2010 Culture and Communication

2010 Culture and Communication - and affection Finland,...

Info iconThis preview shows pages 1–9. Sign up to view the full content.

View Full Document Right Arrow Icon
Background image of page 1

Info iconThis preview has intentionally blurred sections. Sign up to view the full version.

View Full DocumentRight Arrow Icon
× The process which occurs when members of two or more cultures exchange messages in a manner that is influenced by cultural perceptions. (Samovar & Porter, 2004)
Background image of page 2
× High Context Uses language to maintain social harmony and uses subtle nonverbal and verbal cues. Middle Eastern, Asia × Low Context Uses language to express thoughts as directly and logically as possible. US, Canada, Europe
Background image of page 3

Info iconThis preview has intentionally blurred sections. Sign up to view the full version.

View Full DocumentRight Arrow Icon
× Individualistic “I over We” US, Canada, Great Britian, Australia × Collectivistic “We over I” Asian, Hispanic South America
Background image of page 4
× Masculine Focus on achievement, competition, strength and material success. Mexico, Italy, Japan × Feminine Focus on nurturance, quality of life, support
Background image of page 5

Info iconThis preview has intentionally blurred sections. Sign up to view the full version.

View Full DocumentRight Arrow Icon
Background image of page 6
Background image of page 7

Info iconThis preview has intentionally blurred sections. Sign up to view the full version.

View Full DocumentRight Arrow Icon
Background image of page 8
Background image of page 9
This is the end of the preview. Sign up to access the rest of the document.

Unformatted text preview: and affection Finland, Norway, Thailand The degree in which members of a society accept an unequal distribution of power. High Power Distance Challenging authority is not acceptable, clear distinctions. Mexico, Philippines, Venezuela, India Low Power Distance More equal, dont see a clear distinction of power. US, Canada, Austria, New Zealand How does language affect your identity? How does language work also within cultures? 1. Tolerance for Ambiguity 2. Open Mindedness 3. Avoid Ethnocentrism 4. Practice Cultural Respect 5. Educate Yourself Prejudice Stereotyping...
View Full Document

This note was uploaded on 01/13/2012 for the course COM 9 taught by Professor Estrellaromero during the Fall '11 term at Riverside Community College.

Page1 / 9

2010 Culture and Communication - and affection Finland,...

This preview shows document pages 1 - 9. Sign up to view the full document.

View Full Document Right Arrow Icon
Ask a homework question - tutors are online