The presentations give an overview of the topic in question. The sheets are explained through a voice-over.

Presentations are intended for group use. For individual use you may use the course in the category theory of culture. They cover the same topics but in more detail.


Because culture and people are intertwined, studying culture is difficult. Five barriers need to be taken. 


This presentation shows the problems of defining culture, using a number of examples from research. 


A definition is only a starting point to get an idea of culture. A concept elaborates on the first idea. 

National cultures are probably the most discussed form of culture but they are at the same time rather superficial because of the use of averages. 

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A proper organisational culture increases efficiency and effectiveness, enhances employees' satisfaction and decreases health related absence.

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Values are at the core of culture and show the fundamental orientations of individuals.

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Communication is the flip-side of culture. Culture only exists if it is expressed and understood.

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People are dealing with culture all the time but the larger the cultural distance, the more difficult it is.

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