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Rule makers, rule breakers, how tight and loose cultures wire our world, Michele Gelfand

Label
Rule makers, rule breakers, how tight and loose cultures wire our world, Michele Gelfand
Language
eng
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 253-360) and index
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
Literary Form
non fiction
Main title
Rule makers, rule breakers
Nature of contents
bibliography
Oclc number
1039191230
Responsibility statement
Michele Gelfand
Sub title
how tight and loose cultures wire our world
Summary
"A theory explaining cultural differences between countries and individuals based on the rigidity with which they adhere--or don't--to 'social norms'"--, Provided by publisher
Table Of Contents
Part I. Foundations : the power of a primal social force -- A cure for chaos -- Past vs. present : the more things change, the more they stay the same -- The yin and yang of tight and loose -- Disaster, disease, and diversity -- Part II. Analysis : tight-loose, here, there, and everywhere -- The war between America's states -- Working class vs. upper class : the hidden cultural fault line -- Is your organization tight or loose? It matters more than you think -- Mirror check : are you a "T" or a "L"? -- Part III. Applications : tight-loose in a changing world -- Goldilocks had it right -- Culture's revenge and global (dis)order -- Harnessing the power of social norms
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