Hofstede’s cultural dimensions theory is a framework for cross-cultural communication, developed by Geert Hofstede. It describes the effects of a society’s culture on the values of its members, and how these values relate to behavior, using a structure derived from factor analysis. After a decade of research and thousands of interviews is a model … More THE SIX DIMENSIONS!
High Context Close personal relationships: I believe having few friends whom you really trust to share our problems and personal issues because, it let me feel more comfortable. Low Context What I know is important: is to be myself because, it help me to know who I am and it help me find myself and … More High and Low context culture 2
Strong sense of insiders and outsiders – (H) Specific information exists – (L) Informal – (L) Team and family activities preferred – (H) Focus on results – (L) Transparency expected – (L) A lot of confidential information – (H) Rules and regulations are easily accessible – (L) Close personal relationships – (H) General information – … More HIGH or LOW Context Culture
Intern Host Country Comments Megan Ghana She was in the Honeymoon stage, she was excited and overjoyed to try everything new. Sasha Sweden In her first week, it was fun. After few weeks, she started to miss her home and missing how to react her cultural rules. Trish Scotland She had fun in the … More Culture Shock – People Experience
Bugs and Insects are popular snack foods in Thailand. Instead of seeing ice cream trucks on the streets, you will find wheel trolleys being pushed around the streets by vendors selling bugs and insects.