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COM 101 - Kane - Culture and Communication - Fall 2021

This guide provides resources to help students successfully complete the Cultural Research Project to demonstrate an understanding of another's culture.


This guide will help you successfully complete the Cultural Research Project assignment to demonstrate an understanding of another's culture.

Hofstede's Dimensions of National Culture

Gerard Hendrik Hofstede (1928 - Feb. 12, 2020) was a Dutch social psychologist and IBM employee, well known for his pioneering research on cross-cultural groups and organizations. Hofstede originally defined five dimensions of culture: every society could be rated for each dimension, providing a useful guide to the kinds of cultural differences at play and to deepen understanding of other cultures. 

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