What is Uncertainty Avoidance?

Uncertainty Avoidance is one of the more difficult dimensions of the Hofstede model to explain. I’ll try and explain it in simple plain English.

Source: culturematters.com

HUAStructure, rules, expertise: makes sense too, right? But not only formal rules (like the maximum speed on the freeway, but also informal rules like how do you properly poor a glass of wine and taste it).Security (avoiding the unfamiliar): rather then taking risks, people prefer that what they know already.

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