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Culture´s consequences : Comparing values, behaviors, institutions, and organizations across nations / Geert Hofstede

By: Hofstede, Geert [autor].
Publisher: Estados Unidos : Sage Publications, ©2001Edition: 2a ed.Description: 596 páginas : ilustraciones, gráficos, tablas ; 26 cm.Content type: texto Media type: no mediado Carrier type: volumenISBN: 9780803973244.Subject(s): Caracteristicas nacionales | Etnopsicologia | Psicologia Social | Valores sociales -- Estudios interculturalesDDC classification: 155.84
Contents:
Values and culture. -- Definitions and distinctions. -- Studying culture. -- Dimensions of culture. -- Culture change. -- Data collection, treatment, and validation. -- Summary of this chapter. -- Data treatment. -- Validation. -- Power distance. -- Inequality and power distance. -- Measuring national differences in power distance in IBM. -- Validating PDI against data from other sources. -- Origins and implications of country power distance differences. -- The power distance societal norm. -- Statistical analysis of data used in this chapter. -- Uncertainty avoidance. -- The concept of uncertainty avoidance. -- Measuring national differences in uncertainty avoidance IBM. -- Validating UAI against data from other sources. -- Origins and implications of country uncertainty avoidance differences. -- Uncertainty avoidance. Theories, and games. -- Statistical analysis of data used in this chapter. -- Individualism and collectivism. -- The individual and the collectivity. -- Measuring national differences in individualism in IBM. -- Validating IDV against data from other sources. -- Origins and implications of country individualism differences. -- The individual societal norm. -- Statistical analysis of data used in this chapter. -- Masculinity and femininity. -- Sexes, genders, and gender roles. -- Measuring national differences in masculinity in IBM. -- Validating MAS against data from other sources. -- Origins and implications of country masculinity differences. -- statistical analysis of data used in this chapter. -- Long- versus short-term orientation. -- East versus west. -- Measuring and validating national differences in long-term orientation. -- Implications of country long-term orientation differences. -- Cultures in organizations. -- Organizations and national cultures. -- Organizational cultures. -- Intercultural encounters. -- Intercultural communication and cooperation. -- Political issues. -- Multinational business. -- Schools, tourism, and a look ahead. -- Using culture dimension Score in theory and research. -- Using culture dimension scores in theory and research. -- applications of the dimensional model. -- Closing remarks. -
Summary: The second edition of this classic work, first published in 1981 and an international bestseller, explores the differences in thinking and social action that exist among members of more than 50 modern nations. Geert Hofstede argues that people carry "mental programs" that are developed in the family in early childhood and reinforced in schools and organizations, and that these programs contain components of national culture. They are expressed most clearly in the different values that predominate people from different countries. Geert Hofstede has completely rewritten, revised and updated Cultures 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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"An important, sophisticated and complex monograph . . . Both the theoretical analysis and the empirical findings constitute major contributions to cross-cultural value analysis and the cross-cultural study of work motivations and organizational dynamics. This book is also a valuable resource for anyone interested in a historical or anthropological approach to cross-cultural comparisons."--PERSONNEL PSYCHOLOGY--PERSONNEL PSYCHOLOGYThe Second Edition of this classic work, first published in 1981 and an international best seller, explores the differences in thinking and social action that exist among members of more than 50 modern nations. Geert Hofstede argues that people carry "mental programs" which are developed in the family in early childhood and reinforced in schools and organizations, and that these programs contain components of national culture. They are expressed most clearly in the different values that predominate among people from different countries.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.

Include appendix and contents. -- Appendix 1. Questions from the IBM attitude survey questionnaire referred to in this book. -- 2. Country scores on A, B, and C QUESTIONS (EXCEPT A5-A32 AND C1-C8. -- 3. Standardized country and occupation scores for work goals. -- 4. Replicating the IBM- style cross-national survey. -- 5. Summary of country index scores (including additions). -- 6. Country index scores with data from other sources. -- 7. Two case studies from the IRIC organizational cultures research project. -- 8. The autor's values. -

Values and culture. -- Definitions and distinctions. -- Studying culture. -- Dimensions of culture. -- Culture change. -- Data collection, treatment, and validation. -- Summary of this chapter. -- Data treatment. -- Validation. -- Power distance. -- Inequality and power distance. -- Measuring national differences in power distance in IBM. -- Validating PDI against data from other sources. -- Origins and implications of country power distance differences. -- The power distance societal norm. -- Statistical analysis of data used in this chapter. -- Uncertainty avoidance. -- The concept of uncertainty avoidance. -- Measuring national differences in uncertainty avoidance IBM. -- Validating UAI against data from other sources. -- Origins and implications of country uncertainty avoidance differences. -- Uncertainty avoidance. Theories, and games. -- Statistical analysis of data used in this chapter. -- Individualism and collectivism. -- The individual and the collectivity. -- Measuring national differences in individualism in IBM. -- Validating IDV against data from other sources. -- Origins and implications of country individualism differences. -- The individual societal norm. -- Statistical analysis of data used in this chapter. -- Masculinity and femininity. -- Sexes, genders, and gender roles. -- Measuring national differences in masculinity in IBM. -- Validating MAS against data from other sources. -- Origins and implications of country masculinity differences. -- statistical analysis of data used in this chapter. -- Long- versus short-term orientation. -- East versus west. -- Measuring and validating national differences in long-term orientation. -- Implications of country long-term orientation differences. -- Cultures in organizations. -- Organizations and national cultures. -- Organizational cultures. -- Intercultural encounters. -- Intercultural communication and cooperation. -- Political issues. -- Multinational business. -- Schools, tourism, and a look ahead. -- Using culture dimension Score in theory and research. -- Using culture dimension scores in theory and research. -- applications of the dimensional model. -- Closing remarks. -

The second edition of this classic work, first published in 1981 and an international bestseller, explores the differences in thinking and social action that exist among members of more than 50 modern nations. Geert Hofstede argues that people carry "mental programs" that are developed in the family in early childhood and reinforced in schools and organizations, and that these programs contain components of national culture. They are expressed most clearly in the different values that predominate people from different countries. Geert Hofstede has completely rewritten, revised and updated Cultures 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.

Table of contents provided by Syndetics

  • Values and Culture
  • Data Collection, Treatment and Validation
  • Power Distance
  • Uncertainty Avoidance
  • Individualism and Collectivism
  • Masculinity and Femininity
  • Long versus Short-Term Orientation
  • Cultures in Organizations
  • Intercultural Encounters
  • Using Culture Dimension Scores in Theory and Research

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