Individuals With Dominant Subjective-Autonomous Self

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Moreover, Bae and Lawler claimed (2000) that the more collectivistic the culture, the more likely are the workers to accept team-based work arrangements. In overall, it might be helpful in achieving set goals (Bechtoldt et al., 2012), but if culture is also hierarchical, as Korean culture is, then there is a possibility that empowerment aspects, which may naturally occur, will not be so easily accepted either by the managers, who fear losing their position or subordinates, who are afraid that this empowering may damage the harmonious working environment and threaten the position of their manager (losing face aspect). Besides, workers tend to be more fatalistic in this type of culture and thus less prone to have the sense of self-efficiency…show more content…

Despite this, it is not possible to define how much the autonomous and subjective selfes influence the work environment. One of the reasons is that the study is rather recent and its results need more testing to prove their validity. Besides, the sample included only university students with authors assuming that it might have influenced the outcome of the research. Furthermore, this individualistic attributes might be linked to the fact, that through increased globalization people tend to change their cultural attributes, thus collectivistic cultures may become more individualistic (Han et al., 2016).

Quantity of Life vs. Quality of Life
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It can be observed on chaebols (Korean conglomerates), when in many cases there was a visionary leader (founding father), who followed his dreams. Of course, his dreams were supported, including financial aid, by the government. The best example is Hyundai and its shipbuilding industry. Originally, the company did not have any experience in shipbuilding, but grew into one of the biggest shipbuilders in the world (Kim, 1992, Dorfman et al. 1997, Cho, 2017). On personal level, in agreement with Hofstede's 6D model LTO demonstrates focusing on education, which is seen as a method to perform better economically and improving social standing. In Korean it is called jasusungga (자수성가), literally meaning making one’s own

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