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What is the Global Comparison between the USA & Spain? Spain & Qatar?

Activity 1

The GLOBE study built on another study conducted by Geert Hofstede, one of the most comprehensive studies of how values in the workplace are influenced by culture. In Hofstede’s study, he describes and measures 6 cultural dimensions – some of which were also used in the GLOBE study: Power Distance, Individualism, Masculinity, Uncertainty Avoidance, Long Term Orientation and Indulgence.

1) Go to this page:

and select United States.

2) Then select under Comparison Country Spain.

3) What can you tell about the difference between the U.S. and Spain 6 cultural dimension in 500 words. Provide source

Activity 2

  • analyze the different cultures and worldviews that inform human thinking and actions, and respond constructively to human and global differences in workplaces, communities, and organizations

Create a table that compares two societal cultures on the nine dimensions of culture identified by the GLOBE project. Depending on the countries further research may be required. Your table should have three columns, one with the nine dimensions, one with the first country, and one with the second country. Your table should include the scores and an explanation of what the scores mean.

Following this chart example of comparing two dimension between Spain and Qatar:





  • GLOBE scores: West 4.55 & East 4.73
  • Highest 25% GLOBE study
  • Work relationships are to the point and strict
  • GLOBE score: 3.76
  • Moderate range score
  • Indirect approach to communication

I have attached the word document of the chart to include the Global scores for the nine dimension and the formatting. Provide sources.

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