Egypt had several attributes setting the country apart from the United States. Inequality of power is accepted in Egypt while it is not in the United States. The individuals of Egypt team, group, and extended family oriented while the United States is not. Egypt is a feminine country because most leadership solicits feedback before making changes and final decisions, but individuals have to submit input on their own to leadership to have their opinions and knowledge heard. Society of the United States is comfortable with trying new things and utilizing new information to plan for the future, but Egypt’s society wants to make sure to stay within the parameters of past traditions when looking to make future plans.
HOFSTEDE’S CHARACTERISTICS APPLIED 5 Conclusion Applying Hofstede’s model to analyze cultures within international countries will support selecting the best behaviors to abide by when interacting with different countries. Obtaining knowledge of cultural differences can organizations know if the product or service will be marketable or not. Also, if a new venture is approved, knowing how to set up management and cultural norms will support profitability and long term success.
HOFSTEDE’S CHARACTERISTICS APPLIED 6 References Hofstede Insights. (2018). Country comparison. Retrieved from - insights.com/country-comparison Strychalska-Rudzewicz, A. (2015). Cultural dimensions and innovation. Socio-Economic Problems & The State , 13 (2), 59-67. Retrieved from resources.columbiasouthern.edu/ehost/detail/detail?vid=3&sid=412dc7e5-b65d-40ee- 88a3-f4fe6743d27c%40sessionmgr4008&bdata=JnNpdGU9ZWhvc3QtbGl2ZSZz Y29wZT1zaXRl#db=a9h&AN=111329397
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