Posts Tagged "Hofestede"
The first cultural dimension of the ‘Hofstede five’ we will consider is that of power-distance. Simply, it reflects how countries tend to deal with inequalities. To measure this the Power Distance Index (PDI) was created. Three questions were used to compose the survey: the first seeking to understand if the employee...Read More
Realizing the important role of culture in shaping our values, thinking, and behavior, numerous scholars have sought to define different dimensions of culture to help address some of the problems common to all societies. In 1954, Alex Inkeles and Daniel Levinson suggested that there existed three basic problems that held...Read More
The virtues of a leader shape his or her vision of the world, and as a consequence, the way leadership is perceived and practiced. But these are not developed in a vacuum. The impact of a person’s culture, and cultural norms (or standards of behavior) are major determinants of behaviors,...Read More