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Dimensions’ of Culture

England and Scotland - Does ‘British’ culture exist?England and Scotland - Does ‘British’ culture exist?

Quantitative approaches, survey methodology. The influence of Hofstede and Trompenaars.

Tasks

  • Read the McSweeney paper below
  • Look through the slides
  • Prepare reflection paper 2

On reading McSweeney, what do you consider to be the most significant flaw in Hofstede’s approach? If you think there are no significant flaws, tell us why.

This week you should prepare and submit the following:

Reflection Paper: 2

National cultures don’t exist. Discuss. Hint: How might you argue against this statement? Why might you want to? Does it matter if they exist or not? Try to write at least 400 words.

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Deadline:
Friday 27 Oct 23:55JST

Slides

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Reading

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