"Hofstede Cultural Dimension" Essays and Research Papers

  • Hofstede Cultural Dimension

    Evaluation of culture background of Germany, Japan, and Ireland through Hofstede Cultural Dimension As professor Geert Hofstede put, "Culture is more often a source of conflict than of synergy. Cultural differences are a nuisance at best and often a disaster." Therefore, understanding different cultures in different countries is a significant issue for multinational enterprises, especially for the inevitable trend of globalization. As our project aims at analyzing the international expansion of...

    Cross-cultural communication, Cultural dimensions, Culture 1711  Words | 5  Pages

  • Cross-Cultural Communication and Interaction

    Cross-cultural Communication and interaction Executive summary The report is aimed to reflect on the researcher’s personal experience during the module by combining relevant academic theories and concepts. It first explores the application of Cross-Cultural Theory and Concepts to the PALS groups. Second, it focuses on the reflection from perspective of self and other individuals. Third, it focuses on reflecting on the cross-cultural interaction. Fourth, it mainly discusses the cultural diversity...

    Anthropology, Cross-cultural communication, Cultural anthropology 3123  Words | 11  Pages

  • A Multi-Disciplinary Approach to Teaching Cross-Cultural Communication

    TEACHING CROSS-CULTURAL COMMUNICATION Paul Kalfadellis Working Paper 34/05 May 2005 DEPARTMENT OF MANAGEMENT WORKING PAPER SERIES ISSN 1327–5216 Abstract The ability of managers to interact with individuals from cultures other than their own, requires a concerted effort on the part of business educators and academics to ‘train’ and ‘educate’ today’s students and tomorrow’s managers in the area cross-cultural communication. This is not necessarily an easy task. Teaching cross-cultural communication...

    Anthropology, Cross-cultural communication, Cultural anthropology 4347  Words | 13  Pages

  • Hofstede S Cultural Dimensions

    most widely used national cultural framework in psychology, sociology, marketing and management studies. His dimensions were all constructed in such a way that they addressed basic problems that all societies have to deal with. Thus, these dimensions of national culture were constructed at the national level namely: PDI: Power Distance Index IDV: Individualism versus collectivism MAS: Masculinity versus Femininity UAI: Uncertainty Avoidance Index In 1991, a fifth dimension has been added – LTO – Long...

    Cross-cultural communication, Culture, Dimension 775  Words | 4  Pages

  • Hofstede Cultural Dimension - Indonesia

    Hofstede Cultural Dimension imensions * Description for each of Hofstede's Dimensions listed below   Indonesia has Power Distance (PDI) as its highest ranking Hofstede Dimension at 78. The high Power Distance (PDI) is indicative of a high level of inequality of power and wealth within the society. This condition is not necessarily forced upon the population, but rather accepted by the society as part of their cultural heritage. The average Power Distance for the greater Asian countries is 71...

    Collectivism, Cross-cultural communication, Extended family 1061  Words | 4  Pages

  • Hofstede Cultural Dimensions:

    Hofstede Cultural dimensions: India is a vast country known for its diversified culture and traditions. The unique characteristic of India is its “unity in diversity”. In India Relationships and feeling plays a larger role in decisions. Indians tend to take larger risks with a person whose intentions they trust. Thus, one’s credibility and trustworthiness are critical in negotiating a deal. Indians are ‘polychronic’ people, ie they tend to deal with more than one task at the same time. Indians...

    Cross-cultural communication, Culture, Decision making 748  Words | 3  Pages

  • Group presentations about Hofstedes cultural dimension

    Group presentations about Hofstede’s cultural dimension 1. A brief presentation of Geert Hofstede and his background Geert Hofstede was born 2 October 1928 in Haarlem. He is a Dutch social psychologist that did a pioneering study of cultures across modern nations. Geert has made these models that classified culture along four different dimensions – Power Distance Index, Individualism versus Collectivism, Masculinity versus Femininity, Uncertainty Avoidance Index, Long Term Orientation versus Short...

