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Adopting a mixed method required a precise exercise for selecting groups of respondents used for the quantitative and qualitative portion of the research. As established the questionnaire based on Hofstede’s cultural dimensions was administered to 273 undergraduates students inside a university in Southern Guangdong province of China. Subsequent factions were selected inside the same institution with a strict criterion regarding the age of the cluster, 100 employees composed of the personnel commissioned in multiple positions. To complete the collection supplemental candidates were selected inside Hallsmart Enterprise a Japan-China joint venture implicated in the fabrication and development of electrical appliances. The specific characteristics of the first group and the second group has been detailed in Appendix E with the particular information regarding their demographic and personal details relative to the study. Exploring the physiognomies of respondents concerning the questionnaire portion was indispensable for electing group of individuals corresponding to the description of the millennial born between 1980-2000 and their older peers. Another aspect was the relation with knowledge transfer since this was embroiling a certain degree of comprehension of knowledge and experience in the learning endeavour, undergraduate students were the more pertinent to the cognitive implication of the knowledge exchange process. For the sample composed from the older generation it was indispensable to privileged an age gap ample to avoid a dispersion of the generational factor for both clusters insuring a minimum of a decade in distance. A range supposed to be appropriate was defined for the extreme maturity of the millennials to be 24 yea... ... middle of paper ... ...ers. In the subsequent table there was the reproduction of the data combination for all the questions and the composition of calculation of the numbers proportional to each dimension. A strict obedience to the document provided by the Hofstede centre VSM Manual (Hofstede, 2013b) and collaboration with the people inside this institution was necessary to ensure the validity of the results and the process of compiling the data. The purpose of the VSM was to provide a comparison of the cultural dimensions between groups; this tool could not be used to paint a picture of only one sample and was compiled in opposition with a parallel selection. In the case for this study it was established to retain the Chinese integer as a whole with the millennials from our sample. Table of the results from the VSM 2013 questionnaire distributed to undergraduates and older generations:

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