25. Culture, Management and Differences in Culture

Instructions

Activity

Please study the link below and answer the following questions.

Introduction

One of the famous authors in the field of strategy and culture is the Dutch scientist Geert Hofstede. He worked out in a well-known framework that can be used to describe the culture of a country as well as differences in culture. 

In his research, started in the 1960s, he built up an impressive database covering many countries all over the world. Please visit the website of the Hofstede Centre to have a look at what is published by and about him and his team: https://geert-hofstede.com/national-culture.html

Take quiz

Question 11 pts

On the number of dimensions: Hofstede started his work with developing four dimensions and later on he added two more. Which were the two added dimensions?

Question 21 pts

According to the work of Hofstede and his team: The dimensions are tailor made for local situations?

Question 31 pts

According to the work of Hofstede and his team: The dimensions are only applicable to developed countries?

Question 41 pts

According to the work of Hofstede and his team: The dimensions will remain unchanged in “Humanitarian Action settings”?