Characteristics Of Individualism And Inventive Culture In The Workplace

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Characteristics of Power Distance Low Power Distance Culture High Power Distance Culture Employees are less afraid of their managers to disagree with them Employees fear managers to disagree with them Subordinates do not like close supervision Subordinates take close supervision positively Superiors also participate in all kind of work Superiors are limited to direction and managerial work Uncertainty Avoidance Uncertainty Avoidance is the extent to which individuals in a society feel endangered by situations that is amorphous, indistinct or erratic. Due to degree of difference in the norms and behaviour or the courteous codes of conduct in a given culture, individuals may face vagueness in organisations when given a different culture and…show more content…
It assumes that individuals from extremely masculine cultures may be less likely influenced by organisational codes of ethics than those from extremely feminine cultures. This is explained in Table 3.2.4: Table…show more content…
Characteristics of Masculine/Feminine Cultures Masculine Culture Feminine Culture Men and Women have greater value differences in the same job Men and Women have smaller value differences in the same job Recognition &Wealth defines achievement in the society Achievement is defined in terms of human contacts & living environment Employees prefer more salary to shorter working hours Shorter working hours over more salary is preferred Stronger achievement motivation Weaker achievement

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