Essays about: "hofstede"

Showing result 16 - 20 of 112 essays containing the word hofstede.

  1. 16. Africa: Open for Business : Exploring the dynamic business culture of sub-Saharan Africa from the perspective of Swedish firms

    University essay from Linnéuniversitetet/Institutionen för marknadsföring (MF); Linnéuniversitetet/Institutionen för marknadsföring (MF)

    Author : Michaela Karlsson; Emma Meijer; [2016]
    Keywords : Globalization; culture; business culture; sub-Saharan Africa; Ubuntu; Swedish firms;

    Abstract : The purpose of the thesis is to investigate the business culture in sub-Saharan Africa byanalyzing how Swedish firms perceive and adapt to the business culture. This multiplecase study has been conducted with a qualitative method and deductive approach bycollecting primary data from five case firms that currently are active in the sub-Saharanregion. READ MORE

  2. 17. Global competitiveness, human capital, and Hofstede’s cultural dimensions: Does culture influence national competitiveness?

    University essay from Blekinge Tekniska Högskola/Institutionen för industriell ekonomi; Blekinge Tekniska Högskola/Institutionen för industriell ekonomi

    Author : Thanh Le; Luz Bruno Picasso Wejrot; [2016]
    Keywords : economic competitiveness; Hofstede; culture; world economic forum; human capital;

    Abstract : National economic competitiveness is a major concern to governments, firms, and individuals in an increasingly globalised world. Culture is known affect economic competitiveness, but there is little existing research that links Hofstede’s cultural dimensions with the Human Capital Indicators in the World Economic Forum’s Global Competitiveness Index. READ MORE

  3. 18. Russian Mentality : How Does It Influence Leadership Style?

    University essay from Linnéuniversitetet/Institutionen för organisation och entreprenörskap (OE)

    Author : Yuriy Bulanov; [2016]
    Keywords : Leadership; Mentality; Culture; Russian leadership; Russian mentality; Hofstede; Paternalism; Russia; Лидерство; Менталитет; Культура; Российское лидерство; Российский менталитет; Хофстеде; Патернализм; Россия;

    Abstract : Modern Russian society has a problem of lack of leadership potential, national labour market is oversupplied with managers, but suffers from deficit of authentic leaders. Recent economic studies and theories converge to the state that country’s leadership potential depends on the cultural and mental features, in particular. READ MORE

  4. 19. Does culture matter in online retail? : A quantitative study based on the online shopping behaviour of generation Y in relation to the cultural influences of Germans and Swedes

    University essay from Högskolan i Jönköping/IHH, Företagsekonomi

    Author : Dionne Boerwinkel; [2016]
    Keywords : E-commerce; culture;

    Abstract : Abstract Background: Due to technological developments (e.g. internet) and globalization, business management and the sales environment faced several changes in the last decades. Together with the convenience of the e-commerce and the free trade policy in the EU, businesses are evoked to enter foreign (online) markets (within the EU). READ MORE

  5. 20. Impact of National Culture Dimensions on Scrum Implementations

    University essay from Blekinge Tekniska Högskola/Institutionen för programvaruteknik

    Author : Chengqian Zhao; [2015]
    Keywords : Agile; Scrum Implementation; National Culture Dimension;

    Abstract : Context. Scrum is one of the most common used Agile method. It is based on empiricism. Scrum only provides a framework but the detailed implementations in practice are very different. READ MORE