Misty Charnesky-Cross-Cultural Communication Memo 1

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Running head: CROSS-CULTURAL COMMUNICATION ASSIGNMENT 1 Cross-Cultural Communication Assignment Misty Charnesky XCOM285 August 14, 2011 Keri O'Malley
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CROSS-CULTURAL COMMUNICATION ASSIGNMENT 2 Cross-Cultural Communication Assignment August 14, 2011 To: Team From: Misty L. Charnesky Subject: Enhancing Communication in Japan As we embark on a new expansion of our company we have to think of the ways of communication that work the best and that are culturally acceptable. Verbal Communication in Japan The communication style in Japan is high context, meaning the people like to know your personal details before they can comfortably talk. Personal details would be age, status, and background. On another note Japanese people do not rely on verbal communication as much as they do nonverbal communication.
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CROSS-CULTURAL COMMUNICATION ASSIGNMENT 3 August 14, 2011 To: Team From: Misty L. Charnesky Subject: Enhancing Communication in Japan Nonverbal Communication in Japan The Japanese people are indirect communicators using vague expressions to avoid
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Unformatted text preview: confrontation or disagreement. Examples of nonverbal Japanese communication are silence, eye contact, teeth sucking, and head movement. Body language will play a very important role in your communication with the Japanese people. Business Communication Norms The most popular form of communication in Japan is email. Sometimes the message can be softened by adding emoticons (kaomaoji), kaomaoji emoticons are more sophisticated than the smileys we use. These are most popular with the younger Japanese. Add a personal touch to your communication, weather and events going on now. Make sure your written communication is very visual and colorful as this is part of their culture. CROSS-CULTURAL COMMUNICATION ASSIGNMENT 4 References Locker-Kienzler, (2008). Business and Administrative Communications . Na: The McGraw-Hill Company. Rudlin, P. (June 2008). www.multilingual.com. Retrieved from https://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&db=bth&AN=32203481&site=eds-live...
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