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Cultural Frameworks

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Abstract

In synthesizing existing cultural models and frameworks, Henson identifies several cultural orientations particularly relevant to the workplace: formality, authoritarianism, structure, time orientation, assertiveness, individualism, directness, and expressiveness. He explains each of these orientations; how they influence the organizational basics of structure, rewards, and processes; and offers recommendations for global leaders on how to adapt their behaviors and styles in different cultures without abandoning their core values and beliefs. At the same time, he explains how global leaders can avoid stereotyping while taking into account cultural differences when working with global colleagues and business partners.

Keywords

Cultural Orientation Uncertainty Avoidance Individualistic Culture Global Leader Workplace Culture 
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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Rutgers Business SchoolNewarkUSA

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