Examples of Hofstede Five Dimensions

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brenton smith
Business Consultant, Saint Vincent and the Grenadines
Can you please provide some examples of comparison between Toyota and General Motors or any two similar companies in relation to Hofstede's five dimensions of culture? Thanks (...) Read more? Sign up for free

  PINAR MUTLU TURAN
Student (Other), Turkey
 

Examples of Hofstede Five Dimensions

Toyota is Japanese, General Motors is American origin company. According to Hofstede we can take Toyota in the more collectivist side of organizational culture whereas General Motors is more on the individualistic side. In Toyota being a team is more important. However, in General Motors it is more important what individuals contribute to the organization.

  brenton smith
Business Consultant, Saint Vincent and the Grenadines
 

Examples of Toyota and General Motors in Relation to Hofstede

Thank you so much for this information. It is really helpful. How do Toyota and General Motors compare in Hofstede's other four dimensions namely:
1. Uncertainty avoidance
2. Power distance index
3. Masculinity versus feminity
4. Longterm orientation.

  Catherine M. Bing
CEO, United States
 

Hofstede Dimensions Re: Toyota and GM

See below country averages. Note that these are no (...)

  Ang Peggy
Manager, Malaysia
 

Cultural Dimensions

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