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A cross-cultural investigation of the shared values relationship
International Journal of Value-Based Management
  • Barry Z Posner, Santa Clara University
  • Robert I Westwood, Chinese University of Hong Kong
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Data from managers in Australia (N=505) and Hong Kong (N=653) support the findings of studies using American managers and their companies that shared values, or person-organization values fit, is strongly related to positive work attitudes. This relationship is unaffected by culture, as two-way analysis of variance reveals no interaction effect between shared values and country. Managerial implications are discussed.
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Posner, BZ & Westwood, RI 1995, 'A cross-cultural investigation of the shared values relationship', International Journal of Value-Based Management, vol. 8, no. 3, pp. 197-206.