Geert Hofstede: The Five Importance Of Organizational Behavior

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Organizational Behavior
Currently, maintenance of interpersonal skills in organizations helps to attract and retain a high-performing workforce. Regardless of the prevailing market and labor conditions, any employer is always in need of high-performing employees. Strategic leadership through consideration of both personal and cultural factors reduces work stress as well as rates of employee turnover. It also results in the formation of a socialization program that teaches organizational cultures at the orientation phases. Organizational behavior is consciously coordinated in a social unit, existing between employees and employers, functioning relatively continuous to common sets of goals.
Building Coalition
Leaders should accomplish the objective
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According to the power index, Malaysia is ranked at the top followed by Philippines, Venezuela, and Arab countries. According to individualism versus collectivism, the United States is ranked in the first position followed by Australia and the Great Britain. Conferring to masculinity versus femininity, Japan is leading followed by Australia and Venezuela. Greece is leading based on uncertainty avoidance followed by Portugal and Guatemala. Lastly, the results for long- versus short-term orientations are subjective with Hong Kong at the top followed by Japan. The cultural values of Ukraine are similar to those of Austria: power distance (11) and individualism versus collectivism (55). The masculinity versus femininity index is 61, the long-term versus short-term orientations index is 31 while the uncertainty avoidance index is 70.
In general, there are several conflicts arising from job description based on the masculinity versus femininity index. Hofstede defines masculinity as the degree in which cultures favor male roles such as power, achievement, and control. From the results in the table, this index shows the highest rate of deviation since many cultures have different jobs for men and women. In most societies, men dominate the job field. In contrast, a
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Independence refers to the ability of employees to assume responsibility without consultations. Creativity refers to employees’ capacity to contribute resourceful ideas to improve performance in an organization. The socialization model comprises three major steps: pre-arrival, encounter, and metamorphosis. Firstly, the pre-arrival stage assumes that each at the selection phase has a set of attitudes, expectations, values, and creative ideas. As such, each recruit is exposed to a socialization learning process before the ultimate selection. Secondly, the encounter stage is a step in socialization where an employee confronts an organization’s culture based on reality. Independence among employees results in new social groups. Finally, the metamorphosis stage involves working out all the probable problems experienced in the encounter stage. A successful metamorphosis recognizes the personality of each employee to promote independence and
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