Culture - Cross Cultural Differences/Hofstede

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1. Define Power Distance

  • The hierachical organisation of society
  • The aim to gains as much power as possible in your company
  • Extents to which members in society accepted that power is distributed equally
  • The need to leadership
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2. What are Hofstede's two main assumptions?

  • Communication and family socialisation
  • Cultures are not individuals and Acquiescence Bias
  • Cultures are social systems and you should measure using an idiographic approach

3. Which one of these is NOT a work goal used measure to assess Individualism?

  • Freedom
  • Challenge
  • Use of skills
  • Personal time

4. What is the definition of Cultural Syndromes?

  • Culture does not acccurate represent its percieved stereotype (e.g. Japan comes 23rd on the Individualism scale)
  • They reflect shared beliefs, attitudes, catergoriations and norms, roles and values organised around a central theme
  • Degree to which members of society feel uncomfortable with uncertainty and ambiguity
  • Extent to which members of society accept power in institutions is distributed unequally

5. Which one of these countries do NOT show high levels of Collectivism?

  • Ecuador
  • France
  • Guatemala
  • Panama


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