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Dimensions Of Culture

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  • 1. What Is Culture ?
    Culture as “ways of living”
    Culture is learned, not innate
    deepa.chandirrasekar@gmail.com
  • 2. Never underestimate the
    importance of local knowledge
    MEXICO - Wards off hunger
    INDIA - Wards off evil
  • 3. Dimensions of Culture
    Hofstedes culture Dimensions
  • 4. Power Distance
    The degree of inequality that exists – and is accepted by the people with or without the power.
  • 5. Characteristics of PD
  • 6. Individualism
    Refers to the Strength of the ties people have to others within the community.
  • 7. Characteristics of Individualism
  • 8. Masculinity Vs Femininity
    Refers how the society sticks with and values, traditional male and female roles
    A masculine culture emphasizes status derived from wages and positions.
    A Feminine culture emphasizes on human relations and quality of life.
  • 9. Uncertainty Avoidance
    Relates to the degree of anxiety society members feel when in uncertain and unknown situations.
  • 10. Characteristics Of Uncertainty Avoidance
  • 11. Long term Orientation
    Refers to how much society values long standing – as opposed to short term – traditional values
  • 12. Characteristics Of Long Term Orientation
  • 13. Culture & Management Styles in Selected Countries
  • 14. Culture of Japan
  • 15. Cultural Pattern Of Japan
    Japanese are a Homogeneous People
    Reject Foreign Influences
    Principles of Wa
    Masculine Culture
    Uncertainty avoidance
  • 16. Largest country located in central Europe
    GERMANY
  • 17. Cultural Pattern Of Germany
    Planning & Orderliness
    Long term thinking
    Low Power Distance
    High Quality
    High Technical Knowledge
  • 18. World’s largest Communist Country
    CHINA
  • 19. Cultural Patterns of CHINA
    Investments in work organizations, both in human and monetary terms are regarded as long term.
    Four Cultural Characteristics
    Persistence
    Respect for relationship
    Thrift
    Sense of Shame
  • 20. Culture of Mexico
  • 21. Cultural Pattern Of Mexico
    Collectivism
    Higher Power Distance
    Higher uncertainty Avoidance
    No Value for time
    More Formalities
    Importance towards family
    Negotiation is a long process
  • 22. Thank You
    Questions ????????