Hofstede%e2%80%99s%20Cultural%20Dimensions - Hofstedes...

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Hofstede’s Cultural Dimensions *Power Distance *Acceptance of unequal power distribution *Acceptance of inequality from below as well as from above *Level of inequality is accepted as much by the leaders as by the followers *High scores for Latin, Asian, African countries (lower for Germanic countries) *Individualism vs. Collectivism *The degree to which ties between individuals are loose or tight *Family size/style (nuclear vs. extended) *Group orientation vs individual orientation *Individualism scores are higher for Western & developed countries, lower for Eastern and less developed countries (Japan scores moderately – about halfway between the two extremes) *Masculinity vs femininity *Distribution of roles between the genders *Assertive, competitive vs modest, caring *Women’s values differ less across societies than do men’s values *Women in masculine societies tend to be somewhat more masculine themselves *Scores are higher for Japan, Germany, Austria, Switzerland; moderate for Anglo
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