    Abraham Lincoln, American Civil War, Cross-cultural communication 470  Words | 2  Pages

  • Cultural Dimensions - Hofstede - Diffuse and Specific

    1) Give the definition and objectives of “your” cultural dimensions (what does the dimension measure? what do you want to measure? For instance : ability to work in groups, individual empowerment ... (for the individual/collective dimension). Diffuse and Specific orientated cultures – The most apparent difference is the ability to separate private from professional life. In diffused cultures, the private and professional lives are closely linked whereas specific cultures keep them separate. ...

    Cross-cultural communication, Culture, Morality 761  Words | 3  Pages

  • Hofstede Dimensions on India

    Geert HofstedeCultural Dimensions * Average Hofstede Dimensions of all counties surveyed Power Distance Index (PDI) that is the extent to which the less powerful members of organizations and institutions (like the family) accept and expect that power is distributed unequally. This represents inequality (more versus less), but defined from below, not from above. It suggests that a society's level of inequality is endorsed by the followers as much as by the leaders. Power and inequality, of...

    Cross-cultural communication, Culture, Geert Hofstede 1620  Words | 5  Pages

  • Cultural Dimensions of Two Countries

     Cultural Dimensions of Two Countries According to Geert Hofstede there five dimensions of culture. The five dimensions are Power Distance, Individualism or Collectivism, Masculinity-Femininity, Uncertainty Avoidance, and Short or Long-Term Orientation. Power Distance The dimension of Power Distance is the attitude toward the inequalities amongst individuals in a society. Power Distance is “the extent to which the less powerful members of institutions and...

    Cross-cultural communication, Geert Hofstede, Individual 668  Words | 3  Pages

  • Hofstede

    Geerte Hofstede analysis Globalization is nowadays evidential in nearly every aspect of life. It can be shortly described “as the world is getting smaller”[1]. “The term describes the growing political, social, cultural, economic and technological interconnectedness and interdependence of the world today. As communication technologies advance, cultures continue to overlap and influence each other.”[2] What are the differences especially in cultural dimensions in countries like Germany and the United...

    Cross-cultural communication, Culture, Geert Hofstede 1218  Words | 5  Pages

  • Hofstede’s Dimensions of Cultural Differences

    Discussion 1. Looking back at Hofstede’s dimensions of cultural differences (chapter 2, pg 39-41), describe a significant difference between cultures that you have witnessed. Use the Geert Hofstede website links below to compare the two cultures in your example and describe the relative merits of the different approaches in an organizational situation. Main Hofstede Web site: http://www.geert-hofstede.com/ (page down for descriptions of the cultural dimensions) Compare two cultures: http://www...

    Africa, Cross-cultural communication, Culture 682  Words | 3  Pages

  • Hofstede's Cultural Dimensions

    Understanding Hofstede’s 5 Cultural Dimensions Geert Hofstede devoted over a decade to researching cultural differences and developed an internationally recognized model of cultural dimensions. There are five main dimensions of culture that serve as a guide to understanding intercultural communications, business, and effective social exchange. The five dimensions are Power Distance, Individualism, Masculinity, Uncertainty Avoidance, and Long-Term Orientation and were developed to provide a method...

    Cross-cultural communication, Fons Trompenaars, Geert Hofstede 1246  Words | 7  Pages

  • hofstede five dimensions

    Five Dimensions and Leadership   Hofstede’s Five Dimensions and Leadership Geert Hofstede examined IBM the company for over thirty years and developed a theory about cultural differences. His theory is widely used to compare differences in culture, and also in leadership. There were initially four dimensions of values that he measured; uncertainty avoidance, individualism, power distance and masculinity. Later a fifth dimension, long term orientation was added in 1991. These dimensions were...

    Cross-cultural communication, Culture, Dimension 974  Words | 3  Pages

  • Geert Hofstede’s Cultural Dimensions

    Geert Hofstede’s Cultural Dimensions National cultures can be described according to the analysis of Geert Hofstede. These ideas were first based on a large research project into national culture differences across subsidiaries of a multinational corporation (IBM) in 64 countries. Subsequent studies by others covered students in 23 countries, elites in 19 countries, commercial airline pilots in 23 countries, up-market consumers in 15 countries, and civil service managers in 14 countries. Together...

