This database provides in-depth coverage on 175 countries including country facts, climate, society & culture, demographics, money and banking, points of interest, transportation, maps and communications.
Professor Geert Hofstede conducted one of the most comprehensive studies of how values in the workplace are influenced by culture. He defines culture as 'the collective programming of the mind distinguishing the members of one group or category of people from others.'
Entries for countries label the type of legal system in the "Government" Section. Field Listing: Legal System describes the legal systems noted. Use the "References" tab for explanations of terms used elsewhere in the country profiles, e.g., the government types.
This guide provides a reference for anyone seeking information about the predominant and variable cultural forms, mores, and modes of expression in virtually every country. Entries cover many of the elements that together constitute the predominant culture, as well as lost cultures of the world.