misuse. (SEU, 2002) In Malaysia, the

Maxis Communications

5477 words - 22 pages Maxis Communications Maxis Communications Berhad (Maxis) is a mobile focused telecom service provider with fixed line and IDD businesses to support its wireless operations. It is the number one cellular service provider in Malaysia by quality and quantity of subscribers as well as profitability. The major part of my research on Maxis will focus on its mobile division because this currently comprises the bulk (over

An Analysis of The Hyundai Accent Campaign: New Thinking, New Possibilities

1422 words - 6 pages 2.3 Ad content and patterns: Hyundai 3D projection mapping is a part of their new thinking new possibilities campaign. This particular technique was produced in Malaysia on 19th February 2011. The production period was four months and required one hundred and twenty crewmembers, six high-definition projectors, ten high-definition cameras, six cranes, one Hyundai accent car and one stunt man. The content involved graphics on a plain wall with an

Maintenance Management Systems for Malaysian Heritage Buildings

3661 words - 15 pages . Reference Ahamd, G.A. (2002) Challenges of Colonial Heritage Buildings in Malaysia. proceedings of the International Conference on the Politics of World Heritage, The University of North London, UK 2-4 September. Ahmad, G.A. (2009). Urban Conservation in Malaysia, Safeguarding Cultural Heritage. Available at www.hbp.usm.my/conservation Accessed on 30th May, 2010. Akasah, Z.A. and Alias, M. (2009). Application of the Generic Process

Development Comparison of Corporate Governance in Malaysia and Singapore

1410 words - 6 pages 1999, in order to support the enhancement of corporate governance rules and practices (OECD, 2014). As far as the Asian countries concern regarding the corporate governance issues, they started to enforce their own Code of Corporate Governance to avoid any financial crisis in the future. Among the countries that established the Code of Corporate Governance after the financial crisis were Malaysia and Singapore, which in the year 2000 and 2001

Marketing Communication Audit: The Astro Malaysia Holdings Berhad

2331 words - 9 pages organization that will be discussed for this assignment is the Astro Malaysia Holdings Berhad. The main reason this organisation is been chosen is because Astro Malaysia Holdings Berhad is one of the successful and highest integrated buyer media entertainment group in Malaysia and also in Southeast Asia. Thus, auditing the marketing communication tools that are being used by Astro Malaysia Holdings Berhad are needed to accessed the effectiveness of

Analysis of Malaysian Economic Development From 1993 to 2002

4521 words - 18 pages Analysis of Malaysian Economic Development From 1993 to 2002 Over the past three decades, Malaysia has achieved growth and structural transformation in its economy. This review examines the Malaysian economic performance and its policies for the last 10 years (1993 - 2002). My approach to the review will cover the following: · What is the role of the government in the economy process? · What were the forms of

Similar Essays

Higher Education In Pakistan Vs. The Uk

1069 words - 4 pages The state of higher education: Pakistan in comparison with the UK After partition, Pakistan, an independent state came into being in 1947 and inherited a colonial university system, created by the British. The fundamental features of this system during that era were that it was under-financed, bureaucratic, and mediocre and was teaching rather than research oriented. Just then, the country had a poorly educated population and few schools

Recommendations For Tesco Malaysia Improvements Essay

1477 words - 6 pages is origin from UK and the purchasing power of UK is more the purchasing power of Malaysia. It clearly reflects that the disposable income of Malaysia is comparative low to that of UK. Due to high purchasing power, normally people in UK prefer brands and are brand loyal & are willing to spend extra on the products. The purchasing power of Malaysians is comparatively very low to that compared with Britishers. Lesser income signifies that the

Aeon Malaysia Essay

1659 words - 7 pages 1.0 Introduction In the era of Prime Minister of Malaysia, Tun Dr. Mahathir Mohamad, Malaysia-Japan relations have become closer after the policy ‘Dasar Pandang Ke Timur’ was launched in 1982. Once the policy is implemented, many changes occur in the structure, organization attitude and training was increased. Trading partner and third largest export destination of Malaysia is a country from Japan in 2008, which involving RM136.7 billion and

Malaysian Piracy Industry Essay

4736 words - 19 pages government to take steps to enforce the law. As a result, the piracy rate in the US is significantly lower than it is in Malaysia- an estimated 25% vs. almost 90% for Malaysia in 1999.[16] The United States is trending toward even stronger laws and enforcement in copyright, with the introduction of legislation such as the Digital Millennium Copyright Act (DMCA). While the Malaysian Government isn’t writing any new laws, they are working to bring