Geert Hofstede Et Al's Set of National Cultural Dimensions: Popularity and Criticisms

Dimitrov, K., (2014) Geert Hofstede et al’s Set of National Cultural Dimensions - Popularity and Criticisms, Economic Alternatives journal

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Kiril Dimitrov

University of National and World Economy

Date Written: December 17, 2014

Abstract

This article outlines different stages in development of the national culture model, created by Geert Hofstede and his affiliates. This paper reveals and synthesizes the contemporary review of the application spheres of this framework. Numerous applications of the dimensions set are used as a source of identifying significant critiques, concerning different aspects in model’s operation. These critiques are classified and their underlying reasons are also outlined by means of a fishbone diagram.

Keywords: Cultural Differences, National Culture, Business Culture, Geert Hofstede

JEL Classification: M14, Z1

Suggested Citation

Dimitrov, Kiril, Geert Hofstede Et Al's Set of National Cultural Dimensions: Popularity and Criticisms (December 17, 2014). Dimitrov, K., (2014) Geert Hofstede et al’s Set of National Cultural Dimensions - Popularity and Criticisms, Economic Alternatives journal. Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=3215196

Kiril Dimitrov (Contact Author)

University of National and World Economy ( email )

Studentsky Grad
Sofia, 1700
Bulgaria

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