The overall combination of these elements can be used to indicate the attributes which the company may regard as its most important, distinguishing features, notably: co-operativeness
of company staff; professionalism of technical employees; reputation of company; and quality of product.
Storey (1992), for example, describes Jaguar's use of tests in the selection of foremen and hourly-paid workers, to measure such dimensions as "independence of thought", "teamworking" and "co-operativeness
The findings in relation to the racial dimension suggest that the Chinese have a tendency towards unassertiveness and co-operativeness
in dealing with conflict, indicating a desire to retain a sense of harmony and order which is probably linked to the popularity of Confucian and Buddhist beliefs among the Singaporean Chinese community.