July 6, 2015

ALONG THE ANGLOSPHERE:

New Study: Icelanders More Anglo-Saxon than Nordic (EYGLÓ SVALA ARNARSDÓTTIR,  July 06, 2015, Iceland Review)

Icelanders seem to have more in common with Canadians, Brits, Australians, New-Zealanders and U.S. Americans than the Nordic nations, according to a new study carried out by three professors at the Faculty of Business Administration at the University of Iceland.

The study, by associate professor Þórhallur Guðlaugsson, associate professor Gylfi Dalmann Aðalsteinsson and assistant professor Svala Guðmundsdóttir, compares the 'Icelandic National Culture' to the national cultures of 25 OECD member states. [...]

Five dimensions of national cultures defined by Dutch professor Geert Hofstede--power distance index; individualism vs. collectivism; uncertainty avoidance index; masculinity vs. femininity; and long-term orientation vs. short-term orientation--were measured using scales developed by Hofstede.

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