Lecture 6 - i. Individualists value personal goals ii....

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Lecture 6 (Culture) I. Introduction a. Orientating to the New Climate i. Autonomy ii. Structure iii. Rewards iv. Supports b. Developing Communication Skills i. Role Negotiating ii. Unfreezing Attitudes iii. Managing Conflict II. Motive to Connect: Develop Culture a. Definition of Culture i. An identifiable group of people ii. Who share behavioral patterns such as customs, rituals, language iii. Who share cognitions such as values and beliefs iv. Every group, family, business or group of people develops a culture b. Functions of Culture i. Linking individuals to one another ii. Providing a basis for common identity iii. Creating a context for interaction and negotiation among members c. Cultures Satisfy Interpersonal Needs i. Need for inclusion ii. Need for control iii. Need for affection d. Cultures are Built around Core Values i. Respect for human dignity ii. Respect for basic rights iii. Good citizenship e. Value Clusters: Individualism/collectivism
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Unformatted text preview: i. Individualists value personal goals ii. Collectivists value group goals iii. Collectivists have high value for friendships. The needs of the group are more important f. High/Low Context i. High Context : The Information for interpreting the message is in the context ii. Low Context : All information for interpreting messages are in the message g. Power Distance i. High Power Distance: status is king ii. Low Power Distance : equal distribution of power h. Masculinity/Feminity i. Male: task and achievement are most important ii. Female: focus on fluid sex roes, quality of life III. Cultural Adaptation a. Preparation for Change i. Anticipate issues ii. Collect information b. Honeymoon i. Contact with culture ii. The differences are fun c. Frustration d. Readjustment e. Resolution...
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This note was uploaded on 10/17/2011 for the course COM 100 taught by Professor Donohue during the Spring '08 term at Michigan State University.

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