Dimensions Do Not Exist: A Reply to Brendan McSweeney

@article{Hofstede2002DimensionsDN,
  title={Dimensions Do Not Exist: A Reply to Brendan McSweeney},
  author={Geert Hofstede},
  journal={Human Relations},
  year={2002},
  volume={55},
  pages={1355 - 1361}
}
  • G. Hofstede
  • Published 1 November 2002
  • Sociology
  • Human Relations
Cet article est une reponse a Brendan McSweeney qui, dans les colonnes du n°1, du volume 55 de la presente revue (janvier 2002) avait adresse une critique virulente a l'ouvrage de Geert Hofstede Culture's consequences: international differences in work-related values, paru en 1980. Une des principales critiques portait sur la validite des liens de causalite entre valeurs professionnelles et cultures nationales. En rappellant le caractere construit des variables etudiees, l'A. rappelle qu'il ne… Expand
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