    Cross-cultural communication, Culture, Geert Hofstede 1291  Words | 5  Pages

  • Cultural Dimensions on Behavior.

    Mark A. Grant IB: Psychologie HL Learning Outcome: • Examine the role of two cultural dimensions on behavior. Introduction: • To begin with culture as stated by Matsumoto (2004) is a dynamic system of rules containing attitudes, values, beliefs, norms and behaviors. There are a variety of different ways in which to interpret culture, such as the perception of food or the way in which people in a particular culture dress. This in a sense is the “surface culture” of a specific country; the...

    Cognitive bias, Cross-cultural communication, Cultural anthropology 1152  Words | 4  Pages

  • Cultural Difference: Hofstede Framework

    is a unique system of values and norms that are believed by a group of people who live in the same society. Since culture is unique, Geert Hofstede tried to study the differences. After the study, he proposed five dimensions to measure the cultural difference between nations. The following parts will explain Hofstede Framework briefly. The first dimension is Power Distance. It is a tool to measure the power difference between levels in organization. In a group with high power distance, the majority...

    Cross-cultural communication, Geert Hofstede, Sociology 1526  Words | 5  Pages

  • Hofstede

    CROSS  CULTURAL  COMMUNICATION     Victor Delbreuve 1) Cultural dimensions = critique of HOFSTEDE, TROMPENAARS, PROJECTGLOBE 2) Look for your country HOFSTEDE (rating : do you agree ; give examples) 1)a) HOFSTEDE The research findings of Hofstede, describe the cultural features, and assists in clarification of some cultural and behavioral paradigms in organizations in different countries. Five cultural...

    Cross-cultural communication, Culture, Fons Trompenaars 1087  Words | 5  Pages

  • Cultural Profile; Hofstede's 5 Dimensions

    group to another and therefore culture separates groups of people (Geert Hofstede). This applies to all kind of groups, such as national, but also organizational. In this assignment I will investigate to what extent the results of my personal cultural profile match the profile of my domestic culture (Dutch) using the 5 dimensions model (Hofstede, Hofstede and Minkov, 2010). Next to that I will discuss if the results of my cultural profile present me well, according to my opinion. After graduating, I...

    Cross-cultural communication, Culture, Dimension 2020  Words | 6  Pages

  • Cultural Dimension and Dilemmas

    Cultural dimensions and dilemmas Culture is a way of life evolved and is jointly owned by a group of people and passed from generation to generation. culture formed of many complex elements, including religious and political systems, customs, languages​​, tools, clothing, buildings, and works of art. Culture also divide by two that is material and non material culture. Material cultural like something that equipment on living like house such as longhouses at Sarawak, Eskimo. Non material culture...

    Cross-cultural communication, Cultural anthropology, Culture 1432  Words | 4  Pages

  • Hofstede

    Hofstede cultural dimensions analysis with multinational business management _______France, Britain, Germany , Italy Today, the world economic integration process , the company's multinational operations has become an unstoppable trend . But the Eastern and Western cultures have a huge difference . It is easy to generate conflict in business management . Cross-cultural management refers to: multinational companies operating in the presence of various cultural...

    Cross-cultural communication, Culture, Geert Hofstede 1891  Words | 7  Pages

  • Hofstedes Cultural Dimensions

    Hofstede cultural dimensions 5 dimensions Power distance is defined as "the extent to which the less powerful members of institutions and organisations within a country expect and accept that power is distributed unequally". Individualism pertains to societies in which the ties between individuals are loose: everyone is expected to look after himself or herself and his or her immediate family. Collectivism as its opposite pertains to societies in which people from birth onwards are integrated...

    Cross-cultural communication, Fons Trompenaars, Geert Hofstede 260  Words | 2  Pages

  • Hofstede

    Bibliography Hofstede, G. (2001). Culture's consequences comapring values, behaviors, institutions, and organizations across nations (2nd ed.) California: Sage Publications. In this book the author explores cultural differences that exist between nations. He uses data collected across 50 IBM offices to rank countries along dimensions of culture. In the first edition, the author had presented a case for four dimensions of culture. However, in this edition he introduces a fifth dimension. This book...

