Title: A paradigm for confirmatory cross-cultural research in organizational-behavior
Authors: Lytle, Al ×
Brett, Jm
Barsness, Zi
Tinsley, Ch
Janssens, Maddy #
Issue Date: Jan-1995
Publisher: Jai press inc
Series Title: Research in organizational behavior: an annual series of analytical essays and critical reviews, vol 17, 1995 vol:17 pages:167-214
Abstract: This paper proposes a paradigm for research testing the generalizability of midrange theory across culture. It confronts a variety of issues that hinder credible cross-cultural studies and their integration into a body of literature describing the effects of culture. In the first section, we suggest a conceptualization of culture that allows for confirmatory research to explain the effects of culture. In the second section, we discuss issues related to designing rigorous cross-cultural studies. In the final section, we examine alternative analytic techniques for confirming cross-cultural effects. We hope this paper inspires researchers to do more cross-cultural research in order to further our understanding of cultural similarities and differences and bring our world closer together.
ISSN: 0191-3085
Publication status: published
KU Leuven publication type: IT
Appears in Collections:Research Centre for Organisation Studies, Leuven
× corresponding author
# (joint) last author

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