Hofstede_s_National_Culture

Hofstede_s_National_Culture - Dimensions of Cultural...

Info iconThis preview shows pages 1–2. Sign up to view the full content.

View Full Document Right Arrow Icon
Dimensions of Cultural Differences in Societies that affect Work – related Attitudes Geert Hofstede’s dimensions of National Culture Surveyed on 160,000 managers & employees of IBM who were working in 60 different countries. Masculinity vs Femininity Individualism vs Collectivism 1 - “Tough” Value - People are demanding - Men should take dominant role - Women should be caring - Men should be assertive, competitive & decisive - Money, material, performance & achievement are heavily counted exp.: Japan, Austria, U.S.A. - “Tender Value” - Concern about relation - Concern about others - Help others - Stress on quality of life exp.: Norway, Sweden, Denmark, Finland, The Netherland Vs - People look after their own interest - Define themselves through personal characteristics & achievements - Highlight on a person’s right exp.: U.S.A., Australia, Great Britain, Canada, New Zealand Vs - Stress on group value & welfare - exp.: Colombia, Pakistan, Taiwan, Peru, Japan, Mexico, Greece, Hong Kong
Background image of page 1

Info iconThis preview has intentionally blurred sections. Sign up to view the full version.

View Full DocumentRight Arrow Icon
Image of page 2
This is the end of the preview. Sign up to access the rest of the document.

Page1 / 2

Hofstede_s_National_Culture - Dimensions of Cultural...

This preview shows document pages 1 - 2. Sign up to view the full document.

View Full Document Right Arrow Icon
Ask a homework question - tutors are online