4.6: 10 Cultural Variables

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Aim: To become familiar with a tool for comparing and contrasting different cultures at a deeper level.

The following ten major variables give as a simple frame of reference for profiling a culture and understanding its major characteristics.

1. Control
2. Time
3. Action
4. Communication
5. Space
6. Power
7. Individualism
8. Competitiveness
9. Structure
10. Thinking

Do you think a culture can be profiled according to these variables?

Read the detailed definitions of each variable on the following pages.

 

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