• Managerial Leadership
    Psychology 12,8 496 Expatriate culture shock in China: a study in the Beijing hotel industry Marianna Kaye Beijing Hilton, China, and William G.K. Taylor University of Sheffield, UK Introduction Expatriate managers in China The People’s Republic of China was a relatively closed society from 1949 to...
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  • Comparing China with the West: What Hofstede taught us about Cultural Consequences.
    than it has ever been, thanks to the rapid and ongoing development of the global economy; we have become a borderless and cyber-connected community (Hofstede 2001; Kottak 2008; Mead, 2009). This has resulted in greater links and more and more interchanges between different nationalities. The ease at which...
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  • Managing Diversity
    Originality/value – The paper outlines the interconectedness of cross cultural business practices and managerial values. Article Type: Conceptual Paper Keyword(s): Cross-cultural management; Management culture; Business policy. Journal: Cross Cultural Management: An International Journal Volume: 13 Number:...
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  • Strategic Management
    60% of the world’s oil reserves, and has 40% of the world’s natural gas reserves. Similarly, other economic colossi warrant significant attention. China is rapidly becoming the next 277 Downloaded from http://jlo.sagepub.com at SAGE Publications on October 26, 2009 278 Journal of Leadership &...
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  • Intercultural Business Comunication
    Communication and language management Clara Lorda (Group B) PART A If you were to use aspects of Hofstede´s theory/model in an analysis, what would you have to consider? Hofstede´s model consists on a number of parameters and dimensions (which can be identified and used as a basis of...
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  • Sipho
    The Hofstede model Applications to global branding and advertising strategy and research Marieke de Mooij and Geert Hofstede Recent years have seen increasing interest in the consequences of culture for global marketing and advertising. Many recent studies point at the necessity of adapting branding ...
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  • Knowledge of Culture and Politics as Critical Success Factors
    back to 1961, where Daniel first discussed “success factors” in management literature. CSFs can be defined as “those characteristics, conditions or variables that, when properly sustained, maintained or managed, can have significant impact on the success of a firm competing in particular industry” (Moohebat...
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  • Motivational Theories and Their Generalizability Across Cultures
    extrinsic motivational theory and (2) intrinsic motivational theory. The Japanese and the Chinese culture are first subjected to the four dimensions of Hofstede, and later they are analyzed for the applicability of one or both motivational theories. The Japanese culture values harmony highly and is very collectivistic...
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  • Malika Kassymova
    authors that have investigated international implications of Maslow's hierarchy of needs include Geert Hofstede, Edwin C. Nevis. Other individualism-collectivism studies by Hampden-Turner and Trompenaars, Schwartz, Bilsky, Ivtzan and Tanaka have a direct relation to theories of motivation as well. ...
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  • Culture Project: the Case of Aalborg Industries
    list 29 Introduction Company Profile Aalborg Industries A/S is a global company with subsidiaries in 20 countries and a staff of approximately 3000, which means that many communicate on behalf of the company. Aalborg Industries A/S now called Alfa Laval engages in the production, supply, and maintenance...
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  • Advertisement Media
    literature as they use the nation state as the segmentation variable and in the process ignore any difference that might exist within the country between upper/middle classes and those at the bottom of the pyramid. These etic measures ignore the existence of cultural variables that are not global in application nor ‘western’   derived...
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  • Article: Geert Hofstede vs. Fons Trompenaars
    Geert Hofstede vs. Fons Trompenaars Introduction How do we market in different cultures? Although we have done many researches about the different cultures, marketing, which is as a discipline, has lagged behind other researches in recognizing the need for it. Before we have found the importance...
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  • Hofstede's Model of National Cultural Differences and Their Consequences
    the causal-national-culture accepting literature justifies its reliance on the notion of national culture by citing approvingly the work of Geert Hofstede who claims to have successfully 'uncover[ed] the secrets of entire national cultures' (1980b: 44). Whilst Anderson has vividly described nations as...
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  • Hofstead Model
    the causal-national-culture accepting literature justifies its reliance on the notion of national culture by citing approvingly the work of Geert Hofstede who claims to have successfully 'uncover[ed] the secrets of entire national cultures' (1980b: 44). Whilst Anderson has vividly described nations as...
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  • Culture in China
    occasionally (O), seldom (S), or never (N). 1. I would most likely act as the spokesman of the group. | S | | 2. I would encourage overtime work. | A | 1 | 3. I would allow members complete freedom in their work. | F | 1 | 4. I would encourage the use of uniform procedures. | S | | 5. I would...
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  • Negotiation Process
    International Journal of Conflict Management Vol. 15, No. 3, pp. 304-334 INSTITUTIONAL DYNAMICS AND THE NEGOTIATION PROCESS: COMPARING INDIA AND CHINA Rajesh Kumar The Aarhus School of Business, Denmark Verner Worm Copenhagen Business School, Denmark This paper develops the argument for analyzing...
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  • Miss
    aware of whilst dealing within particular countries and their individuals. This report will provide the first steps into UK and China business culture. The United Kingdom (henceforth ‘the UK’) has been chosen as it has experienced substantial Latvian migrant influx...
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  • Globalization and It's Effect on International Business
    an example for that would be all the China Towns in the big metropolis. The question is why this is happening, why do people develop subcultures? To answer this questions a definition of culture will help to understand the need for subcultures. Geert H. Hofstede defined culture as follows: “Culture consists...
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  • Cultural Dimensions and Their Impact on Business Practices
    4 Power distance Uncertainty avoidance Individualism/ Collectivism Feminine/ Masculine Low context cultures/ high context culture TROMPENAARS DIMENSIONS 4 ...
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  • Organisation Conflict
    different cultures and, therefore, myths and generalizations are likely to develop among the different business communities (Barratt, 19S9). The variables that most frequently characterize culture are language, religion, GNP per capita, and geographical location (Punnett & Ronen, 1984). Cultural evaluations...
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