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Unformatted text preview: eak, more Serb forces are moving into Kosovo
and more people are fleeing their homes. . . Differentiation: “refers to the perception of
different dimensions within a stimulus
domain, and to the taking of different
perspectives when considering the domain”.
It is a prerequisite for integration. Integration: “the development of conceptual
connections among differentiated dimensions
or perspectives” (e.g., trade-offs between
tradealternatives, synthesis of perspectives,
reference to a higher-order concept that
highersubsumes the differences) 1 Example: IC = 1
Integrative Complexity Contingent on:
IC= 1: Low differentiation/low integration Accountability and self-presentation
self Fatigue, stress, intrapsychic conflict Audience characteristics Group decision making (Groupthink) The political environment Example IC = 3
IC =3: Differentiation, no integration. Recognize the
existence of other views, but no attempt to balance
While we must review our determination to fill up
the deficiencies that yet remain in our armaments
and in our defensive precautions, so that we may
be able to defend ourselves and make our
diplomacy effective—yes, I am a realist—
nevertheless I say with an equal sense of reality
that I do see fresh opportunities of approaching this
subject of disarmament opening up before us, and I
believe that they are at least as hopeful today as
they have been at any previous...
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This note was uploaded on 01/21/2014 for the course COMM 109 taught by Professor Reid,s during the Spring '08 term at UCSB.
- Spring '08