Harmonization of intercultural communication: Chinese state-owned enterprises in Indonesia

Anindya Meytika Putri, Eduard Lukman


Numerous of Chinese state-owned enterprises (CSOE) expand their business in Indonesia. This research is to capture what problems that occur in the CSOE in Indonesia and its effect to enterprise sustainability, that caused by cultural differences. Intercultural Communication can be the best way to reduce the gap between the cultural differences, but in order to have effective intercultural communication is not easy. The enterprise should aware with this issue and harmonizing the intercultural communication to achieved enterprise’s goal. Using the observation, interview and literature review method, this research is expected to provide solutions and recommendations to Chinese state-owned enterprises in Indonesia, Indonesian Government as the regulators also to Indonesian workers who works in the enterprise.
Keywords: Intercultural Communication; Chinese State Owned Enterprise ; Organization Culture

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