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Culture and management style:: A study of differences of Chinese and Swedish management style from Swedish perception
KTH, School of Industrial Engineering and Management (ITM), Industrial Economics and Management (Dept.), Entrepreneurship and innovation.
2013 (English)Independent thesis Advanced level (degree of Master (One Year)), 10 credits / 15 HE creditsStudent thesis
Abstract [en]

The purpose of this study is to find out how the cultural dimensions effects on management style. In more detailed way this research would like to reveal the differences between the Chinese and Swedish management style based on the Swedish employee viewpoint. Hofstede work-related cultural dimensions and Denison model of organizational culture to high-tech multicultural company has been applied. It is concluded that obvious differences exist between Chinese and Swedish management style and culture has influence on management style. However, since the results are limited in the scope of study cannot be generalized but worth to investigate and validate in future research.

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2013. , 42 p.
Keyword [en]
Management style, Culture, Sweden, China
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Business Administration
URN: urn:nbn:se:kth:diva-124752OAI: diva2:638298
Available from: 2013-08-23 Created: 2013-07-29 Last updated: 2013-08-23Bibliographically approved

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