    Business ethics, Cross-cultural communication, Cultural studies 651  Words | 3  Pages

  • Cross-Cultural Dimensions in Negotiations

    CADR 510 Problem Solving, Negotiation and Conflict Assessment Professor: S.I. Keethaponcalan, Ph.D. Cross-cultural dimensions in negotiations Western-American vs. Eastern Sudanese Mohamed A.Tirab November/12/2012 The intellectual knowledge, ideas and opinions found in this assignment are mine, and mine alone. Any additional knowledge, ideas, thoughts, words, or phrases belonging to others have been properly attributed using standard and approved citations. Mohamed Tirab ABSTRACT ...

    Collectivism, Cross-cultural communication, Culture 1902  Words | 6  Pages

  • Spanish Cultural Dimensions

    Spanish Cultural Dimensions. Through this report, based on the Hofstede’s cultural dimensions, we will try to clarify the main features of the Spanish culture. To get this target we will use a few proverbs or traditional expressions from Spain and relate them to Hofstede’s theory. This way we will be able to understand and know a little bit more about how is the Spanish culture and how it differentiates from other cultures. The first proverb we are going to use says: “La union hace la fuerza”...

    Argentina, Cross-cultural communication, Europe 951  Words | 3  Pages

  • Hofstede

    Hofstede’s 5 dimension Hofstede's 5 dimensions theory is a framework for cross-cultural communication. There are five elements in this dimension, which are power distance, individualism versus collectivism, masculinity versus femininity, uncertainty avoidance and short term versus long term orientation. First dimension is power distance. Power distance refers to the degree of inequality that exists and is accepted among people with and without power. A high PD score indicates that society accepts...

    Cross-cultural communication, Culture, Geert Hofstede 1037  Words | 4  Pages

  • Hofstede cultural dimension: spain

    al 2006). Hofstedes Cultural Dimensions Prof. Geert Hofstede, who conducted a comprehensive study of how values in the workplace are influenced by culture (Itim International 2009), defines culture as “the collective programming of the mind which distinguishes one group or category of people from another” (Lane at al 2006). Geert Hofstede analyzed in terms of his study a large database of employee values scores collected by IBM between 1967 and 1973. From the results Hofstede developed four...

    Cross-cultural communication, Geert Hofstede, High school 1877  Words | 8  Pages

  • Hofstede’s Cultural Dimensions

    Hofstede’s Cultural Dimensions Introduction Some of the most influential research on cultural values has been done by Geert Hofstede. His empirical studies of work-related values have been extended to 74 countries. He has identified five major dimensions along which cultural values vary: high vs. low power distance, individualism vs. collectivism, masculinity vs. femininity, uncertainty avoidance vs. uncertainty acceptance, and short-term vs. long-term orientation. The aim is...

    Cross-cultural communication, Culture, Geert Hofstede 1092  Words | 6  Pages

  • Hofstede

    comprehensive one that has ever been made. His data covered more than 70 countries, including now six dimensions. These dimensions are Power Distance (PDI), Individualism versus Collectivism (IDV), Masculinity versus Femininity (MAS), Uncertainty Avoidance (UAI) and Long-term Orientation (LTO). The sixth dimension Indulgence versus Restraint (IND) is based on Michael Minkov’s work, and was added in 2010. (Hofstede, 2014) Power distance With the score of 50, Italy might seem like a country where power distance...

    Calabria, Campania, Cross-cultural communication 1229  Words | 3  Pages

  • Hofstede's Cultural Dimensions (China and Germany)

     Gerard Hendrik Hofstede (born October 2, 1928 in Haarlem) is a Dutch expert in cultural studies [GHW]. Hofstede (1980) surveyed 88,000 IBM employees working in 66 countries and then ranked the countries on different cultural dimensions. His research resulted in four dimensions (power distance; individualism versus collectivism; uncertainty avoidance; and masculinity and femininity). In the beginning, China was not included in this study but later Bond and Hofstede looked at Chinese values. From...

