Geert-Hofstede Case Study
The following is a graph that compares Sierra Leone’s ranks to that of the United States, (Hofstede, 2009).
From the graph above we can see that there are significant differences in PDI and IDV—from this we can conclude that these areas will be of most concern. While the differences in the other three dimensions are not as wide spread they are note worthy and should be considered as they too will have an impact on the work relationship within the country.
On the Power Distance Index the United States ranks a forty and Sierra Leon ranks seventy-seven. Consequently, my cultural work ethics strive to ensure equality whereas those of Sierra Leone are more lenient with their acceptance of disproportionate classes. Thus, I must not let this conviction impede negotiations when considering corporate social