MGT466 Deresky chapter 4 study guide outline

MGT466 Deresky chapter 4 study guide outline - MGT 466...

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MGT 466 International Management Chapter 4 Topics, Vocabulary, and Models of International Management Vocabulary terms: “Cultural Noise”: cultural variables that undermine the communication of the intended meaning Attribution: Process in which a person looks for an explanation of another person’s behavior Stereotyping: Assumption that every member of a society or subculture has the same characteristics or traits without regard to individual differences Kinesic behavior: Communications through posture, gestures, facial expressions and eye contact Nonverbal communication: (Body Language) The transfer of meaning through the use of body language, time and space. Proxemics”: The distance between people (personal space) with which a person feels uncomfortable High contact cultures-low contact cultures: High= One in which people prefer to stand close, touch a great deal and experience a close sensory involvement (warmer) Low: cultures that prefer much less sensory involvement standing further apart and touching far less: distant body language (cooler) Paralanguage: How something is said rather than the content: the rate of speech, the tone and inflection of voice, other noises, laughing, yawning “silence” Object language: ( Material Culture) How we communicate through
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This note was uploaded on 03/29/2011 for the course MGT 466 taught by Professor Ishak during the Winter '08 term at Grand Valley State University.

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