• A Comparison Study of Masculinity and Femininity Culture in Sultanate of Oman, Norway and Japan According to Occupation Done by: Zayid Al shukaili Professor: Abir Clark Date: May
    A Comparison Study of Masculinity and Femininity Culture in Sultanate of Oman, Norway and Japan According to Occupation Done by: Zayid Al shukaili Professor: Abir Clark Date: May 05, 2014 Zayid  Al  shukaili       May  05,  2014   Table of Contents Table...
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  • Hofstede's Dimensions 2008
    and Germanic) seek stability and security; whereas, weaker uncertainty avoidance cultures (e.g., Anglo and Nordic) can live with more uncertainty. In Japan, uncertainty and ambiguity are actively managed by engaging in information generating activities. High uncertainty avoiding cultures (e.g., Germanic)...
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  • Hofstede’s Cultural Dimensions
    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 not to use these cultural generalisations...
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  • Do all parrots look same
    employees in USA and Japan; to two culturally very diverse country. Author covers employee detail analysis of variance of cultural diversification in four work related values and behaviors: 1.) Individualism/Collectivism 2) Power Distance 3.) Uncertainty avoidance, 4.) Masculinity/femininity. These behaviors...
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  • Hofstede's
    Hofstede's Framework for Assessing Culture He has found five dimensions of culture in his study of national work related values: • Low vs. High Power Distance - the extent to which the less powerful members of institutions and organizations expect and accept that power is distributed unequally...
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  • Cultural Dimensions and Global Web Design
    for User-Interface Designers 5 Hofstede's Dimensions of Culture 7 Power Distance (PD) 8 Individualism vs. Collectivism (IC) 12 Masculinity vs. Femininity (MAS) 16 Uncertainty Avoidance (UA) 19 Long- vs. Short-Term Time Orientation (LTO) 22 Conclusions 25 Appendix A: Bibliography 27 Appendix B: URLs...
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  • Culture and Workplace
    level of frustration, anxiety and concern. (Four dimensions are power distance, uncertainty avoidance, individualism versus collectivism, masculinity versus femininity.) Power distance: in culture with high power distance such as Panama, Indonesia we see in table people who are less powerful have to...
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  • 5 National Culture Dimension Comparation Between America and Japan
    1991 to adding a fifth dimension. And the five dimensions of national culture are: Power Distance, Uncertainty Avoidance, Individualism vs Collectivism, Masculinity vs Feminimity, and Long Term Orientation. Before i go to explain those 5 natioal culture dimensions and to help me explain about it, i put...
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  • National Culture in Sony
    to assess its national culture. Power Distance The power distance value of Japan as calculated by Hofstede (2001) is 54, which is comparatively towards the higher end of the scale thus making the national culture of Japan supporting centralization and hierarchical structure In their organizations...
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  • Cultural Differences
    Individualism & Collectivism 4 12.03.19 - Lecture 5 - Power & Authority 5 12.03.26 - Lecture 6 7 12.04.16 - Lecture 6 7 12.04.23 - Lecture 7: Masculinity and femininity 8 Administrative Questions Short critical discussion about Huntington, points of Huntington’s points ------------------------------------------------- ...
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  • Nissan & Renault
    Nissan is a Japanese company, while Renault is French. Firstly, the dimension of “individualism vs. collectivism” will be important to analyse. This is due to the fact that collectivism is high in Japan, whereas in France, individualism is highly valued. Group based work and loyalty characterize Japanese...
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  • cultural influences on leadership
    theory proposed six dimensions: 1. Power distance index 2. Individualism vs. collectivism 3. Uncertainty avoidance index 4. Masculinity vsfemininity 5. Long-term orientation vs. short term orientation 6. Indulgence vs. restraint Power distance index (PDI) Power distance is the extent to...
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  • Cross-Cultural Communication Problems in Expatriation- an American Working in Japan
    Cross-cultural communication problems in "Expatriation: An American Working in Japan" case.    I decided to choose this topic because in the modern world, where globalization takes over the economy, the cross-cultural communication is becoming increasingly important subject to address for organizations...
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  • Masters of Collaboration
    scores of the UK USA and Germany and Japan on these dimensions to illustrate the differences. a) Look up the scores of these same countries on the remaining cultural dimensions on www.geert-hofstede.com   | Power Distance | Individualism | Masculinity/Femininity | Uncertainity Avoidance | Long...
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  • Femininity
    The New Femininity Femininity is not a word that we are encouraged to use these days. A lot of people would argue that femininity is the thing that keeps women obedient to men. However, there is a hidden assumption behind this term. The assumption is that masculinity is superior to femininity; that femininity...
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  • Managing Culture
    Spain, Japan) Low Uncertainty Avoidance Culture (Sweden, US, UK): Individualism (Sweden, US, UK): Tendency of people to look for themselves and their immediate families only. High Individualism (USA, Canada, Denmark, Sweden) Low Individualism (Pakistan, Latin American countries) Masculinity A situation...
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  • Managing a Diverse Management Team
    each culture represented by each manager. How does each culture view superior/subordinate interactions? How does each culture view individual success vs. group cohesion? How does each culture view management in general? The answers to these questions give an indication how to interact with the managers...
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  • A.I.M. - a Cultural Contingency Approach to Situational Leadership
    ......................................... 11 3.4. Masculinity & Femininity............................................................................................ 14 4. SITUATIONAL LEADERSHIP & TROMPENAAR’S CULTURAL DIMENSIONS 17 4.1. Specific vs. Diffuse ...........................................
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  • Motivational Theories and Their Generalizability Across Cultures
    background. The research combines the theory of Hofstede’s four dimensions (Power Distance, Uncertainty Avoidance, Individualism/Collectivism and Masculinity/Femininity) with two theories of motivation; (1) extrinsic motivational theory and (2) intrinsic motivational theory. The Japanese and the Chinese culture...
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  • International Management
    former British colonies iv. CODE or CIVIL LAW a. Based on Roman law. b. Uses a written set of rules c. Used by France, Germany, Japan 2. BASIC PRINCIPLES OF INTERNATIONAL LAW i. THE PRINCIPLE OF SOVEREIGNTY and SOVEREIGN IMMUNITY a. Defined as: a government’s right to rule...
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