Long-Term Orientation vs. Short-Term Orientation: Hofstede's Definition & Concept


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Which one of the following developed the concept of the cultural dimension of long-term orientation?

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1. How many cultural dimensions did Hofstede develop?

2. Which one of the following is not a characteristic of the long-term orientation?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Through this quiz/worksheet, you will encounter questions on who developed the concept of the cultural dimension of long-term orientation and how many cultural dimensions he developed.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

This quiz/worksheet help you cover:

  • Who developed the long-term orientation
  • The number of cultural dimensions
  • Characteristics of long-term orientation
  • What short-term orientation involves
  • Why long-term and short-term orientation knowledge is important

Skills Practiced

  • Interpreting information - verify you can read information regarding the characteristics of long-term orientation and interpret it correctly
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about the number of cultural dimensions developed
  • Distinguishing Differences - compare and contrast topics from the lesson, such as long-term and short-term orientation

Additional Learning

Please read the lesson titled Long-Term Orientation vs. Short-Term Orientation: Hofstede's Definition & Concept to get a better grasp on this subject and meet these objectives:

  • Understand how someone focused on the future can be oriented
  • Describe the difference between short- and long-term orientation
  • Show why a manager should be concerned with the two types of orientation
  • Appreciate the primary incentives and motivations of people and employees