Vietnamese culture reflects a blend of its indigenous dong son culture mixed with influences from china and the west these various influences have resulted in a relatively wide range of cultural beliefs, ranging from indigenous ancestor veneration, confucianism beliefs from china, moderated by democratic influences from europe, and socialism. Women are feminine distinct french canadian culture that has quite a different set of norms from those of english-speaking canada and in italy, masculinity scores would differ between north and south key points cultural norms play a large part in the mechanics and interpersonal relationships of the workplace when you grow. “femininity stands for a society in which social gender roles overlap: both men and women are supposed to be modest, tender, and concerned with the quality of life” from hofstede (2001), culture’s consequences , 2nd ed p 297. National culture as predictors of decision-making style furthermore, the aim is to identify differences in decision style in terms of practiced style, preferred style or judgment about the most effective style in croatia, bosnia . In contemporary vietnam, young, unmarried, educated women are struggling to negotiate the contradictory expectations of femininity qualitative research conducted in hanoi with 13 unmarried, educated women, aged from 25 to 34 years, explored women's sexual agency in a context of changing discourses on sexuality and gender roles.
Family and loyalty are extremely valued in vietnamese culture important decisions are often made by the family as a whole and for the family’s overall benefit in the us, big decisions are made by the individual and for his/her best interest. In contemporary america, hegemonic masculinity is defined by physical strength and bravado, exclusive heterosexuality, suppression of vulnerable emotions such as remorse and uncertainty, economic independence, authority over women and other men, and intense interest in sexual conquest. Indulgence vs restraint – the 6th dimension matthew maclachlan in the field of intercultural communication or management will be familiar with geert hofstede’s dimensional model of culture masculinity versus femininity and uncertainty avoidance. National culture professor geert hofstede conducted one of the most comprehensive studies of how values in the workplace are influenced by culture he defines culture as “the collective programming of the mind distinguishing the members of one group or category of people from others.
Hofstede cultural dimensions: india is a vast country known for its diversified culture and traditionsthe unique characteristic of india is its “unity in diversity” in india relationships and feeling plays a larger role in decisions. Introduction to the military masculinity complex left: herbert andrew paus, “the united states army builds men in his study of manhood and popular culture in the 1950s, james gilbert wrote, and the falling mystique of the military during and after the vietnam war however, contestation from these groups existed well before the 1960s. This is a list of names in which the gender is feminine and the usage is popular culture. Understanding of the national culture as well as the local culture can give people an advantage in understanding and developing inter- cultural knowledge and skills it is also useful for achieving a successful life in this challenging global world.
Culture dimensions comparison: a study of malaysia and south korea shirley ken tzu ting universiti tenaga national possess riches in culture diversity and beauty of nature malaysia’s femininity versus masculinity (4) uncertainty avoidance (from weak to strong. Reddit gives you the best of the internet in one place get a constantly updating feed of breaking news, fun stories, pics, memes, and videos just for you passionate about something niche reddit has thousands of vibrant communities with people that share your interests alternatively, find out what’s trending across all of reddit on r/popular. “despite real changes in american gender roles that occurred in the wake of the vietnam war, the postwar period ushered in a new set of challenges related to deindustrialization and the culture wars that were on the verge of exploding,” stur said.
These goals and values can, among other, describe how people are potentially motivated in cultures with eg a feminine or a masculine culture individualism vs collectivism in individualistic cultures people are expected to portray themselves as individuals, who seek to accomplish individual goals and needs. Geert hofstede, assisted by others, came up with six basic issues that society needs to come to term with in order to organize itself these are called dimensions of culture. The vietnamese concept of a feminine ideal and the images of australian women in olga masters’ stories abstract in this paper i compare olga masters’ portrayals of women with the ideals which are currently expected to be.
Masculinity vs femininity: masculinity implies a society’s preference for assertiveness, heroism, achievement and material reward for attaining success on the contrary, femininity represents a preference for modesty, cooperation, quality of life and caring for the weak. The vietnamese national culture emerged from a concrete living environment: a tropical country with many rivers and the confluence of great cultures (vietnam country) vietnam is a long, narrow country in southeast of asia that borders south china, east of laos and cambodia. Vietnamese culture hofstede dimension: in the era of globalization that brings people from different places closer, there is cultural difference people have to cope with.