A day trip to Cambridge to explore the culture and organizations



11:15am -12:30 Departure to Cambridge 
12:30- 1:50 Seminar preceding lunch 
14:00-15:30 Seminar title: New Dimensions in National Cultural Research, by Professor Geert Hofstede, Tilburg University       
15:30-17:00 discussion
17:30-19:30 Meeting Ali Ying-Che (Ali) Hsies and Esuna Dugarova
19:30pm Departure to London

Seminar details

Abstract: This talk will focus on new material to be published in the 3rd edition of his major work, Cultures and Organisations: Software of the Mind, which will appear with McGraw-Hill U.S.A.in May. It includes new aspects of long- versus short-term orientations (and scores for over 90 countries based on recent surveys) and an entirely new dimension: indulgence versus restraint, focusing on happiness and life control. Also, Professor Hofstede introduces a Darwinian explanation of the evolution of cultures, explaining the variety of cultures found in today's world.

Speaker bio: Professor Hofstede is a pioneer in the study of how values in the workplace are influenced by national culture. From 1967 to 1973, while working at IBM as a psychologist, he collected and analysed data from over 100,000 individuals from forty countries. From those results, and later additions, Hofstede developed a model that identifies five primary dimensions to differentiate cultures: power distance, collectivism vs. individualism, masculinity vs. femininity, uncertainty avoidance and long-term outlook. This work has had a huge influence on research and practice in international human resource management  in in international business more generally, and in the field of cross-cultural communication. Professor Hofstede is one of the most highly cited authors in the social sciences.

Organiser: Centre for International Human Resource Management Seminar Series, Cambridge Judge Business School, Trumpington Street, Cambridge, CB2 1AG, UK. Tel +44 (0)1223 339700; Registration: cihrm@jbs.cam.ac.uk

More info: http://www.jbs.cam.ac.uk/research/seminars/index.html#100330_hofstede


  • Xiangqun Chang, CCPN, LSE
  • Wenjiong Yang, Department of Anthropology, LSE; Lanzhou University, China
    Sue Fernie, Department of Management, LSE
  • Fan Gu, Department of Management, LSE 
  • Amy Humphris, Department of Management, LSE  
  • Juemin XU, Division of Psychology & Language Sciences, UCL
  • Ying-Che (Ali) Hsies, Institute for Manufacturing and Management, University of Cambridge
  • Esuna Dugarova, Oriental Studies, University of Cambridge
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上午11:15-12:30 出发往剑桥 
12:30- 1:50 午饭 
14:00-15:30 研讨会题目: Tilburg 大学Geert Hofstede教授: 国家文化研究的新方向
15:30-17:00 讨论
17:30-19:30 与 Ali Ying-Che (Ali) Hsies 和 Esuna Dugarova 会面
下午19:30 回伦敦


择要: 这个谈话将集中在将会在5月由美国McGraw-Hill所出版的他的主要著作[文化与组织: 心的软件]第三版的新资料上。这包括长期与短期倾向的新方面 (及根据最近调查得出的超过90个国家的评分) 及一个全新的角度: 放纵与抑制,焦点在幸福与人生控制。另外, Hofstede 教授介绍了一个文化演进的达尔文式解释, 解释了今日世界存在的不同文化。

讲者生平: Hofstede教授是研究职场的价值是如何被国家文化所影响的先驱。当他从1967年到1973年在IBM作为一个心理学家工作的时候收集并分析了40个国家的超过10万个人的数据。 Hofstede从这些结果及后来的补充发展了一个确定五个区分文化的主要维度的模型:权力距离,集体主义与个人主义,男性气质与女性气质,不确定性规避和长期前景。这项工作已经更为普遍地在国际人力资源管理和国际商务的研究和实践上有着巨大的影响,而Hofstede教授是社会科学中被引用最多的作者之一。

主办者: 剑桥Judge商学院国际人力资源管理中心研讨会系列, Trumpington Street, Cambridge, CB2 1AG, UK. Tel +44 (0)1223 339700; Registration: cihrm@jbs.cam.ac.uk



  • 常向群, 伦敦经济学院中国比较网络
  • Wenjiong Yang, 中国兰州大学人类学系
    Sue Fernie, LSE 管理学系
  • Fan Gu, LSE 管理学系
  • Amy Humphris, LSE 管理学系
  • Juemin XU, UCL 心理学与语言科学部
  • Ying-Che (Ali) Hsies, 剑桥大学生产与管理研究所
  • Esuna Dugarova, 剑桥大学东方研究





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