Country Scores for Hofstede's Cultural Dimensions + Compare Countries


 
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Country Scores for Hofstede's Cultural Dimensions + Compare Countries
Siddhartha Bhattacharya, HR Consultant, India, Member
A very good way to understand the Framework & put it into perspective & practice is provided at the following webpage. It provides for a thorough insight into cultures and behaviour trends which may be generalized for that nation's population and is also helpful for anyone who is looking to relocate.
The country scores on the dimensions are relative - societies are compared to other societies. Without making a comparison, a country score is meaningless.
The acronyms in the charts mean:
PDI - Power distance
IDV - Individualism versus collectivism
MAS - Masculinity versus femininity
UAI - Uncertainty avoidance
LTO - Long-term versus short-term orientation
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PINAR MUTLU TURAN, Student (Other), Turkey, Member
Thank you for the information. It was very beneficial for me to use in my thesis.
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