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Power Distance 
Jiang zhe & Guo ziye
Content 
• Definition 
• High & Low power distance (China & U.S.A) 
• The reason for different power distance 
• Conclusio...
Definition 
Power distance is a term that describes how people 
belonging to a specific culture. Power relationships can b...
Low power distance culture High power distance culture 
Minimize inequalities between people Inequalities and hierarchy ar...
Comparison between these two countries 
vs
U.S.A 
• Low power distance (40) 
 Strong power delegation 
 Informal relationship 
 More initiatives from employees 
...
China 
• High power distance (80) 
 Relationships between employees and managers are not close 
 Boss is expected to tak...
Example in school 
Classes in low-distance 
countries (U.S.A)
Classes in high-distance countries (China)
Reason for the differences 
1. Politics 
vs
2. Economics 
vs
3. Traditional concepts 
vs
Conclusion 
• Advantages in high/low power distance countries 
• Disadvantages in high/low power distance countries 
• How...
References 
• http://www.powershow.com/view/b198e- 
YzZjN/Power_Distance_powerpoint_ppt_presentation 
• http://www.csxcxx....
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Power distance

  1. 1. Power Distance Jiang zhe & Guo ziye
  2. 2. Content • Definition • High & Low power distance (China & U.S.A) • The reason for different power distance • Conclusion • References
  3. 3. Definition Power distance is a term that describes how people belonging to a specific culture. Power relationships can be viewed us superior and subordinate relationships, in addition power relationship can be seen amongst people not in power who accept that power is spread unequally.
  4. 4. Low power distance culture High power distance culture Minimize inequalities between people Inequalities and hierarchy are accepted between people Boss and employee treat one another as equals +equals rights Employees respect managers and managers expect obedience The ideal boss is a democrat The ideal boss is an autocrat Less formal social interaction Formal social interaction Narrow range of salaries Wide range of salaries
  5. 5. Comparison between these two countries vs
  6. 6. U.S.A • Low power distance (40)  Strong power delegation  Informal relationship  More initiatives from employees  Work experience and personal achievements are more important than degrees
  7. 7. China • High power distance (80)  Relationships between employees and managers are not close  Boss is expected to take all the initiatives
  8. 8. Example in school Classes in low-distance countries (U.S.A)
  9. 9. Classes in high-distance countries (China)
  10. 10. Reason for the differences 1. Politics vs
  11. 11. 2. Economics vs
  12. 12. 3. Traditional concepts vs
  13. 13. Conclusion • Advantages in high/low power distance countries • Disadvantages in high/low power distance countries • How to deal with different concepts in different culture
  14. 14. References • http://www.powershow.com/view/b198e- YzZjN/Power_Distance_powerpoint_ppt_presentation • http://www.csxcxx.com/youer/UploadFiles_6794/201005/20100517142012232.jpg • http://pic3.nipic.com/20090710/2412286_104403056_2.jpg • http://www.catholic.cd/uploads/allimg/121015/9-121015145S8.jpg

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