The GLOBE debate: Back to relevance

  title={The GLOBE debate: Back to relevance},
  author={Gert Jan Hofstede},
  journal={Journal of International Business Studies},
  • G. Hofstede
  • Published 1 October 2010
  • Economics
  • Journal of International Business Studies
This is a critical summary review of the debate about the Global Leadership and Organizational Behavior Effectiveness (GLOBE) study in JIBS and other journals between November 2006 and the present issue. Several contributors did not realize that GLOBE used three essential constructs taken from my publications in a sense entirely different from mine: values, practices, and organizational culture. Not recognizing the ensuing confusion, they had no answer for the question in my 2006 review: what… Expand
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