Geert Hofstede Famous Quotes & Sayings

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8 Geert Hofstede Famous Sayings, Quotes and Quotation.

Geert Hofstede Sayings: In most collectivist cultures, direct confrontation of another person is considered rude and undesirable. The In most collectivist cultures, direct confrontation of another person is considered rude and undesirable. The word no is seldom used, because saying "no" is a confrontation; "you may be right" and "we will think about it" are examples of polite ways of turning down a request. In the same vein, the word yes should not necessarily be inferred as an approval, since it is used to maintain the line of communication: "yes, I heard you" is the meaning it has in Japan.
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Geert Hofstede Sayings: Culture is more often a source of conflict than of synergy. Cultural differences are a Culture is more often a source of conflict than of synergy. Cultural differences are a nuisance at best and often a disaster.
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Geert Hofstede Sayings: In the unique case of a country's geographic position, it is difficult to consider this In the unique case of a country's geographic position, it is difficult to consider this factor as anything other than a cause, unless we assume that in prehistoric times peoples migrated to climates that fit their concepts of power distance, which is rather far-fetched.
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Geert Hofstede Sayings: We are; therefore, we evolve. We are; therefore, we evolve.
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Geert Hofstede Sayings: Culture is the collective programming of the mind which distinguishes the members of one group Culture is the collective programming of the mind which distinguishes the members of one group from another.
Geert Hofstede Sayings: People going from Southern Italy to the North say that they feel cold not only People going from Southern Italy to the North say that they feel cold not only for the different climate, but for the less "warm" approach in relationships.
Geert Hofstede Sayings: The way in which a group of people solves problems. The way in which a group of people solves problems.
Geert Hofstede Sayings: Which animal the ruler should impersonate depends strongly on what animals the followers are. Which animal the ruler should impersonate depends strongly on what animals the followers are.