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Amber Abbott Chapter 6 outline 1. Introduction to Culture and Communication a. Being able to adapt to others suggests that you already have a sense of who you are and a consciousness of the presence of others—self awareness and other-awareness, the components of the first principle we presented. b. When we meet someone for the 1 st time, we often try to determine whether we have people, places, or backgrounds in common. It is usually easier to develop a relationship with someone who is similar rather than dissimilar. c. The challenge is not to let our differences create a chasm so large that we can’t find ways to ethically adapt our communication to create shared meaning. 2. Ethically Adapt Your Communication to Others a. Ethical communication is communication that is responsible, honest, and fair, that enhances human dignity, and that maintains listener options rather than coerces or forces someone to behave against his or her will. 3. Culture and Communication a. Introduction i. With this growing diversity comes a heightened awareness that learning about culture and gender differences can affect every aspect of our lives in positive
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This note was uploaded on 04/19/2008 for the course SPEECH 101 taught by Professor Braeolson during the Spring '08 term at University of South Dakota.

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