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Geert Hofstede, Gert Jan Hofstede and Michael Minkov: Cultures and Organizations: Software of the Mind. Revised and expanded 3rd Edition. 550 pages. New York: McGraw-Hill USA, 2010, paperback only. ISBN 0-
Updated version of the 2005 book for a general and student readership. New features: the concept of a "moral circle" that carries culture, a separate chapter on research into culture, a new calculation of the dimension Long- versus Short-Term Orientation as well as a sixth dimension of culture called "Indulgence versus Restraint", both based on an analysis of World Values Survey data by new co-author Michael Minkov, and a chapter on the deep evolution of cultures.

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Geert Hofstede and Gert Jan Hofstede: Cultures and Organizations: Software of the Mind. Revised and expanded 2nd Edition. 436 pages. New York: McGraw-Hill USA, 2005, paperback only. ISBN 0-07-143959-5.
Entirely re-written and updated version of the 1991/1997 book for a general and student readership.

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n.b. better buy 3rd edition!
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Gert Jan Hofstede, Paul B. Pedersen and Geert Hofstede: Exploring Culture: Exercises, Stories and Synthetic Cultures. 234 pages. Yarmouth, Maine: Intercultural Press, 2002, paperback. ISBN 1-877864-90-0.
A source book for intercultural trainers and their committed students.

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Geert Hofstede: Culture's Consequences: Comparing Values, Behaviors, Institutions and Organizations Across Nations, 2nd Edition. 596 pages. Thousand Oaks CA: Sage Publications, 2001, hardcover, ISBN 0-8039-7323-3; 2003, paperback, ISBN 0-8039-7324-1.
An entirely re-written version of the 1980 scholarly book in which Geert first exposed his theories. 60% of the literature reviewed is from after 1980.

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Geert Hofstede and associates: Masculinity and Femininity: The Taboo Dimension of National Cultures . 238 pages. Thousand Oaks CA: Sage Publications, 1998, hardcover ISBN 0-7619-1028-X; paperback ISBN 0-7619-1029-8.
Half reader, half monograph. Eight short chapters describing research on the subject by Michael H. Hoppe, Willem A. Arrindell, Marieke de Mooij, Deborah L. Best & John E. Williams, Evert van de Vliert , Jacques H.A. van Rossum, Mieke Vunderink and Johan Verweij. Four longer chapters by Geert: An introduction and consequences for gender roles, sexual behavior and religion.

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Geert Hofstede: Cultures and Organizations: Software of the Mind. 279 pages. New York: McGraw-Hill USA, 1997, paperback ISBN 0-07-029307-4. Earlier published in hardcover by McGraw-Hill UK, London 1991; also published in paperback by Harper Collins, London, 1994 and Profile Books, London, 2003. Now obsolete, replaced by 2nd edition 2005, see above.

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Geert Hofstede: Uncommon Sense about Organizations: Cases, Studies and Field Observations. 299 pages. Thousand Oaks CA: Sage Publications, 1994, hardcover ISBN 0-8039-5366-6; paperback ISBN 0-8039-5367-4. A collection of 17 different chapters around the topics: I. The impact of jobs on people; II. Power and control in organizations; and III. Studies in training settings. All chapters are based on Geert's own research, and all present counter-intuitive outcomes. Chapters are suitable for classroom use in a course of Organizational Behavior.

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Geert Hofstede: Culture's Consequences: International Differences in Work-Related Values. 475 pages. Beverly Hills CA: Sage Publications, 1980, hardcover, ISBN 0-8039-1444-X.
The scholarly book in which Geert first exposed his theories.
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Abridged paperback edition: Sage Publications, 1984, 325 pages.

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Translations of "Cultures and Organizations: Software of the Mind", revised and expanded 3rd edition, by Geert Hofstede, Gert Jan Hofstede & Michael Minkov


   
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Danish
Kulturer og organisationer: Overlevelse i en graenseoverskridende verden. Copenhagen: Handelshojskolens Forlag, 2010. ISBN 978-87-629-0377-7.

Dutch
Allemaal andersdenkenden: Omgaan met cultuurverschillen. Amsterdam/Antwerpen: Uitgeverij Contact, 2011. ISBN 978-90-254-8089-9.

