Cultural Context

Cultural Context - necessarily performance 1/19/12 MGT 4174...

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1/19/12 MGT 4174 1 Cultural Context
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1/19/12 MGT 4174 2 Hofstede Value Dimensions Uncertainty Avoidance and Desire for Stability High: Implies that people are threatened by uncertainty Risk-taking and conflict is threatening Results in formal rules and procedures
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1/19/12 MGT 4174 3 Hofstede Value Dimensions Masculinity vs. Femininity High: Implies that people display traditional male values such as ambition, assertiveness and materialism Men tend to dominate the workforce People tend to live to work
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1/19/12 MGT 4174 4 Hofstede Value Dimensions Power Distance and Orientation toward Authority High: Implies that unequal distribution of power is acceptable Believes that hierarchy is needed Employees respect those in position of authority by virtue of their position – not
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Unformatted text preview: necessarily performance 1/19/12 MGT 4174 5 Hofstede Value Dimensions Individualism vs. Collectivism High: Implies that people value independence Obligations to self are more important than the group Individual initiative and performance is rewarded 1/19/12 MGT 4174 6 Long Term vs. Short Term Impacts all other cultural dimensions Polychronic: Most important event dominates Monochronic: Deadlines, time segmented, time is money Dimension of Time 1/19/12 MGT 4174 7 Hofstede Maps 1/19/12 MGT 4174 8 Cultural Clusters 1/19/12 MGT 4174 9 Making Choices Culture Shock Four Phases 1. Honeymoon 2. Crisis 3. Recovery 4. Adjustment/Mastery 1/19/12 MGT 4174 10...
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This note was uploaded on 01/19/2012 for the course MGT 4174 taught by Professor Jameswermert during the Spring '12 term at Kennesaw.

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