logging in or signing up Culture Management aSGuest72674 Download Post to : URL : Related Presentations : Let's Connect Share Add to Flag Embed Email Send to Blogs and Networks Add to Channel Copy embed code: Embed: Flash iPad Dynamic Copy Does not support media & animations Automatically changes to Flash or non-Flash embed WordPress Embed Customize Embed URL: Copy Thumbnail: Copy The presentation is successfully added In Your Favorites. Views: 5164 Category: Entertainment License: All Rights Reserved Like it (1) Dislike it (0) Added: October 24, 2010 This Presentation is Public Favorites: 1 Presentation Description No description available. Comments Posting comment... By: sharjaa (34 month(s) ago) nice Saving..... Post Reply Close Saving..... Edit Comment Close Premium member Presentation Transcript Culture Management : Culture Management Culture: : Culture: Culture is a set of beliefs or standards, shared by a group of people, which help the individual decide what is, what can be, how to feel, what to do and how to go about doing it Elements of culture : Elements of culture Language Nationality Sex Education Profession Ethnic group Religion Social class Corporate culture Family Hofstede’s framework for Assessing culture : Hofstede’s framework for Assessing culture Hofstede’s studies of the interactions between national cultures and organizational cultures demonstrated that there are national and regional cultural groupings that affect the behaviors of societies and organizations, and that are very persistent across time Dimensions of Hofstede’s framework of assessing culture: : Dimensions of Hofstede’s framework of assessing culture: Low and High Power Distance Individual and collectivism Masculinity v/s Femininity Uncertainty avoidance Long and short term orientation 1st Dimension of Culture: : 1st Dimension of Culture: Low vs High Power Distance: The extent to which the less powerful members of institutions and organizations expect and accept that power is distributed unequally Low PD (Austria, Israel, Denmark, New Zealand) expect power relations which are more consultative or democratic. A sense of equality as human beings prevades High PD (Malaysia): autocratic and paternalistic structures. Power is centralized 2nd Dimension of culture: : 2nd Dimension of culture: Individualism vs. Collectivism: Refers to the extent to which people are expected to stand up for themselves and to chose their own affiliations, or alternatively act predominantly as a member of a life-long group or organization In individual societies: people tend to be motivated by personal preferences, needs and rights; personal goals and rational analysis take precedence In collectivist societies: people tend to be motivated by norms and duties imposed by the group; ingroup goals and relational analysis takes precedence 3rd Dimension of culture: : 3rd Dimension of culture: Masculinity vs. Femininity Refers to the value placed on traditionally male or female values Masculine cultures: competitiveness, assertiveness, ambition, personal achievement accumulation of wealth Feminine cultures: caring for others, nurturing roles, quality of life. 4th Dimension of Culture: : 4th Dimension of Culture: Uncertainty Avoidance: The extent to which members of a society attempt to cope with anxiety by minimizing uncertainty. High UA societies: avoidance of ambiguous situations, preference of known stable situations, uncertainty-reducing rules and procedures Low UA societies: ambiguity is more accepted.Uncertainty = opportunity. People as individualsare the engine of change 5th Dimension of culture: : 5th Dimension of culture: Long vs. Short Term Orientation: Describes a society’s “time horizon,” or the importance attached to the future versus the past and present LT societies: values include persistence, ordering relationships by status, thrift, having a sense of shame (China, Japan, Asian countries) ST societies: values include personal steadiness and stability, normative statements, protecting one’s face, respect for traditions, and reciprocation of greetings, favors and gifts (Western nations) Slide 11: Thank you You do not have the permission to view this presentation. In order to view it, please contact the author of the presentation.