Hofstede’s Dimensions of Cultural Values Individualism US, Netherlands, France Low Power Distance US, Germany Low Uncertainty Avoid. US, Netherlands Masculinity US, Japan Short Term Orientation US, West Africa Collectivism China, West Africa High Power Distance Russia, China High Uncertainty Avoid. Japan, France Femininity Netherlands, France Long Term Orientation China, Japan
Ends of the Spectrum Conscientiousness Agreeableness Neuroticism Openness Extraversion
Hiring Employees As a manager, what personality characteristics would you look for? PetMeds Pharmacist Wal-Mart Greeter Your dream job (or at least a cool job)
Slide 9-14 Relationship Between Personality and Culture Strong vs. Weak situations: The principle of situational strength »“Strong situations” have clear behavioral expectations; “weak situations” lack those cues. –Personality is a stronger driver of behavior in weak situations. The principle of trait activation »Some situations give cues that trigger expressions of certain traits.
Slide 10-15 Types and Facets of Cognitive Ability
Trait Adjectives Associated with the Big Five Figure 8-1 8-16