Response to Ambiguity: Dynamic-Stable

How acceptable is uncertainty? Is loose or tight structure preferred for running the business organization?

At the Dynamic Pole

In societies near the Dynamic pole, people accept ambiguity as a natural part of life. They do not shy away from conflict, dissent, or competition. In fact, they view these as potentially beneficial. They value flexibility, adaptability, and change and are open to adjusting existing rules or regulations as the situation demands. They are willing to take risks even in unfamiliar circumstances.

A can-do mentality is pervasive in the U.S. The words new and improved exemplify the value placed on development and innovation. Traditional practices are often ignored or satirized, and the ...

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