What is Culture?

Estimated Time: 30 Minutes

In this course you will be introduced to several definitions, aspects and dimensions of culture. You will be enabled to understand several definitions and models of culture and to discuss the pros and cons of each model.

You will get to know manifestations of culture and the position of culture between human nature and individual personality.

The Cultural Onion Model by Geert Hofstede visualizes culture as a number of defined layers and elements. Concluding, you will hear about the cultural dimensions described by Hofstede, i.e. fundamental topics every culture has to deal with.


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