Language’s Consequences: a Test of Linguistic-based Measures of Culture Using Hofstede’s Dimensions

Abstract

Culture is traditionally measured in international management research using indices of cultural values. We develop a new linguistic-based measure of cultural similarity which is more representative and more widely available than values surveys, and use a structural equation model to show how it is related to three of Hofstede’s four cultural dimensions. 

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@inproceedings{West1998LanguagesCA, title={Language’s Consequences: a Test of Linguistic-based Measures of Culture Using Hofstede’s Dimensions}, author={Joel West and John L. Graham}, year={1998} }