Unformatted text preview: Chapter Eight: Adapting Communication to Cultures and Social Communities 2 Communication Occurs in Cultural Systems All Parts of a System are Related Systems are Organized Wholes Systems are More Than the Sum of Their Parts Systems Strive for Equilibrium
3 Relationship Between Culture and Communication Culture is a Way of Life Culture is a System of Ideas, Values, Beliefs, Customs, and
Microsoft Image Language Culture is Passed from One Generation to the Next 4 Relationship Between Culture and Communication We Learn Culture in the Process of Communicating Culture's Views
Microsoft Image Culture's Rules We Learn Culture through Interaction and Mass Media In Learning Language we Learn Values of a Culture 5 Relationship Between Culture and Communication Language is a Primary Indicator of Culture Individualistic Cultures Regard Each Person as Distinct Collectivist Cultures Regard People as Connected to One Another
6 Relationship Between Culture and Communication Cultures Have Distinct Communication Styles Low-Context Communication Style Individualistic Cultures Collectivist Cultures High-Context Communication Style 7 Relationship Between Culture and Communication M...
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This note was uploaded on 04/07/2008 for the course COM 105 taught by Professor Bollinger during the Spring '08 term at University of North Carolina Wilmington.
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