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|Title:||Cultural influence on management aspects: The experience of the Chinese in Singapore||Authors:||Wimalasiri, J.||Issue Date:||1988||Citation:||Wimalasiri, J. (1988). Cultural influence on management aspects: The experience of the Chinese in Singapore. Asia Pacific Journal of Management 5 (3) : 180-196. ScholarBank@NUS Repository. https://doi.org/10.1007/BF01733153||Abstract:||A random sample of 306 Singaporean Chinese were interviewed using a structured interview schedule which contained twenty true-to-life situations. The situations were associated with four predetermined value areas: Relational, Temporal, Mannature and Activity. The general value structure of the Chinese in Singapore appears to be as follows: In the Relational area, the values are in the order of collaterality above individualism which in turn is above lineality. In the Temporal area, it is present and/or future above past. Mastery over nature, and harmony with nature subjugation to nature is shown to be the hierarchy in the area of Man-nature. In the Activity area, the value is for doing rather than being. The implications of these value orientations of the Chinese are discussed in relation to organizational behaviour. © 1988 School of Management National University of Singapore.||Source Title:||Asia Pacific Journal of Management||URI:||http://scholarbank.nus.edu.sg/handle/10635/44835||ISSN:||02174561||DOI:||10.1007/BF01733153|
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