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Geert Hofstede
Maastricht University
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#1Richard H. FrankeH-Index: 3
#2Geert HofstedeH-Index: 62
Last.Michael Harris BondH-Index: 64
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#1Michael Minkov (International University, Cambodia)H-Index: 19
#2Geert Hofstede (UM: Maastricht University)H-Index: 62
The World Values Survey allows a comparison of the relative contribution of nations versus global religions on the cultural values of nations and in-country religious groups. We analyzed the answers to 16 questions from 2005–2008 about personal values and values for children at the level of 121 in-country religious groups from 56 nations. We found that the national influence is much stronger than the influence of global religions. This results in nationally homogeneous and statistically distingu...
#1Michael Minkov (International University, Cambodia)H-Index: 19
#2Geert Hofstede (UM: Maastricht University)H-Index: 62
Despite the great interest in Hofstede’s dimensions of national culture, some of them have not been replicated with nationally representative samples. In this study, we use 2010 European Social Survey data for 25 European countries and Israel and obtain a close replication of Hofstede’s uncertainty avoidance (r = 0.81, p < 0.001, n = 17) with strong face validity, internal reliability, and similar predictive properties to those of the original measure. The replication and our analysis elucidate ...
#1Michael Minkov (International University, Cambodia)H-Index: 19
#2Geert Hofstede (UM: Maastricht University)H-Index: 62
The use of nations as units of analysis in cross-cultural studies is a controversial approach as nations may not be culturally homogeneous. However, a recent study by Minkov and Hofstede found that African, Asian, Latin American, and Anglo in-country regions tended to form homogeneous and distinct national clusters on World Values Survey (WVS) items. We extend this research to European regions, as well as randomly formed nationally homogeneous groups of European respondents, using value measures...
#1Michael Minkov (International University, Cambodia)H-Index: 19
#2Vesselin Ivanov Blagoev (International University, Cambodia)H-Index: 5
Last.Geert Hofstede (UM: Maastricht University)H-Index: 62
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Cultural phenomena are usually viewed as possessing some temporal stability. Measured properly, the dimensions that they yield have convincing predictive properties and create clear geographic or economic clusters of countries. Using these criteria, we assess the nature of 10 World Values Survey items that address societal norms. We find that they form two factors at the ecological level. Only one of these (personal-sexual) is unambiguously a cultural dimension, associated with previous measures...
#1Michael Minkov (International University, Cambodia)H-Index: 19
#2Geert Hofstede (UM: Maastricht University)H-Index: 62
Although many cross-cultural studies have used nations as the units of analysis, the concept of national culture has been challenged on various grounds. One objection is that there may be significant cultural diversity within some countries and similarities across national borders, compromising the concept of national culture. This objection has little empirical support. We used latest World Values Survey data and found that 299 in-country regions from 28 countries in East and Southeast Asia, su...
#1Michael Minkov (International University, Cambodia)H-Index: 19
#2Geert Hofstede (UM: Maastricht University)H-Index: 62
Based on research with Bond’s Chinese Values Survey (CVS) across 23 countries, Hofstede added a fifth dimension, Long- versus Short-Term Orientation (LTO), to his earlier four IBM-based dimensions of national cultures. The authors attempted to replicate this dimension by analyzing World Values Survey (WVS) items that seemed to capture the concept of LTO. Their factor analysis of 10 such items across 38 countries resulted in two factors. One was strongly correlated with the original LTO, whereas ...
Most aspects of consumer behavior are culture-bound. This article reviews the cultural relationships with the self, personality, and attitude, which are the basis of consumer behavior models and branding and advertising strategies. The Hofstede model is used to explain variance. Other consumer behavior aspects reviewed are motivation and emotions, cognitive processes such as abstract versus concrete thinking, categorization and information processing, as well as consumer behavior domains such as...
#1Michael Minkov (International University, Cambodia)H-Index: 19
#2Geert Hofstede (UM: Maastricht University)H-Index: 62
Purpose – The purpose of the paper is to provide a mature reflection upon the work of Hofstede by tracking various subtleties in the evolution of his thought and dispelling prevalent misconceptions.Design/methodology/approach – The goal of the paper is achieved by analyzing Hofstede's output from 1970 to the present day in parallel with contemporary research and criticism.Findings – The paper arrives at the conclusion that the recent expansion and update of Hofstede's doctrine is indebted to the...
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