One country many cultures: Organizational cultures of firms of different country origins
AbstractThis study examines organizational cultures of firms of different country origins in a single country setting. Using the competing values framework and a sample of firms in Hong Kong, the cultural emphases of local Hong Kong Chinese, Mainland Chinese, American, and British firms were compared. It was found that American firms were more developmental and rational, British firms were more hierarchical, whereas Mainland Chinese firms were group-oriented, and local Hong Kong Chinese firms were developmental in nature. Strong relationships between organization cultures and employees' satisfaction and organizational commitment were also confirmed.
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Volume (Year): 5 (1996)
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