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Geert and Gert Jan Hofstede’s site

This is professor Geert (1928) Hofstede's and professor Gert Jan (1956) Hofstede's academic web site. Here you can find, among others:

ODE consulting and Culture in the Workplace questionnaire

ODE Consulting is a Singapore-based consultancy licensed by Geert Hofstede bv for using the CWQ.

The CWQ is the 'Culture in the Workplace Questionnaire' application, an indicative individual-level tool for assessing one’s cultural values. The CWQ is based on the Hofstede dimensions of national culture. It was developed by ITAP International in collaboration with Geert Hofstede.

ODE uses the CWQ and its results in  consulting, training and coaching to focus on culture’s impact on a wide variety of global business interactions in multi-cultural workforces. Contact: Email; Tel:+6563238020;  www.cultureinworkplace.com.

Hofstede Insights

itim is a Europe-based consultancy, headquartered in Finland, licensed by Geert Hofstede bv. for using his work.

Itim carries the brand 'Hofstede Insights' that offers tools, consulting and training services based on Hofstede’s work on national culture, as presented in his books.

Other activities by Hofstede Insights mainly include organization-level tools in the field of business strategy, culture and change. It is the integration between organization-level and nation-level tools and capabilities that gives Hofstede Insights special strength.