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What is Indulgence

Handbook of Research on Organizational Culture and Diversity in the Modern Workforce
A cultural dimension of Hofstede’s model reflects the ability of people to control themselves, their impulses and desires.
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Cross-Cultural Management of the European Textile and Clothing Industries: Application of Hofstede's Cultural Dimensions
Radostina A. Angelova (Technical University of Sofia, Bulgaria)
DOI: 10.4018/978-1-5225-2250-8.ch011
The European textile and clothing industries are among the best examples for global level business. The communication between people with different customs and cultures, which occupy different levels of the hierarchy in any company, requires cross-cultural competence and management abilities. The aim of the present chapter is to apply Hofstede's model and its national cultural dimensions to show its applicability in the cross-cultural management of the European textile and clothing industries. Hofstede's cultural dimensions could be a very important starting point for the managers at all levels of the companies' organizations as they give important knowledge of organizational responsibilities, job satisfaction, the interrelationship between workers and managers, communication style, leaderships and possible conflicts.
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A cultural dimension dealing with the extent to which people are more prone to impulses rather than rationalization.
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What Motivates Young Technology-Literate Consumers in Densely Populated Areas?
A cultural dimension encouraging societies to indulge and focus on individual happiness and wellbeing.
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