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Give an example for a country with task based and relationship-based trusting

task-based:

  1. us
  2. netherlands
  3. denmark
  4. australia
  5. germany
  6. finland

relationship-based

  1. saudi arabia
  2. india
  3. nigeria
  4. china

 

task-based= trust is built through business-related activities. work relationships are built and dropped easily, based on the practicality of the situation. you do good work consistently, you are reliable, I enjoy working with you, I trust you

 

relationship based= trust is built through sharing meals, evening drinks, and visits ar the coffee machine. work relationships build up slowly over the long term. I've seen who you are at a deep level, I've shared personal time with you, I know others well who trust you, I trust you.

 

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Give an example for a country with confrontational and with avoids confrontation disagreeing

confrontational

  1. israel
  2. france
  3. germany
  4. russia
  5. netherlands

avoids confrontation

  1. japan
  2. indonesia
  3. thailand
  4. ghana

 

confrontational = disagreement and debate are positive for the team or organization. open confrontation is appropriate and will not negatively impact the relationship.

avoids confrontation= disagreement and debate are negative for the team or organization. open confrontation is inappropriate and will break group harmony or negatively impact the relationship. 

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Give an example for a country with linear-time and with flexible-time scheduling

linear-time

  1. switzerland
  2. germany
  3. japan
  4. sweden
  5. netherlands
  6. denmakr
  7. us

flexible-time

  1. saudi arabia
  2. nigeria
  3. kenya
  4. india

 

linear-time = project steps are approached in a sequential fashion, completing one task before beginning the next. one thing at a time. no interruptions. the focus is on the deadline and sticking to the schedule. emphasis is on promptness and good organization over flexibility.

flexible-time = project steps are approached in a fluid manner, changing tasks as opportunities arise. many things are dealt with at once and interruptions accepted. the focus is on adaptability and flexibility is valued over organization. 

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What are the cultural patterns discovered by Edward Hall?

- proxemics

high context versus low context

- monochronic versus polychronic

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What are the cultural patterns discovered by Geert Hofstede?

  • individualism vs collectivism
  • masculinity vs feminity
  • power distance (high vs low)
  • uncertainty avoidance (high vs low)
  • long-term vs short-term orientation
  • indulgence vs self-restraint
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Give an example for countries with high to low individualism vs collectivism

High individualism

  • US
  • Netherlands
  • Germany
  • France

 

moderate individualism

  • japan
  • russia

low individualism /high collectivism

  • india
  • hong kong
  • indonesia
  • west africa
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What are the cultural patterns discovered by Erin Meyer?

  1. communicating (high-context vs. low context)
  2. evaluating (direct vs. indirect feedback)
  3. persuading (principles-first vs. applications-first)
  4. leading(egalitarian vs. hierarchical -> power distance)
  5. deciding(consensual vs. top-dow -> power distance)
  6. trusting(task-based vs. relationship-based -> individualism vs collectivism)
  7. disagreeing(confrontational vs confrontation avoidance)
  8. scheduling(linear vs flexible -> monochronic vs. polychronic)