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Unformatted text preview: Exchange messages Influenced by different symbols and perceptions Look in your book for the 2x2 Matrix High/Low Context Edward Hall Low Context language expressions, thoughts, feelings, and related ideas High Context relies heavily on subtle, often non-verbal cues to maintain social harmony Individualism/Collectivism Individualism - Primarily responsible for self Collectivisms - Loyalties and obligations to the group, extended family, community, work, organizations Power Distance Degree to which members of a society accept an unequal distribution of power Uncertainly Avoidance The degree to which we feel threatened by ambiguous situations Achievement/Nurturing Achievement high value on material success, focus on tasks Masculine Nurturing support of relationships as an especially important goal feminine...
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This note was uploaded on 04/11/2011 for the course COMM 212 taught by Professor Roberts during the Spring '09 term at Purdue University-West Lafayette.
- Spring '09
- Intercultural Communication