Leading Successfully Across Cultures · Cross-Cultural Communication · Global . This dimension deals with the fact that all individuals in societies are not equal Saudi Arabia scores high on this dimension (score of 95) which means that by utilising our effective and proven framework based on Geert Hofstede’s work. Transcript of Las 5 Dimensiones culturales de Geert Hofstede. 1. Distancia al Poder 2. Individualismo – Colectivismo 3. Masculinidad –. Dimensiones Culturales, Geert Hofstede. No description. by. Eliott Machat. on 19 January Comments (0). Please log in to add your comment.

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The top three destinations for school excursions are Korea, China, and Australia, in that order. The Yes-No factors taken into account as discussed above are labeled as follows: Japanese tourists planned their trips the most rigidly; conversely, Italian tourists took loose and unplanned trips the most compared to other tourist groups.

Hierarchy in an organization is seen as reflecting inherent inequalities, centralization is popular, subordinates expect to be told what to do and the ideal boss is a benevolent autocrat Individualism The fundamental issue addressed by this dimension is the degree of interdependence a society maintains among hotstede members.

For the Australian sample only, the relationship between culture and socio-cultural risk was significant. The Confucian Dynamism, which includes values relating to face, status, tradition, etc.

While the information search and acquisition processes continue through the During-Travel stage, a substantial proportion of information search and acquisition activity takes place prior to travel. The fundamental issue here is what motivates people, wanting diimensiones be the best Masculine or liking what you do Feminine.

Several relationships between the above variables were hypothesized. This sub-section includes five tourist behavior domains, four of which capture the risk-reducing behaviors related to the during-travel stage. Join the Hofstede Insights Network A highly selective worldwide network of culture and management consultants with extensive professional experience and knowledge on how to implement culturally geeert management practices.


The SIF included six items dealing with interaction, socialization, and congregation, focus on people versus artifacts, food preference, and trip length. Multicultural Strategies in Tourism. Journal of Photo-Geographers, 11 1 These 13 values were a subset of the 40 item list developed in the Bond and Chinese Cultural Connection study, and they were selected based on a pretest that identified the values relevant to the tourism context.

A low score Feminine on the dimension means that the dominant values in society are caring for others and quality of life. Their database was comprised of exit surveys at Singapore airport and included non-business travelers.

March describes the collectivity of Japanese society in no uncertain terms, when states that from early age the Japanese individual is obliged to adopt culturally prescribed behavioral patterns for particular social situations, either at school, in the workplace, or within relationships. In addition, they place a higher degree of importance on leisure time, act as they please and spend money as they wish.

The findings of these authors indicate that the respondents from masculine cultures negatively evaluated the airline ticket prices and overall service quality.

A situation in which people are supposed to look after themselves and their immediate family only Individualism. Journal of Travel Research, 45 February Hofstede and Bond discuss the basic anthropological and societal issues to which the above four dimensions relate. The social interaction factor showed the largest percentage of differences 29 out of 36, or There were no differences in the four tourist groups on this factor.

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The bofstede perceptions were measured for certain selected regions and situations. The “school excursions” shugakuryoku refers to the organized travel activity undertaken by high school juniors and seniors. The authors bring in the concept of “Tourist Culture” Jafari, in addition to the “National Culture” to explain their findings in this study. In addition to their independent influences on travel behaviors, these two values associated with RTD and COD also have an interactive effect.


The individuals also vary in terms of their need for planning and prior arrangements.

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There exits a multitude of sources from which the information can be acquired such as travel agents, internet, relatives and friends etc. Uncertainty Avoidance The dimension Uncertainty Avoidance has to do with the way that a society deals with the fact that the future can never be known: The five cultural value dimensions identified by Hofstede, namely, individualism versus collectivism, grert distance, masculinity versus femininity, uncertainty avoidance, and Confucian dynamism long versus short term orientation have been widely acknowledged as the most significant approach to the study of cross-cultural differences in human behavior.

Therefore, this factor was not found relevant for behavior of tourists on group tour packages. The 23 items included in the research survey were developed based on review of previous literature as well as in-depth interviews with five Korean tour guides specializing in Australian market and 10 Korean tourists with prior experience of package tourism in Australia.

Cross-cultural strategies for successful business with the Chinese Negotiate Like a Local: Money and Crotts used data set for the years and their study included native German and Japanese discretionary travelers. Taking into consideration the relative importance of the ratings of different cultural values, the authors conclude that Social Integration values, such as courtesy, prudence, and trustworthiness, exert an important influence on the behavior of tourists on group package tours, whereas Personal Well-Being values such as being conservative dimensioones protecting face are not as important.

The third study reported here is by Kim and McKercher