Some examples of the above collocation:
( ... ) Why is this so? To a great extent, the answer rests in the shared beliefs, expectations, and core values of people in the organization─what is known as ^organizational culture^. Once established, these beliefs, expectancies, and values tend to be relatively stable and exert strong influences on organizations and those workers in them.
( ... ) In the novel The Great Gatsby, Fitzgerald uses the literary technique of symbolism to reflect what life in the 1920's was like, through Fitzgerald's eyes. The image of Doctor T. J. Eckelburg's eyes is used to signify a disappointed godlike being. Fitzgerald uses the the two women in yellow at Gatsby's party to as a symbol to represent the values of people in the 20's. The food provided at Gatsby's party is symbolic of people who lived in the 20's. Through Fitzgerald's use of symbolism to describe the costumed characters of the 20's the reader can learn to constantly, and consistently examine the people that they surround themselves with. The novel also teaches the lesson of being true to one's self, since true closure may only come one honesty is achieved. Fitzgerald is not only a consequential author but an effective moral adviser as well.
Great post of an important topic. There should indeed be more studies starting from understanding people’s values rather than ecosystems. The underlying values of people in a particular society are important guidance for decision-makers, planners, designers, managers and researchers who attempt to do good for that society. ( ... )
( ... ) As an example, creativity is likely to be more valued by the R&D department than it is by the accounting. Related to this, people who regularly work together tend to develop shared values, which may differ from the shared values of people in other areas with which there is less frequent contact. ( ... )
( ... ) The children made strides toward understanding the difficult concept of culture; yet we - children and adults alike - never really "get there." These kinds of cultural explorations should be consistently embedded across grade levels and content areas so that students and their adult mentors have as a goal "moving toward" deeper understandings of and appreciation for the cultural beliefs and values of people in our communities and beyond.
Several studies examine the values of lower level managers; however, they generally do not have sufficient data in order to compare managerial values with values of people in other professions. For example, Akaah (1996) examines how organizational rank affects managerial ethics, but his sample consists only of upper- and lower-level managers.
Cross-cultural training involves not only learning about the place you’ve come to, but comparing it to what you’ve come from-to the assumptions and values that have shaped you. In Culture Matters, therefore, you will be examining the behaviors and values of people in your host country in relation to those of people in your own. This workbook does not intend to suggest that American culture is necessarily superior or inferior to your host country’s culture.