Dimensions of the national cultural environment: Bulgarian evidence

Matilda Alexandrova

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The paper analyses some dimensions of Bulgarian national cultural environment as well as their impact on management behaviour. Formulations from significant studies (e.g. of H. Hofstede, M. Bond, A. Laurent and other authors, as well as some Bulgarian authors) are reviewed in this field. Data from an empirical survey are used for testing hypotheses about the impact of three main cultural dimensions (individualism, masculinity and avoidance of uncertainty) upon the formation and development of managerial behaviour in Bulgarian enterprises.

 

 Index Terms: cultural environment, organizational behaviour, managerial behaviour, dimensions of cultural environment.

JEL: M10, M13, M14


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