Gender-specific Effects at Work : An Empirical Study of Four Countries

  title={Gender-specific Effects at Work : An Empirical Study of Four Countries},
  author={Marjaana Gunkel and Edward J. Lusk and Birgitta Wolff and Fang Li},
Using a questionnaire based upon the work of Geert Hofstede, we examined the effects of gender on the following three work-related dimensions: the importance of work-related goals, the preference for performance rewards and the preference for management styles. The study was conducted for a multinational corporation headquartered in Germany with branches in China, Japan and the USA. Even though some inter-country differences in the importance of work-related matters are identified and intra… CONTINUE READING