Power Distance is defined “as the extent
to which the less powerful members of institutions and organizations within a
country expect and accept that power is distributed unequally”. South
Korean score analysis with 60 that South Korea classified as power distance
country that is high, which means it owns hierarchy society. This means that
people receive hierarchy order where everyone have a place and does not require
Individualism vs Collectivism
Individualism defined as the degree of
interdependence a society maintains among its members. In Individualist society,
people should care for self and their family only. In Collective society,
people in ‘group’ that take care of them as an exchange for loyalty. South
Korea score analysis with 18 is collective society, that desire to belong to,
loyalty to a group or organization’s and highest priorities given to the
importance of the group overall.
The higher the score (Masculine) in the
dimension means that society will be spurred by competition, achievement and
success. The winner determined by success . It is a value system that start in
school and continuously lifelong organization.
To motivate people so that they want to be the best. A low score
(Feminine) in the dimension means that the dominant values in society taking
care of other people and quality of life. Quality of life is a sign of success
for feminine society. To motivate people so that they liking what they do.
South Korea scores, analysis with 39 on this dimension considered as a Feminine
society. Feminine cultures stress equity, free time, quality of life and are
working for life than live to be working.
This dimension Uncertainty Avoidance has
been defined as an extent to which the members of a culture feel threatened by
ambiguous or unknown situations and have created beliefs and institutions that
try to avoid these. South Korea analysis score of 85 is a South Korea culture
evolve with tradition, rule and social code. This is a cultural feature with
uncertainty avoidance that is high.
Long term orientation
This dimension explained how every society
needs to maintain some relationship with the past itself when faced current
challenge and future and society emphasize two existential goal differently. Normative
society that low score in this dimension maintains the tradition and norm that
are respected when seeing society changing with suspicion. Those who have high
score, take approach that is more pragmatic that they encourage economy and
effort in modern education as way to preparation future.