Intercultural  Organisational  Management Lecture 3 (Week 5)
TODAY: Cultural 'dimensions': the notion  of 'power' / 'status' / 'hierarchy'    Who has power?    How is it expressed? ...
'Power' / 'status' / 'hierarchy' Main concepts: 1.  'power distance' 2.  formality 3.  ascription of status 4.  paternalis...
1.  'Power Distance' How do people deal with inequalities  in power / status in their society? Do they accept them, or try...
1.  'Power Distance' Egalitarian ____________ Hierarchical societies     societies ('Low PD')   ('High PD')
 
2.  Formality How are differences in status expressed? In many cultures (especially cultures with a 'high Power Distance')...
2.  'Formality' Formal  ______________ Informal cultures   cultures
3.  Ascription of status How do people in a society  get  their status:    on the basis of achievement  or    on the bas...
3.  'Ascription of status'  by 'achievement' _____________ 'ascription'
4.  Paternalism  How does 'power' affect the responsibility of managers towards their employees?
4.  'Paternalism' Paternalistic __________ Non-paternalistic cultures   cultures
NEXT WEEK: Cultural differences: Tool set 2: Collectivism / Individualism How important is it to  me  to be  a member of a...
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  1. 1. Intercultural Organisational Management Lecture 3 (Week 5)
  2. 2. TODAY: Cultural 'dimensions': the notion of 'power' / 'status' / 'hierarchy'  Who has power?  How is it expressed?  How does it affect business interactions?
  3. 3. 'Power' / 'status' / 'hierarchy' Main concepts: 1. 'power distance' 2. formality 3. ascription of status 4. paternalism & loyalty
  4. 4. 1. 'Power Distance' How do people deal with inequalities in power / status in their society? Do they accept them, or try to minimise them?
  5. 5. 1. 'Power Distance' Egalitarian ____________ Hierarchical societies societies ('Low PD') ('High PD')
  6. 7. 2. Formality How are differences in status expressed? In many cultures (especially cultures with a 'high Power Distance'), differences in status are clearly symbolised / formalised.
  7. 8. 2. 'Formality' Formal ______________ Informal cultures cultures
  8. 9. 3. Ascription of status How do people in a society get their status:  on the basis of achievement or  on the basis of family background, age, gender ?
  9. 10. 3. 'Ascription of status' by 'achievement' _____________ 'ascription'
  10. 11. 4. Paternalism How does 'power' affect the responsibility of managers towards their employees?
  11. 12. 4. 'Paternalism' Paternalistic __________ Non-paternalistic cultures cultures
  12. 13. NEXT WEEK: Cultural differences: Tool set 2: Collectivism / Individualism How important is it to me to be a member of a group? And how important is it to be able to be 'myself'? What other ways might there be to deal with these issues of  dependence and independence,  self-image, and  group membership?
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