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Department
Management
Course
MGT463H5
Professor
Soo Min Toh
Semester
Fall

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M ANAGEMENT ACROSS C ULTURES:D EVELOPING G LOBAL COMPETENCIES (SECOND EDITION ) SECTION 5: CORE VALUES SURVEY 1 INSTRUCTIONS 2 This inventory provides an opportunity to assess your own views on culture and cultural differences. It is designed for self-assessment and discussion, not research. Please read the two descriptions for each question below and circle the number (1 through 5) that best describes your level of agreement. For each item, a “1” indicates that you strongly agree with the description on the left, while a “5” indicates that you strongly agree with the description on the right. A “3” indicates that you are equally divided between the two descriptions. In completing this survey, please remember that there are no right or wrong answers, so respond completely and truthfully. 1. Societies grow and develop 1 2 3 4 5 Societies grow and develop primarily through competition. primarily through cooperation. 2. People should look after 1 2 3 4 5 People should look after each themselves; in the end, we are all other; in the end, we all need the responsible for ourselves. support of our group to survive. 3. It is usually wrong to question the1 2 3 4 5 It is usually acceptable to question authority of superiors. the authority of superiors. 4. I believe things at work should be 1 2 3 4 5 I believe things at work should done by the book based on clear frequently be done through and published policies. informal channels. 5. I always try to focus on doing one 1 2 3 4 5 I often find myself doing many thing at a time. things at once. 6. It is important to harness nature 1 2 3 4 5 It is important to live in harmony in order to improve our general with nature and modify our living living conditions. conditions accordingly. 7. My principal responsibility is to1 2 3 4 5 My principal responsibility is to my myself. family or group. 1© 2013 Richard M. Steers, Luciara Nardon, and Carlos Sanchez-Runde; all rights reserved. 2 The Cultural Values Survey was developed using MBA students from thirty-two countries studying in both North America and Europe. It is designed for instructional use only. Cambridge University Press, 2013. © Steers, Nardon, Sanchez-Runde Back to top M ANAGEMENT ACROSS CULTURES :DEVELOPING G LOBAL COMPETENCIES (SECOND EDITION ) 8. It is my responsibility to do wha1 2 3 4 5 I have considerable freedom to do my boss tells me to do. my job they way I think best. 9. The best way to reduce 1 2 3 4 5 The best way to reduce uncertainty uncertainty in a society is to in a society is for people to follow make and enforce rules the wishes of their superiors. governing people’s behavior. 10. I usually assume that an 1 2 3 4 5 I usually assume that an appointment will begin on time. appointment will begin late. 11. Rewards should be based on 1 2 3 4 5 Rewards should be based on performance. seniority or need. 12. Protecting individual rights i1 2 3 4 5 Preserving group harmony is more more important than preserving important than protecting group harmony. individual rights. 13. The best decisions are usually 1 2 3 4 5 The best decisions are usually made at the top of the made towards the middle or organization. bottom of the organization. 14. Decisions should usually be made 1 2 3 4 5 Decisions should usually be made based on objective criteria (e.g., based on subjective criteria (e.g., rules, policies). hunches, personal considerations). 15. Very few things distract me from 1 2 3 4 5 I often get distracted from my work my work. by other activities. 16. Most problems in society could 1 2 3 4 5 Most problems in society require be resolved quickly if people patience and extensive would assert themselves and take consultation with others; there are charge of the situation. no quick fixes. 17. Individual decision-making 1 2 3 4 5 Group decision-making usually usually leads to better decisions. leads to better decisions. Cambridge University Press, 2013. © Steers, Nardon, Sanchez-Runde Back to top M ANAGEMENT A CROSS CULTURES :DEVELOPING G LOBALC OMPETENCIES (SECOND EDITION) 18. People should be promoted 1 2 3 4 5 People should be promoted based based on their status or position on their accomplishments or merit. in society. 19. Rule enforcement should be 1 2 3 4 5 Rule enforcement should be applied to everyone equally and modified based on individual without exception. circumstances. 20. I tend to be very impatient to get1 2 3 4 5 I am usually patient in trying to get things done. things done. 21. Success comes through taking 1 2 3 4 5 Success comes through working decisive actions to overcome new with others in a collaborative way challenges. to meet new challenges. 22. The best way to do business is 1 2 3 4 5 The best way to do business is based on wri
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