    China, Cross-cultural communication, Culture of China 2291  Words | 7  Pages

  • Geert Hofstede Cultural Dimensions Analysis

    Geert Hofstede is a social psycologist, originally from the Netherlands. Hofstede is well known globally for his revolutionary research of multicultural organisations and groups. Perhaps his most important work was developing the theory of cultural dimensions. There are 5 dimensions that Hofstede explains in his framework- these are; Power distance index (PDI), Individualism versus Collectivism (IDV), Masculinity versus Femininity (MAS), Uncertainty Avoidance Index (UAI), and Long term Orientation...

    Cross-cultural communication, Geert Hofstede, Sociology 802  Words | 2  Pages

  • Argentina-Geert Hofstede™ Cultural Dimensions

    Geert HofstedeCultural Dimensions * Description for each of Hofstede's Dimensions listed below Argentina is similar to many of the Latin American countries in analysis of the Hofstede Dimensions (see Latin America Hofstede Graph below). The high Uncertainty Avoidance Index (UAI) ranking of 86 indicates the society’s low level of tolerance for uncertainty. In an effort to minimize or reduce this level of uncertainty, strict rules, laws, policies, and regulations are adopted and implemented...

    Argentina, Argentine Naval Prefecture, Buenos Aires 20248  Words | 65  Pages

  • Socio Cultural Dimensions of Learning

    Sociocultural Dimensions of Learning (so·ci·o·cul·tur·al - pertaining to, or signifying the combination or interaction of social and cultural elements.) Lev Vygotsky’s theory focuses on Socio-Cultural dimensions of Learning and development, emphasizing that individual cognitive processes are continuously embedded on a social and cultural context. It is referred to as “social constructivist theory”. In order to understand the influence of Lev Vygotsky’s work addressing socio-cultural dimensions of learning...

    Constructivism, Developmental psychology, Educational psychology 1242  Words | 5  Pages

  • efine and discuss in SUBSTANTIVE DETAIL EACH of the five dimensions of culture as identified by Hofstede

    (A) Define and discuss in SUBSTANTIVE DETAIL EACH of the five dimensions of culture as identified by Hofstede. ----------------------------------------------------------------------- Hofstede's research is based on the information of 40 countries, of which he identified the different dimensions on which culture differs. The five dimensions model is widely used in many domains of human social life, and particularly in the field of business. In international marketing it is very useful because it...

    Cross-cultural communication, Culture, Geert Hofstede 1712  Words | 5  Pages

  • The Summary of Geert Hofstede

    1. The summary of Geert Hofstede The text refers to the study of culture in the environment of organization. Especially how culturally different participant can make an constructive and efficient intercultural dialogue. At the beginning of the publication Geert Hofstede points attention to the example which shows how different cultural background influences our way of thinking and acting. Moreover, autor deals with the notion of culture and its connection to the mental programming. He describes...

    Anthropology, Cross-cultural communication, Culture 619  Words | 3  Pages

  • Mcsweeney vs. Hofstede

    Geert Hofstede was born in 1928 in Netherlands. He obtained his Masters degree in Mechanical Engineering and a doctorate in Social Psychology. He is a professor Emeritus of Organizational Anthropology and International Management of the University of Maastricht in the Netherlands. Geert Hofstede is well known for providing a theoretical framework that attempts to analyze the relationships between organizational actions and cultural beliefs. In 1965, he worked at IBM as a trainer in the international...

    Cross-cultural communication, Cultural anthropology, Culture 954  Words | 3  Pages

  • Hr Issues Handled by Japanese Organizations Based on Hofstede’s Cultural Dimensions

    HR Issues Handled By Japanese Organizations Based On Hofstede’s Cultural Dimensions There are several different challenges for Human Resource Management teams in organizations throughout the world. The HR strategies of these various organizations are very dependent on the culture of the country in which the organization resides. Hofstede’s theory of cultural dimensions is a great way to distinguish between the traditional HR aspects of organizations in different parts of the world. Although both...

