Individuals are okay with ambiguity. Rules are flexible in order to fit the situation, Pragmatism is a way of life, 112Greece scores very high in UA.In Greece individuals look for job security in their careers, very rarely change careers. Greece individuals wants rules, regulations and like to follow instructions.Individuals prefer long term.46
HOFSTEDE’S CHARACTERISTICSStromberg_3Individualism/Collectivism38Egypt scored low on individualism, therefore,follow the collectivism traits as maintaining close long term relationships with family and extended relationships. Egypt’s preference is loyalty, In Egypt, people take responsibly for group members. Management comes in the form of group management,25Hong Kong score is low, therefore, support collectivism and focus on group versus individually. Personal relationships take precedence and promotions occur in groups. Here relationships take precedence over tasks and organizations. Indirect communication takes place. Conflicts are avoided and group harmony is of the utmost importance.35Greece scored low on individualism.Greece focuses on strong tight nit relationships with family. Greece is also known for creating strong bonds with people and they have high moral values. Greece focus on accomplishmentsby means of group versus personal goals.People are not competitive witheach other91Masculinity/Femininity47Egypt is medium in this category, since this score is under 50, Egypt could be considered having feminine characteristics. Such as, resolving of conflicts is done by negotiation and compromise. Flexibility and free time are preferred. Management is supportive and decisions are made by involvement.
- Spring '12
- Interpersonal relationship, Humid subtropical climate