How do individualism and collectivism work in cross cultural communications
Our business or interactions can be either individualistic.
In western society, you are awarded as a signed person I am.
Other cultures are more we, collectivistic
What are the purposes of studying identity?
The Self a fluid set of internal
perspectives that reflect external
communication with our world
About who we are & who others think we
Partly by self & partly through membership
COM 400: Communication in the Professions (86303)
Intercultural Business Communication
Fall 2016; Session B
Instructor Dr. Raena Quinlivan; Teaching Assistant Brian Rothstein
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Beings by focusing on three dimensions of communcation style
whether it is polite and if so what kind it is
People react negatively to others who degree of directness differs markedly from
Chapter 7 Notes
Identity implication of language choice and code switching
In the united states race tends to be treated as the first and central category in identifying a
person. The book has an example about Dominican Americans which
ADVICE ARTICLE THE TRUTH ABOUT ATTRACTION
Due: Tuesday, February 16, 2016 at the start of class as a printed document to be handed in.
Point Value: 100 points
Purpose: Demonstrate your knowledge and understanding of course concepts related to
The hibiscus located in many areas of the world has been viewed as sacred and even
been used for such ritual and spiritual causes. Depending on the region and metaphysical views
of what the people view as reality alongside with the culture of
COM 400 Midterm Exam Questions
From Chapter 1 reading and discussion:
Describe and illustrate the three categories of identity characteristics.
From Chapter 2 reading and discussion:
Compare and contrast the two perspectives of identity formation.
Questlon 1 1 out of 1 points
Which is NOT one of the big ve Personality Dimensions?
Selected Answer: 0 Flexibility
Correct Answer: 0 Flexibility
Question 2 1 out oi 1 points
In Japan. parents teach children not to stand out or draw attention to themselves
Speech Acts and Identities
Speech act: the social meaning of a short segment of talk
What is a person doing in saying X?
Links between Speech Acts and Identities
1. Preexisting Identities Shape Speech Act Performance
Identities constrain which speech ac
Dialect & Accent
Dialects are associated with communities
Dialects can be evaluated linguistically or socially
- Social assessments of the goodness of a dialect: relative value
given to different kinds of people
Dialects spoken by the elite g
Nonverbal behaviors: all elements of communication other
than words, including our physical movements and facial
Does NOT include sign language, written words, or words
Provide the conte
What suggestion do you have for successful cross cultural business:
Common sharing as humans are families.
Importance with families is different
Some societies families drives everything
So trust factors and time to gain trust can differ
In the West
1989 Revolution and then now you can see american brands
Society looks similar
But mindset is different
Political system impacts this
Wants European union was created, culture value increased.
The need: Increasing Globalization
What strategy is often used by Asians when negotiation with Westerners?
They use silence
Biggest trigger vs westerners
How long? 5 seconds
Most likely, people add something more, more information.
Negotiation, info is power.
Not silence but pausing
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What is Intersectionality?
Intersectionality is the understanding of one's background in
more than one dimension to better understand who they are as
a whole and what struggles/privileges they have
A woman of color
Age & Identity
The time of life at which some particular qualification,
power, or capacity arises or rests
Categories of Age
12 to 25 year olds
Distinctive way of life, growing up, rebelling, fun and
Ability & Identity
Why does it matter?
Largest minority group
The most inclusive and the most diverse
The only minority group that anyone can join
at any time
Everyone is a little bit able-bodied and a little bit
disabled. The degree to which we are on
Sexuality & Identity
Desires: romantically & sexually
Some key terms
Bisexual: rely on gender binaries
Cisgender: gender is a choice
rather than natural
Pansexual: also omnisexual
An open (to some degree) stratification system that is
associated with a systematically unequal allocation of resources
Roman word classis
Based on social stratification
Class as objective position within distributions
Power of Language
What are the powers of language?
What can language do?
What can specific word choices do?
Can language affect/change the shape of this desk?
Can language affect/change the chemical balances in a human
What can our specific word
1 out of 1 points
Which is NOT an element of the definition of leadership effectiveness?
1 out of 1 points
Which CEO said A great leaders needs to get under