The MA student from Lithuania of Kaunas Faculty of Humanities of Vilnius University conducts research into international culture management, based on G. Hofstede’s cultural classification model (power distance, uncertainty avoidance, individualism – collectivism, masculinity – femininity, longs term and short term orientation) which will help to identify conflicts in international companies. If you are interested, you can find more information about G. Hofstede and his research at www.geert-hofstede.com. The object of the thesis is Conflicts in International Companies. Please answers the questions below and share your opinion about this topic.
Your working experience in the present company:
In which sector is your company working?
How many employees are working in your company?
Is discrimination felt in your company?
What cultural differences determine the conflicts among employees mostly? (choose five variants)
How often do conflicts in your company arise?
How conflicts are settled in your company?
How do conflicts affect your company? (only three variants of answers are possible)
Which form of motivation is most preferable to you? (choose five variants)
What style of management is used in your company?
Do managers and their subordinates have equal rights?
Is there a strict line drawn in communication between the manager of the company and his subordinate
On your experience, please tell are the subordinates often afraid to disagree with their manager?
While making a decision, does the manager ask his subordinates to share their opinion?
The controlling staff in your company constitutes:
Performance of work and effectiveness are achieved through:
The manager usually makes decisions.
Is information easily available both to managers and subordinates in your company?
Is white-collar work appreciated more then physical work?
What is in your opinion the turnover of employees in your company?
Would you leave your present company, if you were offered a higher salary elsewhere?
Your work schedule is:
Do you think installation of new technologies would improve the work results of your company?
The manager of the company pays more attention to:
Your manager treats employee’s ambitions and abilities to manage:
Can a smart employee who uses his common sense replace a specialist of particular field?
Employees do their work best:
Are family relations treated as an advantage when people are employed in your company?
Relations between the employer and the employee are:
What are employee’s obligations in your company?
Any employee who performs his work badly is:
The success of your company is related with:
Do you feel much controlled by the managers?
Do you feel stress at work?
What is more emphasized by people in your company:
Which statement do you prefer?
What is in your opinion an ideal work?
In your opinion, women in leading position give priority over:
Successful managers having characteristics which are:
Activity plans are made in your company:
Is there any control system for supervision of monthly/quarter activity plans?
What measures are applied for non-performance of work in your company?
Which statement do you prefer?
Have you ever heard about G. Hofstede before?
Were you looking for information about G. Hostede while filling in this questionnaire?
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