Hofstede Cultural Framework Case Study

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“Using Hofstede’s Cultural Framework to Reveal Different Management and Business Practices between Countries”
Differences in management and business practices become more obvious as globalization increases (Carpenter, Taylor, & Erdogan, 2009). These differences can be revealed by using Geert Hoftstede’s six cultural dimensions. This essay will explain Hofstede’s cultural framework and how it reveals some differences in managerial styles and business practices between South Korea and the United Kingdom.
As globalization increases, an awareness of the differences in managerial styles between countries also increases (Carpenter, Taylor, & Erdogan, 2009). Melony Gallant (2013) wrote that “it’s always interesting to see how cultures compare and
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