Chinese culture and Australian culture using Hofstede’s five cross cultural dimensions
Chinese culture and Australian culture using Hofstede’s five cross cultural dimensions. Like as, power distance, uncertainty avoidance, masculinity, Individualism and long term orientation an understanding view into the differences and similarities of the cultures can be obtained.
Human Resource Management activities such as, recruitment and selection, career planning and development, employee motivation and benefits need to be performed in alignment with national cultures as effectiveness of a human resource management practice on the degree to which it fits the values and benefits of people in host country.
Chinese culture as the large power distance found in China specified that to challenge authority of superiors is not considered appropriate for subordinates. Therefore when conducting a performance evaluation in China it is expected that the evaluated will be more subjective. A straight forward form of evaluation would be better received and employee participation should not be forced