Asked by Lauren Ellis on Mar 10, 2024

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Geert Hofstede defines national culture as:

A) the abstract system of signs common to every community of the world.
B) the universal system of forms and conventions used by man.
C) that component of the human mind which is exclusive to every individual.
D) that component of our mental programming which we share with more of our compatriots as opposed to most other world citizens.
E) that component of our mental programming which we share with people from other cultures.

National Culture

The set of shared values, beliefs, customs, practices, and social behaviors of a particular nation or people.

Mental Programming

The process by which individuals internalize patterns of thoughts, beliefs, and behaviors influenced by their environment and experiences.

  • Comprehend the concept of national culture as defined by Geert Hofstede and its significance.
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Joseph Prnka

Mar 10, 2024

Final Answer :
D
Explanation :
Geert Hofstede's definition of national culture refers to the "component of our mental programming which we share with more of our compatriots as opposed to most other world citizens." Therefore, choice D is the best answer as it aligns with Hofstede's definition.