Geert Hofstede

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  • The Importance Of Ethical Issues In Thailand

    As stated by Hofstede (2015), country with more individualistic score tend to care more about themselves than the society. Thus, Thailand, in comparison to UK, seems to be more concern about ethical issues. This is because when ones feel that they are a part of their community, there are high possibility that they will care more about their society, and desert their personal needs (Gupta & Ogden, 2009). However, with higher power distance, a degree to which the members tend to accept inequality…

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  • Difference Between Dignity And Honor Culture

    Netherlands scores 14, meaning that the Dignity culture present an equal interaction in their interpersonal relationships within others. In contrast traditional countries tend to have a masculinity perception, by the matter of fact Colombia scores of 64 (Hofstede,…

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  • Exploring A Sikh

    Reflection on Visiting an Uncomfortable Place I used to feel uncomfortable in any place of worship other than mosques for two main reasons. First, I grew up in an Islamic country where building houses of worship other than mosques is not allowed for religious reasons. Second, I chose to go to a Sikh temple because in my community, there is a common stereotype that Sikhs do not get along with Muslims. Growing up with this idea, made me presume that there are barriers between us, so I can not get…

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  • Nt1330 Unit 6 Paper

    Table 2 shows that increasing performance decreases the probability of turnover, which is consistent with theory and literature. Bigger companies tend to have a higher probability of turnover. Higher power distance index is correlated with lower probability of turnover, meaning CEO is more secure and is being challenged less. Long Term Orientation leads to a lower probability of turnover. Having a long term orientation decreases as it gives CEO more time to improve her performance and makes…

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  • Cultural Differences In America Movie Analysis

    1. Discuss the societal triangle that exists in the movie with regard to (a) culture and (b) social systems. The culture aspect exists in nearly the entire movie. A Japanese auto corporation wants to bring its work ethic and business strategies to the United States. This is in hopes of great success however the cultural differences to include the language barrier and tradition seem to prove difficult. Both countries display a level of ethnocentrism and ethical imperialism, believing that…

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  • Cultural Differences In HR Practices

    than on individual contribution. Russians have a high work-life balance, with only .2% of their workforce working excessive hours (Safdar, 2012). They are a Feminine culture, concerned more with liking what they do than striving to be the best (The Hofstede Centre, n.d.). The implications of Russian culture on an MNE establishing HR practices include supporting a hierarchical organization structure, training and education programs to motivate employees to develop into upper level positions,…

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  • The Role Of Individualism In George Orwell's Animal Farm

    In a person is an individualist, he or she will put their needs over the groups. Individualists tend to distance themselves from other people and usually keeps their emotions to themselves. On the other hand, collectivists put the groups problems over their personal problems. The collectivists must sacrifice their rights for the groups greater good. Animal Farm is a story by George Orwell that symbolizes the Soviet Union in the 1900s. Two of the major events that occur in the story are the fall…

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  • Material Culture: Late 19th And Early 20th Century

    Material culture is a term that appears in the late 19th and early 20th century. It means the relationship between the people and their physical objects, resources, and environment that could represent them and their culture. Material culture is one of the main factors that controls people’s thoughts, beliefs, and their understanding of the world. It could be architecture, clothes, food, transportation, values, language, and tools. Material culture in Emirati society is connected with the…

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  • The Power Distance Theory

    people to close the gap between themselves and others with more power. That tendency increases as the power distance involve decreases. That, in turn, influences the actions of both those with the more powerful and the less powerful group members. Hofstede (1997) adds, that power distance also explains degree that prestige,…

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  • Hofstadter's Cultural Dimensions Theory

    Theory The purpose of this paper is to determine the similarities and difference of cultural dimensions between Morocco and Ethiopia. Information from various sources will be utilized along with information gathered from the Hofstede Centre. The information from the Hofstede 's cultural dimensions theory will be the main supporting information that is used to complete the comparison. The countries selected for comparison, Morocco and Ethiopia, are both located on the continent of Africa.…

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