    Cross-cultural communication, Geert Hofstede, Human resource management 1134  Words | 4  Pages

  • UK described in 6 Hofstede dimensions

    1. Today I would like to present you the United Kingdom described in six Geert Hofstede's dimensions. 2. Separated from the European continent by the North Sea and English Channel, the United Kingdom includes England, Scotland, Wales, and Northern Ireland. England and Wales were united in 1536. The United Kingdom is the 22nd-most populous country, with an estimated 64.1 million inhabitants. It is a constitutional monarchy and has a parliamentary system of governance. Its capital city is London...

    British Empire, England, Europe 1024  Words | 2  Pages

  • The Chinese Cultural System: Cultural Management.

    distinguish the members of one group or category of people from another” (Hofstede, 2011). The definition of culture tend to gives us the ability to understand, interact people for other culture that may be drastically different from our own. The 21-century may be known as the century of the “global world”. The growth of interdependence and cooperation among countries, and international companies, do not claim that the cultural difference is decreasing. Instead, Culture difference increasingly impact...

    China, Cross-cultural communication, Culture 1440  Words | 5  Pages

  • Hofstede's Five Dimensions

    Geert Hofstede was born in 1928 in the Netherlands. He had an interesting life pretty much filled with cultural shocks. Around his twentieth birthday, he decided to leave his native Netherlands and go to explore other places in the world. He went to do an internship as an assistant ship’s engineer in Indonesia; this was his first time out of the country and it proved to be his first cultural shock. Being immersed in a completely different culture, he was keen to observe and compare the cultural differences...

    Cross-cultural communication, Culture, Geert Hofstede 1763  Words | 6  Pages

  • Cultural Dimensions

    International Business Administration Cultural Diversity Professor: Hans Hahn Summer Semester 2014 Cultural Dimensions of Geert Hofstede: Analysis of Colombia 10.06.2014 Soraya A. Suarez I. Register Number: 969800 Darmstädter Landstr. 64 60598 Frankfurt Tel: 0176- 708 59654 E-mail: sorayasuarez@gmail.com Content 1. Introduction 2 2. Culture 3 3. Colombia 5 4. Cultural Models and Cultural Dimensions 8 4.1 Geert Hofstede's Cultural Dimensions 9 4.1.1. Power Distance Index 10 4.1...

    Colombia, Cross-cultural communication, Cultural anthropology 3460  Words | 18  Pages

  • Cross Cultural Awareness

    In nowadays modern, rushed world cultural diversity has grown widely. Globalization seems pervasive. There is a well seen difference between the value systems of rich and poor countries or people even. And so, value systems and the culture of a country are tightly connected. In order to be a good manager outside your ‘comfort zone’ - the country you are living in, with its culture, people, and all of it sides (that you are pretty acknowledged of), you should be ready to go deeper in the new place’s...

    Cross-cultural communication, Cultural anthropology, Culture 2504  Words | 6  Pages

  • Hofstede's Four Value Dimensions

    How should you alter your management style based on Hofstede's four value dimensions? Illustrate and reinforce your answer with any value dimensions referred to and with practical examples. To understand the management in countries such as China, Korea, Japan, etc., one must have a clear understanding and knowledge of the country’s entire cultural group. Signs create meaning for each member of a cultural group therefore no culture can exist without signs. Whether in the form of language, symbols...

    Cross-cultural communication, Cultural anthropology, Culture 859  Words | 3  Pages

  • Culture and Its Dimensions

    Culture and its Primary Dimensions Christina Neal West Virginia State University CULTURE AND ITS PRIMARY DIMENSIONS Culture is a learned set of assumptions, values, and beliefs that members of a group have accepted and that affect human behavior (Michael A. Hitt, 2012). It’s the characteristics of a group of people, defined by their language, religion, cuisine, social habits, music, and art. The United States is now largely populated by immigrants, so the culture surrounding us is ever-changing...

