Hofstede's Five Dimensions Summary

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Cultural Differences in Hofstede’s Six Dimensions Geert Hofstede is the fourth most quoted social scientist of his time, he is the last one of the top five that is still alive. His notable influence has been in the area of culture. Geert Hofstede defines culture as “the collective programming of the mind distinguishing the members of one group or category of people from another” (Neill, C., 2012). The “Category” can refer to nations, regions, regions within or across nations, ethnicities, religions, occupations, organizations, or the genders (Neill, C., 2012). Hofstede’s Six Dimensions
Power Distance (PDI), is the level to which they reduce the amount of influential members of corporations and businesses receive and demand the power is
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On the independent side we find organizations in which the connect between people are loose; every person is expected to look after his or herself and his or hers close family on the socialist died, we find organization in which people from birth on up are combined into strong, organized into groups, often expanded families, which continue watching over them in exchange for absolute devotion (Neill, C., 2012).
Masculinity (MAS), versus its opposite, femininity, refers to the sharing of sensitive roles between the genders. Which is another primary issue for any culture to which array of answers are found. The aggressive pole has been called masculine and the moderate, caring pole feminine. The women in feminine countries have the same moderate, compassionate values as the men in the masculine countries they are more aggressive and more ambitious, and more ambitious, men and women’s values show a space in these countries (Neill, C.,
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Israel cultures there is a passionate need for rules even if they don’t work, their need to make money and stay busy working hard. Accuracy and promptness are how they need to be, having safety is a vital motivation for individuals in this dimension cultures with high scores often communicative. Israelis use their hands when they talk to express themselves (The Hofstede Center, 2012).
Long-term Orientation, U.S. scored a (26) American organizations determine their performance on a short-term basis, with earnings and loss records are printed every three months. The records drive workers to do better and to have good reports in the work place. (The Hofstede Center, 2012).
Israeli scored a (38) this culture has a partiality for standardizing thought. Israeli’s have a strong interest with telling the complete truth; they are standard in their thinking. Israeli’s show absolute respect for beliefs, a reasonably small tendency to save for the futures, and their attention is on accomplishing fast results (The Hofstede Center, 2012). Indulgence the U.S. scored a (68) work hard and have fun. The U.S. is very busy fighting against drugs, drug addiction in the U.S. is very high (The Hofstede Center,

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