With reference to the Hofstedes Framework for Assessing Cultures emphasizes a

With reference to the hofstedes framework for

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111) With reference to the Hofstede's Framework for Assessing Cultures, ________ emphasizes a tight social framework in which people expect others in groups of which they are a part to look after them andprotect them.A) uncertainty avoidanceB) long-term orientationC) masculinityD) collectivismE) power distanceAnswer: DExplanation: D) Collectivism emphasizes a tight social framework in which people expect others in groups of which they are a part to look after them and protect them.LO: 5.7: Compare Hofstede's five value dimensions and the GLOBE framework.AACSB: Diverse and multicultural work environmentsDifficulty: EasyQuest. Category: Concept112) According to Hofstede's framework, ________ indicates the degree to which people in a country prefer structured over unstructured situations.A) collectivismB) power distanceC) long-term orientationD) uncertainty avoidanceE) individualismAnswer: D
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Explanation: D) According to Hofstede's framework, the degree to which people in a country prefer structured over unstructured situations defines their uncertainty avoidance. Cultures low on uncertainty avoidance are more accepting of ambiguity, are less rule oriented, take more risks, and more readily accept change.LO: 5.7: Compare Hofstede's five value dimensions and the GLOBE framework.AACSB: Diverse and multicultural work environmentsDifficulty: EasyQuest. Category: Concept113) According to Hofstede's framework, individualism describes the degree to which people in a country accept that power in institutions and organizations is distributed unequally.Answer: FALSEExplanation: According to Hofstede's framework, power distance describes the degree to which people in a country accept that power in institutions and organizations is distributed unequally.LO: 5.7: Compare Hofstede's five value dimensions and the GLOBE framework.AACSB: Diverse and multicultural work environmentsDifficulty: EasyQuest. Category: Concept114) According to Hofstede's five value dimensions of national culture, people in a culture with long-term orientation look to the future and value thrift, persistence, and tradition.Answer: TRUEExplanation: According to Hofstede's five value dimensions of national culture, people in a culture with long-term orientation look to the future and value thrift, persistence, and tradition.LO: 5.7: Compare Hofstede's five value dimensions and the GLOBE framework.AACSB: Diverse and multicultural work environmentsDifficulty: EasyQuest. Category: Concept115) All dimensions of fit (person-job fit and person-organization fit) are sometimes broadly referred to as person-environment fit. Explain.
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Answer: Person-job fit and person-organization fit are considered the most salient dimensions for workplace outcomes, other avenues of fit are worth examining. These include person-group fit and person-supervisor fit. Person-group fit is important in team settings, where the dynamics of team interactions significantly affect work outcomes. Person-supervisor fit has become an important area of research since poor fit in this dimension can lead to lower job satisfaction and reduced performance.
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