What makes for happiness in a business culture?

Alek Kjerulf writes about business culture. A Dutch sociologist asseses several factors including something called a Power Distance Index (how hierarchical) and Uncertainty Avoidance Index (how scared of ambiguity).

The Danes are low on hierarchy and can handle a lot of uncertainty, which apparently makes them happy. I like the sound of that.

1 thought on “What makes for happiness in a business culture?

  1. Dan Thornton

    Weren’t those factors also referenced by Malcolm Gladwell when he discussed airplace safety? The basic argument was that more hierachical socities led to more crashes because co-pilots etc didn’t question the pilot in the event of a bad decision.


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