Organizational Behavior

Organizational Behavior studies the employee activities within an organization and explains their impact on the organization. Check out our articles on all the aspects of Organizational Behavior.

Hofstede’s Cultural Dimensions Theory

Hofstede’s Cultural Dimensions Theory

Hofstede’s cultural dimensions theory describes the effects of a society’s culture on the values of its members, and how these values relate to behavior, using a structure derived from factor analysis. 6 dimensions of Hofstede’s cultural dimensions theory; (1) Power Distance Index (PDI), (2) Individualism vs. Collectivism (IDV), (3) Uncertainty Avoidance Index (UAI), (4) Masculinity vs. Femininity (MAS), (5) Long-term Orientation vs. Short-term Orientation (LTO), and (6) Indulgence vs. Restraint (IND).