Cultures and Organizations: Software of the Mind, Third Edition
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The revolutionary study of how the place where wegrew up shapes the way we think, feel, and act--with new dimensions and perspectives

Based on research conducted in more than seventy countries over a forty-year span,Cultures and Organizations examines what drives people apart-when cooperationis so clearly in everyone's interest. With major new contributions from MichaelMinkov's analysis of data from the World Values Survey, as well as an account ofthe evolution of cultures by Gert Jan Hofstede, this revised and expanded edition:

Reveals the "moral circles" from which national societiesare built and the unexamined rules by which people think,feel, and actExplores how national cultures differ in the areas of inequality,assertiveness versus modesty, and tolerance for ambiguityExplains how organizational cultures differ from nationalcultures-and how they can be managedAnalyzes stereotyping, differences in language, cultural rootsof the 2008 economic crisis, and other intercultural dynamics
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Product details

  • Paperback | 576 pages
  • 152 x 226 x 38mm | 739.99g
  • MCGRAW-HILL Professional
  • New York, NY, United States
  • English
  • Revised
  • 3rd edition
  • w. figs.
  • 0071664181
  • 9780071664189
  • 15,295

Table of contents

Introduction: The Rules of the Social Game; Part I: Dimensions of National Cultures; Chapter 1. More Equal Than Others;Chapter 2. I, We and They;Chapter 3. He, She and (S)he; Chapter 4. What Is Different Is Dangerous; Chapter 5. Yesterday, Now or Later?; Part II: Cultures in Organizations; Chapter 6. Pyramids, Machines, Markets and Families; Chapter 7. The Elephant and the Stork; Part III: Implications; Chapter 8. Intercultural Encounters; Chapter 9. Surviving in a Multicultural World; Endnotes; Glossary; Bibliography; Name Index; Subject Index
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About Michael Minkov

Geert Hofstede, Ph.D., is professor emeritus of Organizational Anthropology and
International Management at the University of Maastricht, the Netherlands.



Gert Van Hofstede, Ph.D., is a biologist and professor of Information Systems at Wageningen
University, the Netherlands, and the son of Geert Hofstede.



Michael Minkov, Ph.D., is a lecturer at the International University College and at the University of Sofia
"St. Kliment Ohridski," Sofia, Bulgaria.
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