Essays about: "uncertainty avoidance"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 51 essays containing the words uncertainty avoidance.

  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. THE EFFECT OF BOARD SIZE ON FIRM PERFORMANCE AND HOW THIS RELATIONSHIP IS INFLUENCED BY UNCERTAINTY AVOIDANCE

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Företagsekonomiska institutionen

    Author : Rens Weerink; [2019]
    Keywords : board size; firm performance; uncertainty avoidance; corporate governance;

    Abstract : This study investigates the effect of board size on firm performance measured through return on assets. Furthermore, this study investigates how this relationship is influenced by uncertainty avoidance. An unbalanced global sample of more than 9,000 observations divided over 23 countries for the time period 2006 – 2016 is used to examine this. READ MORE

  3. 3. 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

  4. 4. Culture Matters : Analysis of Culture in Sweden and Finland and Its Influence on Innovation and Job Performance

    University essay from Karlstads universitet

    Author : Neshe Tuna; [2018]
    Keywords : culture; Hofstede; innovation; job performance; cultural dimensions; R D; kultur; Hofstede; innovation; job prestation; kulturella dimensioner; R D;

    Abstract : The present paper aimed to study the culture in Sweden and Finland, by analyzing two research centers of one multinational organization in each location. Hofstede’s cultural framework was used as a benchmark for the research. Further, the study investigated the significant impact that culture has on innovation and job performance. READ MORE

  5. 5. Cultural Influence in Advertising : A Comparative Analysis of IKEA’s Video Advertising in Sweden and Japan

    University essay from Högskolan i Jönköping/HLK, Medie- och kommunikationsvetenskap

    Author : Annika Reitz; [2018]
    Keywords : Culture; Cross-cultural Research; Advertising; Marketing; Standardization; Adaptation; Hofstede;

    Abstract : International marketing activities have a great impact on the prosperity and competitiveness of multinational companies (Akgün, Keskin, & Ayar, 2014). That is why the design of marketing activities is especially important. Researchers claim for cultural sensitivity. READ MORE