care of you and its most important to maintain harmony in the group so you dont

Care of you and its most important to maintain

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care of you and it's most important to maintain harmony in the group so you don't express dissenting opinions mind you in collectivistic societies there are many groups and these groups sometimes fight with each other but within the same group you try to maintain harmony the third dilemma is about performance versus caring in a performance-oriented culture it's important to achieve to perform and people who do that are rewarded by society in financial terms or in status terms this is where pay for performance comes from performance is more important while in caring cultures quality of life is more important it doesn't mean that people in caring cultures do not perform they also perform they also have to work but in these cultures work is a necessary evil you work so that you may enjoy life in performance oriented cultures work is your life work is the meaning of life the fourth dilemma is uncertainty avoidance or just letting it be there are some societies that have all kinds of mechanisms to avoid uncertainty some of these mechanisms are for instance planning organizing structuring things yeah checking if everything is okay if a society scores high on uncertainty avoidance another mechanism is also religion superstition because if you pray you will pass the exam it avoids uncertainty while in other societies there is less religion or less planning they don't worry so much about uncertainty avoidance they think okay let's worry about crossing the river when we get to the river it's no use worrying about that before we get there last but not least the
fifth dilemma is between flexibility and discipline flexibility means that if you have a objective far away in the distance there are many different paths that you can take to reach your exam your objective so it's important to be flexible but one way or go the other according to the situation it all depends but when as society scores high sorry low on this the most important thing is discipline and the idea is you have one true path that you must follow all other paths are wrong so discipline is much more important and the law is applied in all situations exactly the same way there's no room for exceptions no room for exceptions while in high flexibility cultures there's a lot of exceptions because everything depends on each situation now let's look at Bulgaria the USA and Holland this is a study carried out in Bulgaria so you can see that Bulgaria scores high on power distance it's hierarchical it's more collectivistic than individualistic it scores somewhere in the middle in terms of performance orientation but uncertainty avoidance is very high we don't have a score for flexibility in Bulgaria it hasn't been it hasn't been researched maybe we can talk about it later yeah now let's compare with the states you can see that it's much more egalitarian less hierarchical than Bulgaria it's much more individualistic it's the most individualistic society on earth the highest score it scores higher

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