French Cultures et organisations : Nos programmations mentales. Paris : Pearson Education France, 2010. ISBN 978-2-7440-7414-1.
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Japanese Tanbunka Sekai (Gensho-dai-san-han). Tokyo, Yuhikaku, 2013
Polish Kultury i organizacje: Zaprogramowanie umyslu, Warszawa: Polskie Wydawtnictwo Ekonomiczne, 2011
  Romanian Culturi si Organizatii: Softul Mental. Bucuresti: Humanitas, 2012
  Swedish Organisationer och kulturer. Lund: Studentlitteratur, 2011.
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Translations of "Cultures and Organizations: Software of the Mind", revised and expanded 2nd edition, by Geert Hofstede & Gert Jan Hofstede

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Chinese China Renmin University Press, Beijing, 2010. ISBN 978-7-300-12208-3
Czech Kultury a organizace: Software lidské mysli
Praha: Linde nakladatelství s.r.o., 2006. ISBN 80-86131-70-X.
Danish Kulturer og organisationer: Overlevelse i en grænseoverskridende verden
Copenhagen: Handelshøjskolens forlag, 2006. ISBN 87-629-0252-0.
  Dutch Allemaal andersdenkenden: omgaan met cultuurverschillen
Amsterdam: Contact, 29ste druk, november 2009. ISBN 978-90-254-2681-1.
  German Lokales Denken, globales Handeln: Interkulturelle Zusammenarbeit und globales Management, 5. durchgesehene Auflage
München: Beck/DTV, 2011. ISBN 4. Auflage: 978-3-423-50807-0.
Georgian Ilia State University Press, Tbilisi 2011
  Hungarian Kultúrák és szervezetek: Az elme szoftvere
Pécs: VHE Kft, 2008. ISBN 978-963-06-5897-3.
  Polish Kultury i organizacje: Zaprogramowanie umyslu.
Warsaw: Polskie Wydawnictwo Ekonomiczne, 2nd edition 2007, ISBN 83-208-1685-8.
  Swedish Organisationer och kulturer - andra upplagan
Lund: Studentlitteratur, 2005. ISBN 91-44-03563-2.

Translations of "Exploring Culture: Exercises, Stories and Synthetic Cultures"; by Gert Jan Hofstede, Paul Pedersen & Geert Hofstede

Bulgarian Izsledvanye na kulturata: Yprazhnenya, istrorii i syntetichni kultury
Sofia, Klasika i Stil, 2003. ISBN 954-9964-93-0
Dutch Werken met cultuurverschillen. Amsterdam/Antwerpen: Business Contact, 2004. ISBN 90-254-1826-0.
Estonian Kultuuri uurides: Ülesanded, naïted, sünteetilised kultuurid.
Eesti, Vaïke Vanker, 2nd edition, 2007. ISBN 9985-9556-0-9
Slovenian Komuniciranje Raziskovanje kulture: Primeri, vaje in simulacije.
Ljubljana, Druzba Piano, 2006, ISBN 961-91751-1-5.

Translations of "Cultures and Organizations: Software of the Mind", first edition, by Geert Hofstede

Bulgarian Kulturi i organizatsii- Softuer na uma
Sofia: Klasika i Stil, 2001. ISBN 954-9964-13-2.
Chinese Beijing: Science Press, 1996. ISBN 7-03-004246-8.
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Finnish Kulttuurit ja organisaatiot - Mielen ohjelmointi.
Helsinki: Werner Söderström Oy, 1992. ISBN 951-0-18575-2.
French Vivre dans un monde multiculturel: Comprendre nos programmations mentales
Paris: Les Éditions d'Organisation, 1994. ISBN 2-7081-1406-9.
Japanese Tabunka sekai. Tokyo: Yuhikaku, 1995. ISBN 4-641-07578-6.
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Korean Seoul: Hakjisa, 1995. ISBN 89-7548-057-7.
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Norwegian

Kulturer og organisasjoner.
Oslo: Bedriftsøkonomens Forlag, 1993. ISBN 87-569-2790-8.

Portuguese Culturas e organizações: Compreender a nossa programação mental. Lisboa: Edições Sílabo, 1997. ISBN 0-07-707474-2.
Romanian Managementul structurilor multi-culturale: Software-ul gândirii
Bucuresti: Editura Economica, 1996. ISBN 973-9198-01-5.
Spanish Culturas y organizaciones: El software mental
Madrid, Alianza Editorial, 1999. ISBN 84-206-6762-9.

Translations and adaptations based on "Culture's Consequences: International Differences in Work-Related Values, first edition, by Geert Hofstede

Japanese Sanno Institute of Business Administration, 1984
Korean Korea Productivity Center, 1990
French Daniel Bollinger et Geert Hofstede, Les différences culturelles dans
le management : Comment chaque pays gère-t-il ses hommes ?
Paris : Les Éditions d'Organisation, 1987
Italian Daniel Bollinger e Geert Hofstede, Inter nazionalità : le differenze
culturali nel management
Milano: Guerini e Associati, 1989