Exam1 - FC3 - Uncertainty Avoidance 1. Uncertainty...

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Unformatted text preview: Uncertainty Avoidance 1. Uncertainty avoidance 2. Power distance 3. Collectivism vs. Individualism 4. Masculinity vs. Femininity Geert Hofstedes 4 dimensions of culture: Level of acceptance of risk. Uncertainty Avoidance Uncertainty Avoidance Some countries, like the US, think risk is good, while others think theyre crazy because if it isnt broke, dont fix it. i.e. the stock market is a financial risk while group projects are a social risk Low Power Distance Power Distance The perceived difference we see between varying authority levels. Believe we are all equal human beings, and although authority varies, every person is equal. Power Distance High Power Distance Higher authority means they are a better person than you, and their opinion means more (more efficient). The psychological and social distance between superiors and subordinates. Low Power Distance High Power Distance Employee and employer relations are stricter and more formalized....
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This note was uploaded on 09/08/2011 for the course GEB 3375H taught by Professor Robertsweo during the Spring '11 term at University of Central Florida.

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Exam1 - FC3 - Uncertainty Avoidance 1. Uncertainty...

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