Essays about: "hofstede"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 127 essays containing the word hofstede.

  1. 1. Cultural adaptation in cross-national business relationships: The Netherlands-Sweden

    University essay from Högskolan i Gävle/Företagsekonomi; Högskolan i Gävle/Företagsekonomi

    Author : Shakila Shamsudin; Inge Verbeek; [2019]
    Keywords : Culture; Time; Trust; Adaptation; Business Relationship;

    Abstract : Aim: The aim of this work is to study the role that culture plays in business relationships between the Netherlands and Sweden. Further, the effects of time and trust on the business relationships are also investigated. The investigation entails whether there are cultural differences between the two countries and how those differences are managed. READ MORE

  2. 2. How Does Culture Influence Experiences of Happiness and Well-being? : A Comparative Study of Chinese and Swedish Perceptions

    University essay from Högskolan i Jönköping/HLK, Globala studier; Högskolan i Jönköping/HLK, Globala studier

    Author : Monica Bartels; Eevi Salo; [2018]
    Keywords : capability approach; culture; globalization; happiness; Hofstede; subjective well-being; well-being;

    Abstract : The purpose of this study is to analyze if and how cultural values and expectations in society influence the experiences and perceptions of happiness and well-being. Applying a quantitative research methods approach, a survey based on previous research was conducted to compare and analyze experiences and perceptions between two contrasting cultures, China and Sweden, using Hofstede’s national culture dimensions as an analytical tool. READ MORE

  3. 3. The Influence of Chinese Culture in the Italian Business in China

    University essay from Stockholms universitet/Avdelningen för kinesiska

    Author : Claudia Ruvolo; [2018]
    Keywords : Chinese Business; International; Cultural Differences; Italian companies; China; Guanxi; Face; Mianzi; Strategy; 国际商务;文化差异;意大利公司;中国;关系;面子;战略;

    Abstract : In the author’s view culture plays an important role in the international business. Cultural issues represent the key factors for a successful cooperation and partnership among companies from different countries. READ MORE

  4. 4. What affects your shopping? : The impacts of values on Swedish tomato consumption

    University essay from Högskolan i Jönköping/HLK, Globala studier; Högskolan i Jönköping/HLK, Globala studier

    Author : Johan Johannesson; Clara van den Bos; [2018]
    Keywords : Tomatoes; values; sustainable consumption; Hofstede; Trompenaars; consumers; Swedish; Sweden;

    Abstract : The purpose of this quantitative study was to examine what values influence Swedish consumers when purchasing tomatoes. Previous research show that there are many factors and attributes that consumers choose from. READ MORE

  5. 5. Management of a Cross Cultural Workforce : Case Study at Luleå Tekniska Universitet

    University essay from Luleå tekniska universitet/Institutionen för ekonomi, teknik och samhälle; Luleå tekniska universitet/Institutionen för ekonomi, teknik och samhälle

    Author : Nadine Hienz; Lukas Engelhart; [2018]
    Keywords : Culture; diverse workforce; cultural diversity; Hofstede; Inglehart; McGregor; cultural dimensions; cross cultural management; management;

    Abstract : Nowadays, organizations have to deal more and more with cultural diversity concerning their workforce due to globalization. The challenge for these organizations is to manage the cross cultural workforce in an effective way. Therefore, they have to have skills and the necessary knowledge in order to conduct cross cultural management. READ MORE