Cross-Cultural Communication Matrix

Cross-Cultural Communication Matrix - COM/285 Introduction...

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COM/285 Introduction to Business Communication University of Phoenix Material Cross-Cultural Communication Matrix Use the matrix to complete the country information. Write 3-4 sentences for each item. a. Access the Business Around the World information by using the url: http://www.mhhe.com/ business/buscom/bcommonline /. b. Click on the map on the lower left corner of the page. Select three regions of the world to research by clicking on the map. Select one country from each of the three regions you selected to research. The Web site provides you with a good starting point. You may also want to use a general Internet search to find additional information. c. Include APA formatted references on a separate page. This assignment is due in Week Three. Page 1 com285r3
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Cross Cultural Communication Country Preferred communication style Non-verbal communication practices Business communication norms Strategies to increase cross-cultural communication Japan Japanese tend to use words as only part of the message. Other factors, such as silence, subtle body language, mood, tone, and intuition imply meaning. Kinesics is gestures, body movements and posture. Japanese are a culture based less on touch and bowing is customary in Japan. There is an entire etiquette for bowing in Japan. Bowing in Japan during an introduction shows status. In Japan, business cards are called meishi. Japanese give and receive meishi with both hands. It should be printed in your home language on one side and Japanese on the other. Present the card with the Japanese language side up. The card will contain the name and title along with the company name, address and telephone number of the businessman. In Japan, businessmen are call "sarariman. Take special care in
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