• GLOBE study is a major study and, to date, the only study to analyze how leadership is viewed by cultures in all parts of the world.
  • Findings from GLOBE are valuable because they emerge from a well-developed quantitative research design.
    GLOBE studies provide a classification of cultural dimensions that is more expansive than the commonly used Hofstede classification system.
  • GLOBE studies provide useful information about what is universally accepted as good and bad leadership.
  • The study of culture and leadership underscores the complexity of the leadership process and how it is influenced by culture (Northouse, 2007, p. 322-323).


Sirje Virkus, Tallinn University, 2009