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" It is defined as the extent to which the less powerful members of institutions and organizations within a country expect and accept that power is distributed unequally. "
Culture, Self-Identity, and Work - Page 104
by Miriam Erez, P. Christopher Earley - 1993 - 280 pages
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Innovation in Manufacturing Networks: Eighth IFIP International Conference ...

Américo Azevedo - Computers - 2008 - 364 pages
...this has, I believe, some implications for innovation, in the latu sensu." Power Distance (PDI) is "the extent to which the less powerful members of...accept that power is distributed unequally" (Hofstede, 2001, p. 98). In high PDI cultures, such as Portugal (House et al., 2004; Hofstede, 2001), employees...
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Bridging Japanese/North American Differences

William B. Gudykunst, Tsukasa Nishida - Language Arts & Disciplines - 1994 - 148 pages
...are as clearly understood as the rules that they exempt one from following" (p. 177). POWER DISTANCE Power distance is defined as "the extent to which...powerful members of institutions and organizations accept that power is distributed unequally" (Hofstede & Bond, 1984, p. 419). Individuals from high...
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The Cultural Shaping of Accounting

Ahmed Riahi-Belkaoui - Business & Economics - 1995 - 157 pages
...disclosure requirements of stock exchanges. Large versus small power distance is a dimension that represents the extent to which the less powerful members of institutions...expect and accept that power is distributed unequally. In large power distance societies, there is a tendency for people to accept a hierarchical order in...
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Africa's Management in the 1990s and Beyond: Reconciling Indigenous and ...

Mamadou Dia - Business & Economics - 1996 - 293 pages
...cultural dimensions and managerial leadership and employee incentives. • Power distance. This dimension is defined as the extent to which the less powerful...expect and accept that power is distributed unequally. In a country with a large power distance, the ideal boss is a benevolent parent, and subordinates expect...
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Greater China: Political Economy, Inward Investment, and Business Culture

Chris Rowley, Mark Lewis - History - 1996 - 133 pages
...in a preference for a consultative rather than autocratic style of leadership. PDI therefore can be defined as 'the extent to which the less powerful...and accept that power is distributed unequally'," The source of PDl differences in the workplace is. according to Hofstede. in earlier periods of socialization...
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Communication in Personal Relationships Across Cultures

William B. Gudykunst, Stella Ting-Toomey, Tsukasa Nishida - Language Arts & Disciplines - 1996 - 268 pages
...cultural level uncertainty avoidance, no research has linked the two levels systematically. Power Distance Power distance is defined as "the extent to which...powerful members of institutions and organizations accept that power is distributed unequally" (Hofstede & Bond, 1984, p. 419). Cultures vary from emphasizing...
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Semiotics of the Media: State of the Art, Projects, and Perspectives

Winfried Nöth - Language Arts & Disciplines - 1997 - 896 pages
...(1980). 3.1 Power distance Power distance is always seen from the point of view of the less powerful and is defined as "the extent to which the less powerful members of an organisation or institution accept and expect that power is distributed unequally" (Hofstede 1 989:...
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Modern/postmodern: Off the Beaten Path of Antimodernism

Eric Mark Kramer - Philosophy - 1997 - 222 pages
...unidimensional variables, like "race," is quite ethnocentric. For instance, "power distance" (which is "the extent to which the less powerful members of institutions and organizations accept that power is distributed unequally" [Hofstede and Bond, 1984: 419]) exists in both Chinese...
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The Psychology of Behaviour at Work: The Individual in the Organization

Adrian Furnham - Psychology - 1997 - 722 pages
...interventions in overseas organizational development. Hofstede's dimensions are as follows: • Power distance The extent to which the less powerful members of institutions and organizations accept that power is distributed unequally. • Masculinity/femininity A situation in which the dominant...
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Civic Discourse: Multiculturalism, Cultural Diversity, and Global Communication

K. S. Sitaram, Michael H. Prosser - Business & Economics - 1998 - 493 pages
...American pattern that it might be difficult for some Anglo-Americans to grasp fully. High power distance Power distance is defined as "the extent to which...accept that power is distributed unequally" (Hofstede, 1991, p. 28). Latin American and Hispanic cultures were found to be higher in power distance than mainstream...
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