TITLE

Beliefs about Work in the Middle East and the Convergence Versus Divergence of Values

AUTHOR(S)
Robertson, Christopher I.; Al-khatib, Jamal A.; Al-habib, Mohammed; Lanoue, Darryl
PUB. DATE
October 2001
SOURCE
Journal of World Business;Fall2001, Vol. 36 Issue 3, p223
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
In this paper, 365 managers and employees from Saudi Arabia, Kuwait, and Oman are queried about their work-related beliefs to determine the extent to which any of these countries may be experiencing a shift in cultural values. Results from the testing of various convergence versus divergence based hypotheses suggest that Saudi Arabia is more steadfast in its work beliefs while Kuwait and Oman appear to be more susceptible to influences by external forces.
ACCESSION #
5151675

 

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