Culture's Consequences: Comparing Values, Behaviors, Institutions and Organizations Across Nations

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SAGE, Apr 20, 2001 - Business & Economics - 596 pages
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Geert Hofstede has completely rewritten, revised and updated Culture's Consequences for the twenty-first century, he has broadened the book's cross-disciplinary appeal, expanded the coverage of countries examined from 40 to more than 50, reformulated his arguments and a large amount of new literature has been included. The book is structured around five major dimensions: power distance; uncertainty avoidance; individualism versus collectivism; masculinity versus femininity; and long term versus short-term orientation.
  

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Review: Culture's Consequences: Comparing Values, Behaviors, Institutions and Organizations Across Nations

User Review  - Enrico - Goodreads

As all Hofstede's works, this is worth reading in order to understand us and the others better. Read full review

Review: Culture's Consequences: Comparing Values, Behaviors, Institutions and Organizations Across Nations

User Review  - Frank - Goodreads

It is rare to encounter a book in this genre thatis so empirically well founded, as well as being well written and important. Based on survey responses from hundreds of thousands of employees ... Read full review

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Geert Hofstede received a master’s degree in Mechanical Engineering from the Technical University at Delft and a doctorate in Social Psychology from the University of Groningen, both in his native Netherlands. His professional career includes experience as a worker, foreman, plant manager, chief psychologist on the international staff of a multinational corporation, academic researcher, director of human resources of another multinational, and university professor. He has been affiliated with IMD (Lausanne, Switzerland), INSEAD (Fontainebleau, France), the European Institute for Advanced Studies in Management (Brussels, Belguim), IIASA (Laxenburg Castle, Austria), and the University of Hong Kong. He is Professor Emeritus of Organizational Anthropology and International Management of Maastricht University, the Netherlands. He is currently a Senior Fellow of the Institute for Research on Intercultural Cooperation (of which he was a founder) and of the Center for Economic Research, both at Tilburg University, the Netherlands. He has lectured at universities and consulted for institutions and companies around the world. Dr. Hofstede’s books have appeared in seventeen languages, and his articles have been published in social science journals around the world. He is among the top 100 most cited authors in the Social Science Citation Index.

 

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