    Cross-cultural communication, Culture, Geert Hofstede 809  Words | 3  Pages

  • Porters 5 Forces and Hofstedes Cultural Dimension

    Substitute Products 5 Bargaining Power of Buyers 6 Bargaining Power of Suppliers 7 Recommendation of Porter’s Five Forces Strategies 8-9 Hofstede’s Cultural Dimensions 10-13 Recommendation of Hofstede’s Cultural Dimensions Model 14-15 Competitive Strategies Conclusion 15 Reference List 16-18 1.0 Executive summary The purpose of this report is to determine the suitability of Safety...

    Airline, AirTran Airways, Avianca 3627  Words | 14  Pages

  • Czech Cultural Analysis

    Cultural Analysis – Czech Republic Missouri University of Science and Technology ` table of contents table of contents ii 1.0 Czech vs u.s. Culture – hofstede’s model 3 2.0 Czech business culture – trompenaaris classificaion 7 3.0 U.S. Business culture change needed 7 4.0 bibliography 9 1.0 Czech vs u.s. Culture – hofstede’s model The Czech Republic has its roots as a former communist state known as Czechoslovakia. The fall of communism and the transformation to a democratic...

    Cross-cultural communication, Culture, Czech Republic 1655  Words | 6  Pages

  • Cultural Models and Cultural Dimensions

    Cultural Models and Cultural Dimensions (Hofstede) Cultural studies are not a unified theory but a diverse field of study encompassing many different approaches, methods and academic perspectives. As in any academic discipline, cultural studies academics frequently debate among themselves. Cross-cultural communication, as in many scholarly fields, is a combination of many other fields. These fields include anthropology, cultural studies, psychology and communication. There exists no uniform evaluation...

    Cross-cultural communication, Cultural anthropology, Cultural studies 3141  Words | 9  Pages

  • Analysis of the Cultural Framework of Norway

    Analysis of the cultural framework of Norway All human beings are affixed to some form of cultural system which dictates the way they do things and how they relate to one another (Tavanti 106). These unwritten norms, beliefs and values are affixed firmly to a cultural framework which is a blue print that enables them to be expressed. Each community has got its own cultural framework which binds people who share a lot in common e.g. a nationality and live within a distinct boundary like for example...

    Cross-cultural communication, Geert Hofstede 1284  Words | 4  Pages

  • Cross Cultural Communication

    Cross Cultural Communication A country that was annexed by another country is sure to have exchanged or been impacted culturally and in many other aspects. An excellent example of this could be the British India. India was ruled over by Britishers for almost 350 years. Therefore, many traits and systems in India today are derived from the time they were under the British rule. One of the most vivid illustrations of this is the schooling system and English as a medium language for teaching and...

    Cross-cultural communication, Culture, Dimension 1312  Words | 4  Pages

  • Cultural Analysis of Brazil

    across national and cultural boundaries, which is critical to the success (Browaeys and Price, 2011), lies in the understanding the different means of in various cultures (Trompenaars, 1993). Hence, basic cultural analysis should be conducted to better plan the new manufacturing business unit in Brazil where there are many differences from the Swedish culture. The famous analytic models from Hofstede (1980) and Trompenaars (1993) are applied to identify the key distinct dimensions of the two national...

    Cross-cultural communication, Culture of Sweden, Decision making 1795  Words | 6  Pages

  • Hofstede and Trompenaars and Hampden-Turner Compared

    Hofstede and Trompenaars compared Of these seven value dimensions, two reflect closely the Hofstede dimensions of Collectivism/Individualism and to a lesser extent power distance. Trompenaars and Hampden-Turner's communitarianism/individualism value orientation seems to be virtually identical to Hofstede's Collectivism/Individualism. • Their achievement/ascription value orientation, which describes how status is accorded, appears to be linked to Hofstede's power distance index, at...

    Cross-cultural communication, Culture, Fons Trompenaars 668  Words | 4  Pages

  • Germany- Hofstede Analysis

    Germany: Hofstede Analysis Germany- Hofstede Analysis Germany is known for its majestic scenery and terrain. There is incredible chocolate, beer and of course, the unique architecture. All these things may be appealing to a firm, but an expanding company may discover complexities expanding into Germany, because “[w]hen you step into a foreign culture, suddenly things seem different. You don’t know what to do or say.” ( Hofstede’s Cultural Dimensions). “If your organization is planning to...

