Critique of Hofstede

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Jonas Lindgaard Bach Rasmussen
Student (University), Denmark

Critique of Hofstede

Does anyone know where to find good academic articles critisising Hofstedes cultural analysis? Any particular models and/or authors?

  Ardian Thaci
Business Consultant
 

Critique of Hofstede

Please have a look for McSweeny, he has 4 or 5 assumptions, since these dimensions from Hofstede came from a study made in IBM offices around the world and he disagrees with it.

  anthony
Entrepreneur, United Kingdom
 

Hofstede - Critique

Another source: "A Test of the Validity of Hofstede's Cultural Framework'. Blodgett, Bakir & Rose, Journal of Consumer Marketing, 25/6/2008.

  Ang Peggy
Manager, Malaysia
 

Critique of Hofstede

'Cultures and Organizations: Software for the Mind' by Geert H. Hofstede.

  Catherine M. Bing
CEO, United States
 

Validating Hofstede's Original Work

In Hofstede's recent new edition of culture and organizations there are references to over 200 more recent studies that validate his research. He also introduces a new dimension, indulgence versus restraint.

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