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    Hofstede's Power Distance Dimension

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    Discuss, contrast and compare Hofstede's Power Distance Dimension.

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    The power distance dimension of Hofstede is the extent to which the less powerful members of the organizations and institutions such as the family accept and expect that power is distributed unequally. This dimension confronts the fact that all members of the societies are not equal. This is the attitude of the culture towards these inequalities amongst the members of the organization. The extent to which the society's inequality is perceived and accepted by followers and leaders is expressed in this dimension. For example, the United States scores 40 on this dimension, which is low. This means that the American values of freedom and justice for all are ingrained in its people. Power distance is low in countries such as Austria 11, Israel 13, and ...

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