High Uncertainty Avoidance Low Uncertainty

Characteristics ofUncertainty Avoidance characters (Andrews.edu,2018)  High Uncertainty Avoidance Low Uncertainty Avoidance Social norms  Conservatism, law and order  Openness to change, innovation Xenophobic Tolerance of diversity Express emotions Supress emotions Politics / legal system Weak interest in politics High interest in politics Citizen protest repressed Citizen protest accepted  More and specific laws and regulations Fewer and general laws and regulations Religion Catholic, Islam, Judaism, Shintoism  Protestant, Buddhism, Taoism, Hinduism Aggressively fundamentalist Little persecution for beliefs Ritualized / ceremonial Avoid ritualization and ceremony  School Teachers have all answers Teachers may say “don’t know” Structured learning Open-ended learning Family Traditional gender roles Fewer gender roles Children taught world is hostile Children taught world is benevolent