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Hofstede's Power Distance: Definition & Examples

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Which of the following is Geert Hofstede's field of study?

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1. Which one of the following is the best explanation of power distance?

2. Which one of the following is not one of the five cultural dimensions identified by Hofstede?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

The quiz will test you on the history of Hofstede's Power Distance. Question topics include the developer's background and the importance of the power distance theory. Other questions will test you on definitions related to the concept.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

The quiz will test you on the following definitions, people, and concepts:

  • Hofstede's field of study
  • Power distance
  • Cultural dimensions
  • Low power distance cultures

Skills Practiced

The quiz will help you with the following skills:

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related Hofstede's Power Distance lesson
  • Critical thinking - apply information about Hofstede's Power Distance concept to examine international business relationships in a different light
  • Distinguishing differences - be sure to understand the significance and difference between low power distance and high power distance

Additional Learning

Complete the quiz and head over to the corresponding lesson. This partner lesson will help you explore the nuances of the subject. The lesson will cover the following objectives:

  • Review the definition of power distance
  • Explore the circumstances of the theory's production
  • Explain paternalistic power structures
  • Characterize low power distance and high power distance cultures
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