In working with patients from collectivist
cultures, different rules apply.
But this sort of collectivist
outlook runs contrary to the individualism that motivates franchisees in the first place.
Anthropologists identify individualistic cultures as those where individuals strive for autonomy and self-realization, and collectivist
cultures as those where identification with an "in-group" takes priority over personal goals.
Personal relationships, or rapport, are important in any working situation, but especially so when working with representatives from a collectivist
culture (although no relationship with an outsider will ever supercede an in-group relationship in a collectivist
Although each APIA group has its own language, culture, and history, there is literature (Saldov, Kakai & McLaughlin, 1997; Braun, Mokuau, & Tsark, 1997) suggesting that APIA cultures are more collectivist
c) Despite the distress of many people for whom I have the greatest respect, the Labour Party has resolutely rejected collectivist
socialist ideology which was deeply unpopular with the bulk of the British people.
Dead Hand contends that collectivist
ideas are bad ideas that, like bin Laden's, can be used to justify the mass murder of civilians.
From this premise, he analyzes the debacle of the collectivist
experiments of the 20th century--nationalism, communism, fascism--and their profound negative effect on the wealth and freedom of nations.
Chapters two and three reveal romantic love, youth autonomy, and premarital sex to be realities of village life during both the collectivist
(1953-1983) and post-collectivist
(1983-present) periods in China.
The Muslim Arab world, in contrast, is more collectivist
Generally speaking, this sensibility was conducive to a collectivist
or at least nonliberal social order because social institutions and the rule of law were deemed at best secondary or at worst irrelevant in promoting economic progress, which was viewed as a mere engineering problem.
Perhaps at the height of the Cold War against an atheistic and collectivist
enemy, the United States of America looked better to him than it had in the late 1940s.