Chapter 4 Communicating Across Cultures (1)

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Workplace Diversity
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Guffey, Rhodes, Rogin Business Communication: Process and Product, Fourth Canadian Edition Ch. 3, Slide 2 Discussion Questions Start by briefly summarizing the key points of your article for your group What themes emerge from your discussion? How is this information relevant to your current situation at school or work?
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Guffey, Rhodes, Rogin Business Communication: Process and Product, Fourth Canadian Edition Ch. 3, Slide 3 Increasing Importance of Intercultural Communication Technological advancements General global interconnectivity Globalization of markets Intercultural workforce
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Guffey, Rhodes, Rogin Business Communication: Process and Product, Fourth Canadian Edition Ch. 3, Slide 4 Culture is… “the complex system of values, traits, morals and customs shared by a society. Culture teaches people how to behave, and it conditions their reactions.” (Guffey, 2005, p. 105)
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Business Communication: Process and Product, Fourth Canadian Edition Ch. 3, Slide 5 Characteristics of Culture 1. Culture is learned. 2. Cultures are inherently logical. 3. Culture is the basis for our self- identity and community. 4. Culture combines the visible and the invisible. 5. Culture is dynamic.
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This note was uploaded on 11/04/2011 for the course BUS 130 taught by Professor Stark during the Spring '11 term at Camosun College.

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