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Table of ContentsINTRODUCTION...........................................................................................................................1Main body..................................................................................................................................1CONCLUSION...............................................................................................................................3REFERENCE..................................................................................................................................4
INTRODUCTIONIn these study skills it covers the model of hofstede’s cultural dimension which define the society's culture and it also it has three dimension such as individualism and collectivism , the secondone is power distance and the third one in uncertainty. And in which low individualism is morepreferable in the organisation. And also organisation should avoid the uncertainty avoidance andin these report it is suggest to use power distance .Main bodyHofstede ' s cultural dimension theoryHofstede 's cultural dimension theory is developed by the Greert Hofstede. It describesthe effect of the society 's culture on the members. This theory is the quantifiable theory whichexplain differences between the cultures. It has three dimension such as – Power distance,individualism, uncertainty avoidance which is explained below -Individualism/Collectivism– This dimension of theory is focus on the relationship between theindividual and larger organisation. In individual the power is in hand of one person which meanslack of interpersonal connections and also have little sharing of responsibilities. If the societyhave high collectivism would have strong group cohesion and also have good coordinationbetween the members (Tekeş and et.al., 2018).Power distance– the second dimension is power distance in which higher degree of the index inwhich power is unequally pronounced and also people are rank in the society and also somepeople have power and other have does not have. In lower degree of power there is moredemocratic rules where superior listen to the ideas of the subordinate and take differentinnovating ideas so that there will be fewer chances conflict(Gunkel, Schlaegel, and Taras,2016).Uncertainty avoidance– the third dimension is uncertainty avoidance refers to the problemwhich society face when they are in uncertain and unknown situation. High degree shows moreguideline , laws and also there are rigid laws and regulation and also people are less comfortablein facing the uncertain event and taking the risk. Low degree score shows that people are morewilling to face the uncertain events (Tekeş and et.al., 2018).Agree from the model1
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