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Unformatted text preview: Introduction to Communication and Information Processes 04:189:101:03 Culture Defined A symbol? A frame of reference? National origin? Heritage? A set of traditions? Scholarly Definition . That complex whole which includes knowledge, belief, art, morals, law, custom and any other capabilities and habits acquired by members of a society (Tylor, 1871) Communication-Centered Definition Complex combination of common symbols, knowledge, folklore, customs, language, information processing patterns, rituals, habits and other behavioral patterns that link and give a common identity to a particular group of people at a particular point in time. Culture Characteristics 1. Complex/multifaceted 2. Invisible 3. Subjective 4. Subject to Change Clicker Question Which of the following countries was the location for the first Starbucks store outside North America? A.Greece B.Italy C.London D.Japan E.Beijing How will you be affected by intercultural dynamics in a future career?dynamics in a future career?...
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