What Are Some Cultural Drivers? Introduction to Time Orientation
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- Category: Food for Thought
- Created: Thursday, 25 September 2014 22:06
- Written by Catherine Mercer Bing
This dimension is multi-faceted. While it is easier to look at organizations that have long term vs. short term orientation (for example, the drive to make the quarterly numbers in US American businesses) – it is less obvious when we talk about this orientation in terms of people. Sometimes this same approach is seen in the way people view doing things fast (Is fast and not exactly correct better than 100% correct even if it is late?). Frankly, I’d like my paycheck to be 100% accurate and my electricity to be available 100% of the time.
Which of the following describes you best?