global human resource management five pages, double spaced using

 

Global human resource management

 

Five pages, double spaced

Using five sources

Compare China and the united states with five dimensions of culture

 

1.

The first dimension

Power/Distance (PD) This refers to the degree of inequality that exists and is accepted among people with and without power.  A high PD score indicates that society accepts an unequal distribution of power and that people understand their place in the system.  Low PD means that power is shared and well dispersed.  It also means that society members view themselves as equals. 

Application:  According to Hofstedes model, in a high PD country such as Malaysia (104), you would probably send reports only to top management and have closed-door meetings where only select powerful leaders were in attendance.

The second dimension

 

2.

Individualism (IDV) This refers to the strength of the ties people have to others within the community.  A high IDV score indicates loose connections.  In countries with a high IDV score there is a lack of interpersonal connection, and little sharing of responsibility beyond family and perhaps a few close friends.  A society with a low IDV score would have strong group cohesion, and there would be a large amount of loyalty and respect for members of the group.  The group itself is also larger and people take more responsibility for each others well being. 

Application:  Hofstedes analysis suggests that in the Central American countries of Panama and Guatemala where the IDV scores are very low (11 and 6, respectively), a marketing campaign that emphasized benefits to the community or that tied into a popular political movement would likely be understood and well received.

 

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The third dimension

Masculinity (MAS) This refers to how much a society sticks with, and values, traditional male and female roles.  High MAS scores are found in countries where men are expected to be tough, to be the provider, and to be assertive.  If women work outside the home, they tend to have separate professions from men.  Low MAS scores do not reverse the gender roles.  In a low MAS society, the roles are simply blurred.  You see women and men working together equally across many professions.  Men are allowed to be sensitive, and women can work hard for professional success.

Application:  Japan is highly masculine with a score of 95, whereas Sweden has the lowest measured value (5).   According to Hofstedes analysis, if you were to open an office in Japan, you might have greater success if you appointed a male employee to lead the team and had a strong male contingent on the team.  In Sweden, on the other hand, you would aim for a team that was balanced in terms of skill rather than gender.

 

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The fourth dimension

Uncertainty/Avoidance Index (UAI) This related to the degree of anxiety that society members feel when in uncertain or unknown situations.  High UAI-scoring nations try to avoid ambiguous situations whenever possible. They are governed by rules and order and they seek a collective truth.  Low UAI scores indicate that the society enjoys novel events and values differences.  There are very few rules, and people are encouraged to discover their own truth.

Application:  Hofstedes Cultural Dimensions imply that when discussing a project with people in Belgium, whose country scored a 94 on the UAI scale, you should investigate the various options and then present a limited number of choices, but have very detailed information available on your contingency and risk plans.  (Note that there will be cultural differences between French and Dutch speakers in Belgium).

 

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The fifth dimension

Long Term Orientation (LTO) This refers to how much society values long-standing as opposed to short-term traditions and values.  This is the fifth dimension that Hofstede added in the 1990s, after finding that Asian countries with a strong link to Confucian philosophy acted differently from Western cultures.  In countries with a high LTO score, delivering on social obligations and avoiding loss of face are considered very important.

Application:  According to Hofstedes analysis, people in the United States and United Kingdom have low LTO scores.  This suggests that you can pretty much expect anything in this culture in terms of creative expression and novel ideas.  The model implies that people in the U.S. and U.K. dont value tradition as much as many others, and are therefore likely to be willing to help you execute the most innovative plans as long as they get to participate fully.  (This may be surprising to people in the U.K., with its associations of tradition.)

 

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