Cultural quotient or CQ describes someones ability to work effectively across

Cultural quotient or cq describes someones ability to

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Cultural quotient , or CQ, describes someone’s ability to work effectively across cultures.
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Five dimension of national culture: Power distance is a culture’s acceptance of the status and power differences among its members. Uncertainty avoidance is the cultural tendency to be uncomfortable with uncertainty and risk in everyday life Individualism–collectivism is the tendency of a culture to emphasize either individual or group interests. It reflects the degree to which people are likely to prefer working as individuals or working together in groups. The United States is a highly individualistic culture, whereas Mexico is a more collectivist one. Masculinity–femininity is the tendency of a culture to value stereotypical masculine or feminine traits. It reflects the degree to which organizations emphasize competition and assertiveness versus interpersonal sensitivity and concerns for relationships. Japan is considered a very masculine culture, whereas Thailand is considered a more feminine culture. Long-term/short-term orientation is the tendency of a culture to emphasize values associated with the future, such as thrift and persistence, or values that focus largely on the present. It reflects the degree to which people and organizations adopt long- term or short-term performance horizons. South Korea is high on long-term-orientation, whereas the United States is a more short-term- oriented country Ecological fallacy is acting with the mistaken assumption that a generalized cultural value applies equally to all members of the culture. Chapter 3 key terms Perception is the process through which people receive and interpret information from the environment. Selective screening allows only a portion of available information to enter our perceptions. Schemas are cognitive frameworks that represent organized knowledge developed through experience about people, objects, or events. A prototype is a bundle of features expected to be characteristic of people in certain categories or roles. Impression management is the systematic attempt to influence how others perceive us. The many factors influencing perception include characteristics of the perceiver, the setting, and the perceived. Information Processing and the Perception Process Attention and Selection Organization Interpretation
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Retrieval Common Perceptual Distortionsor Stereotypes : A stereotype assigns attributes commonly associated with a group to an individual. Halo Effects : A halo effect uses one attribute to develop an overall impression of a person or situation Selective Perception : Selective perception is the tendency to define problems from one’s own point of view. Projection assigns personal attributes to other individuals.
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