Individualism–Collectivism in Hofstede and GLOBE

  title={Individualism–Collectivism in Hofstede and GLOBE},
  author={Paul Brewer and Sunil Venaik},
  journal={Journal of International Business Studies},
  • P. Brewer, S. Venaik
  • Published 2010
  • Economics, Sociology
  • Journal of International Business Studies
This paper examines the Individualism–Collectivism (I-C) dimension of national culture in the Hofstede and GLOBE models. We identify major contradictions between the two culture models, which result in contradictory relationships with external variables such as economic prosperity. We critically evaluate the content validity of the items used to measure this construct in both models. Based on our analysis, we suggest that Hofstede's Individualism–Collectivism index be relabelled as Self… Expand
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