    Cross-cultural communication, Culture, Geert Hofstede 1457  Words | 5  Pages

  • A General Review on the Culture of Hong Kong and Japan Through the Hofstede’s Cultural Dimensions Theory

    Culture of Hong Kong and Japan through the Hofstede’s Cultural Dimensions Theory Cultural dimensions theory, developed by Geert Hofstede's, describes how a society’s culture affects the values of its members, and how these values relate to their behaviour. The theory proposed six dimensions: power distance, uncertainty avoidance, individualism-collectivism, masculinity-femininity, long-term and short-term orientation, and the latest dimension, indulgence and self-restraint which was added in 2010...

    Bruce Lee, Cross-cultural communication, Culture 1250  Words | 4  Pages

  • hofstede hall trompenaars

     Cultural Differences and People Management Module Guide Hofstede, Hall and Trompenaars see the world as composed of national cultures with 'distinctive values, languages, management stules, and ways of doing business' (Holden, 2002:226). How useful do you think this approach is for today's interconnected and fluid business world? Word count: 1935 Introduction Nowadays, interacting with people from foreign cultures is part of our daily routine. In...

    Anthropology, Cross-cultural communication, Cultural anthropology 2194  Words | 9  Pages

  • Cross Cultural Management; Uk vs. the Netherlands

    different cultures, one must first assess each of the countries included in the research in accordance with a cultural scale. Particularly in this case the Geert-Hofstede dimensions provide a strong base for comparison. By evaluating the the five dimensions of Geert-Hofstede, for both the Netherlands and the UK, a comparison can be made. The five dimensions as provided by Geert- Hofstede are; (1) power distance or PDI, (2) individualism or IDV, (3) masculinity/feminity or MAS, (4) uncertainty avoidance...

    Cross-cultural communication, Culture, Dutch people 912  Words | 4  Pages

  • hofstede cultural dimensional theory

    Hofstede 1 Running Head: HOFSTEDE’S CULTURAL DIMENSIONS: THE BASICS AND THE CRITICISMS ra oi M Hofstede’s Cultural Dimensions: E. The Basics and the Criticisms Moira E. Hanna H Clemson University na an Hofstede 2 Abstract Hofstede’s model (1980) has been used widely in research in the past two decades. The culture-based model consists of four dimensions: power distance, uncertainty avoidance, individualism-collectivism, and masculinity-femininity. Each of these...

    Cross-cultural communication, Cultural anthropology, Culture 3855  Words | 23  Pages

  • Compare and Contrast the Relative Hofstede’s Cultural Dimensions of Usa, China, Germany and India

    Compare and contrast the relative hofstede’s cultural dimensions of USA, CHINA, GERMANY AND INDIA Submitted by Mohammed Mohsin.K 211103 Section “E” 2nd year PGDM SJCBA Geert Hofstede is an influential Dutch researcher in the fields of organizational studies and more concretely organizational culture, also cultural economics and management. He is a well-known pioneer in his research of cross-cultural groups and organizations and played a major role in developing a systematic framework for...

    Cross-cultural communication, Culture, Fons Trompenaars 2256  Words | 7  Pages

  • HRM Group Assignment Hofstede Saedah

    HOFSEDE’S CULTURAL DIMENSIONS IN THE HUMAN RESOURCES PRACTICES/POLICIES Lecturer: Dr. Choi Sang Long Prepared by :­ GROUP ONE Ahmad Nuruddin Sulaiman (MR121177) Gowry A/P Muthayah (MR121175) Norman Sapar (MR121026) Norsaedah Mohd Ibrahim Merican (MR121174) 1.0 INTRODUCTION Nowadays, the majority of firms, especially the multinational corporations have to manage cultural differences in the workplace. In other words, the firms not only require understanding the facts of cultural differences...

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  • Hofstede Cultural Difference Critiques

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  • Hofstede's five dimensions of cultural differences

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