What is the analysis of differences/similarities on cultural dimensions for cultural of people from El Salvador and United States?© BrainMass Inc. brainmass.com August 15, 2018, 6:08 pm ad1c9bdddf
First, I want to provide you with some basic information on Hofstede's Cultural Dimensions. Remember, you should not use any of my work below as your own. Plagiarism is a serious academic offense. Professors have sophisticated tools to determine if a work is plagiarized. My solution should only be used to understand your topic better.
The power distance dimension is the amount of power disparity that is acceptable in a society. For instance, low power distance cultures are comparatively equal. High power distance cultures have considerable distance between the individuals that have power and the rest of the population (Hofstede, 1993). Generally, low power distance cultures are more democratic and high power distance cultures are more autocratic in nature. Power distance is the perception of power by members of the society (Hofstede, 1993).
The next dimension is individualism which is in contrast with collectivistic cultures. Individualistic cultures, like the United States, are focused on individual achievement and independence. Members of an individualistic culture view themselves as an individual over a member of a group. Collectivistic cultures value the group and ...
This solution offers a brief discussion of Hofstede's cultural dimensions. Including in the discussion are some basic differences between the U.S. and El Salvador on Hofstede's cultural dimensions.