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Unformatted text preview: Eastern: value older Gender Western: strong gender differences in careers Eastern: not so much * Goals Western: effort-optimism We earn status Other cultures: Status earns us stuff * Self Western: Truth exists and can be found If we try, we can all be good Our world can change us Individualistic Horizontal relations o Emphasize equality, independence, rights Self- help Self- sufficiency Self-actualization Non-Western: Collectivistic (We) Shared identity No idea to know the person, only the family Vertical relations Emphasize status, loyalty, community Individualistic U.S. Australia Great Britain Canada Netherlands Collectivistic Guatemala Ecuador Argentina Panama Peru * Language style...
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This note was uploaded on 08/31/2011 for the course COMST 101 taught by Professor Blankenship during the Spring '08 term at Iowa State.
- Spring '08