Specific vs diffuse this dimension refers to how people communicate and interact with one another in their society specific cultures are more direct using clear descriptive words, frankness and facts. This video is about specific and diffuse cultural dimensions made as part of a university project in switzerland. Specific & diffuse cultures - natasha visits china bri wallace loading unsubscribe from bri wallace cancel unsubscribe working subscribe subscribed unsubscribe 3. Specific vs diffuse (how separate we keep our private and working lives) achievement vs ascription ( do we have to prove ourselves to receive status or is it given to us sequential vs synchronic ( do we do things one at a time or several things at once.
Specific vs diffuse a specific culture is one in which individuals have a large public space they readily share with others and small private space guard closely and share with only close friends and associates. Specific versus diffuse in a specific culture, individuals have a large public space, which they share easily with other people they also have a small private space which they share with good friends and close associates. Specific and diffuse cultures 1 cultural dimensions based on how we relate to other people specific & diffuse 2 specific and diffuse cultures specific segrate positions at work from other life aka u-types. Specific vs diffuse this aspect focuses on separation between different aspects of life such as working and personal life and also on the degree to which responsibility is assigned specific cultures also try to relate everything back to a specific reason for doing something.
Different people tend to speak with different levels of specificity people who are specific establish a very clear position and are often happy to understand or challenge opposing points of views. Specific vs diffuse relationships lit deals with the degree of involvement individuals are comfortable with in dealing with other people levery individual has various levels to their personality, from a more public level to the inner, more private level. Specific versus diffuse the fourth dimension, diffuse versus the specific, reflects the extent to which one allows oneself to become involved with other people this classification is related to the previous relational dimension of expressing emotion in terms of the degree to which businesspeople allow themselves to engage with others. Hofstede's 5 dimensions power distance (the degree to which power differentials within society and organizations are accepted) specific vs diffuse relationships. Specific vs diffuse a specific culture is one in which individuals have a large public space they readily let others enter and share, and a small private space they guard closely and share with only close friends and associates.
Specific versus diffuse 4 neutral versus emotional the seven dimensions of culture model was created by fons trompenaars and charles hampden-turner. When the speaker is diffuse and the listener is specific, they are likely to explore but evaluate the listener is likely to ask for clarification and agree or offer a different point of view the listener is likely to ask for clarification and agree or offer a different point of view. Specific versus diffuse - trompenaars researched differences in how people engage colleagues in specific or multiple areas of their lives, classifying the results into two groups: people from more specific-oriented cultures tend to keep private and business agendas separate, having a completely different relation of authority in each social. Specific cultures in this culture, there's a small private life that is kept private, with a large public life is easy to enter, with many relationships that may be brief diffuse culture.
Start studying diffuse vs specific learn vocabulary, terms, and more with flashcards, games, and other study tools. Specific vs diffuse cultures specific cultures have a small area of privacy which is clearly separated from public life (usa) they have many personalities/sectors where they are acting and just there like socializing in clubs and organizations. Taking advantage of challenging circumstances your clients and partners neutral versus affective specific versus diffuse achievement versus ascription. Diffuse and specific orientated cultures - the most apparent difference is the ability to separate private from professional life in diffused cultures, the private and professional lives are closely linked whereas specific cultures keep them separate.
Affective or neutral context describes how cultures express their emotions in affective cultures like in china people express their emotions more naturally (note: different opinions regarding china - see ebook international business from aswathappa versus stefan broda in his term paper mentions differently. Diffuse = x part doesn't work because it ran too slow, because the metal was too hard, because there wasn't enough oil, because the mechanic needs more training, because we need to identify better the number of correct parts. Specific vs diffuse specific (germany) diffuse (japan) conclusion trompenaars' specific vs diffuse a measure of the degree of integration between private and work life.
- focused on 1/7 of trompenaar's cultural dimensions: specific vs diffuse - trompenaars' value dimensions rate nations' values towards life and work - specific vs diffuse rate how much an culture interacts with colleagues outside the office. With focused thinking, your brain processes very specific information deeply with diffuse thinking, the brain analyzes much more information at once but in less depth just like both flashlights will take you out of the dark, both modes of thinking will help you understand a subject better. Two weeks ago david baker, ceo of thinkshift, wrote a provocative article challenging axioms - statements we believe to be self-evident truths in this article i want to use him as an example of how to intentionally use both specific and diffuse forms of communication effectively.