IBUS Culture & Metaphor Notes

Negotiations tend to be slow and ritualistic and

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Unformatted text preview: “it is different,” an ambiguous response. In East Asian cultures, showing impatience, frustration, irritation, or anger disrupts harmony and is considered rude and offensive. Asians tend to be soft- spoken, and people are typically sensitive to context and nonverbal cues (body language). To succeed in Asian cultures, it is critical to have a keen eye for nonverbal signs and body language. Negotiations tend to be slow and ritualistic, and agreement is founded on trust. 2. Cultural metaphors and stereotypes a. Cultural Metaphors refer to distinctive traditions or institutions strongly associated with a society; a guide to deciphering attitudes, values, and behaviors. American football represents systematic planning, strategy,...
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This document was uploaded on 02/27/2014 for the course IBUS 311 at Binghamton.

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