Essays about: "hofstede"

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  1. 16. 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

  2. 17. The Heatex-Model - Multi-Cultural Business Process Development

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Teknisk logistik

    Author : Sebastian Persson; [2015]
    Keywords : Process; Business process management; Process mapping; Culture; Culture dimensions; Hofstede; Case-study; make-to-order manufacturing; Technology and Engineering;

    Abstract : Purpose: The purpose of this study is to develop a model for business process improvement that integrates national culture aspects to achieve sustainable performance improvement. Research questions: * How can national culture aspects be combined into a business process management model? * What is the difference between mapping methods? * How do they relate to each other and their intended scope? Research procedure: This project takes place from September 2014 to March 2015. READ MORE

  3. 18. The Effects of National Culture Values on Consumer Acceptance of E-commerce : The Swedish Case

    University essay from KTH/Industriell ekonomi och organisation (Inst.)

    Author : Arvid Wahlberg; [2015]
    Keywords : E-commerce; National Culture; E-commerce penetration; E-commerce acceptance; Sweden; TAM; Technology Acceptance Model; Hofstede’s dimensions of national culture; Trust; SEM; PLS-Graph;

    Abstract : A large amount of research has been conducted in order to seek explanations that clarify e-commerce acceptance throughout the world; however, there is a gap in the research as to how e-commerce acceptance is attributable to national culture. Two previous studies (Yoon, 2009), (Capece, et al. READ MORE

  4. 19. UNCERTAINTY AVOIDANCE AND ITS INFLUENCE ON ENTREPRENEURSHIP AMONG LITHUANIANS

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Företagsekonomiska institutionen

    Author : Aivaras Sostakas; [2015]
    Keywords : Key words: Cultural Dimensions; Culture; Uncertainty Avoidance; Entrepreneurship; Lithuania; Sweden; Belgium; Business and Economics;

    Abstract : Abstract The purpose of this thesis is to examine whether uncertainty avoidance or risk intolerance has influence on entrepreneurship among Lithuanians. This paper aims to looks into the cultural dimensions according to a Dutch researcher, Geert Hofstede who rated Lithuania an index score of 65, and a study by a Lithuanian professor Huettinger (2008) who rated Lithuania a score of 59, whereby 100 means an extremely risk intolerant score and 1 being extremely risk tolerant score. READ MORE

  5. 20. Innovation, sustainable leadership and consideration of future consequences: A cross-cultural perspective.

    University essay from Linnéuniversitetet/Institutionen för psykologi (PSY)

    Author : Afroditi-Maria Stavropoulou; [2015]
    Keywords : Culture; Hofstede; Innovation; Creativity; Leadership Sustainability; Sustainable leadership; Consideration of future consequences; Long-term perspective; Greece; Sweden;

    Abstract : The present study aimed to examine the relationship between national culture and organizational innovation, sustainable leadership (SL), and leaders’ consideration of future consequences (CFC), based on Hofstede’s cultural dimensions. An online survey was developed and sent out to employees of private organizations located in Greece and Sweden. READ MORE