Human Relations triumph of faith – a failure of analysis

  • McSweeney B
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Abstract

Geert Hofstede’s legendary national culture research is critiqued. Crucial assumptions which underlie his claim to have uncovered the secrets of entire national cultures are described and challenged. The plausibility of systematically causal national cultures is questioned. KEYWORDS

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  • Hofstede
  • causality
  • evidence
  • methodology
  • national culture

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  • Brendan McSweeney

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