Culture's Consequences: International Differences in Work-Related Values.

@inproceedings{Portwood1980CulturesCI,
  title={Culture's Consequences: International Differences in Work-Related Values.},
  author={James D. Portwood and Geert Hofstede},
  year={1980}
}
Culture influences both individual behavior and how businesses operate. Those working in both the business and policy arenas must understand other cultures and avoid ethnocentrism. Culture is defined as the "collective programming of the mind"; in the modern context it exists within national borders. Using data from surveys of employees in 40 countries at the HERMES Corporation in 1968 and 1972, four categories of cultural difference become clear and useful: power distance; uncertainty… CONTINUE READING