WVU COMM 316 - How Do We Become Ethical Intercultural Communicators? (Part 2) (3 pages)

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Lecture number:
23
Pages:
3
Type:
Lecture Note
School:
West Virginia University
Course:
Comm 316 - Intercultural Communication
Edition:
1
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COMM 316 1st Edition Lecture 23 Outline of Last Lecture I Intercultural Communication Ethics Contemporary Issues A B Ethics Global Standard Procedure and Local Justice Issues 1 Five Phase Ethical Decision Making Model Outline of Current Lecture C II Cultural Value Clash Communication Preferences A B III Universalistic Particularistic Multiple Ethical Positions Assessing Pros and Cons A B C IV V Corporate Responsibility and Local Customary Practice Ethical Absolutism Ethical Relativism Ethical Universalism Meta Ethics Becoming Ethical and Flexible Intercultural Communicators A Becoming Flexible Final Passport Do Ables Current Lecture o Corporate Responsibility and Local Customary Practice Ethical algorithm formula for local cultural hiring practices Two conflict types Moral Reasoning A related to and B not related to economic development in country Two questions Is it possible to conduct business successfully without undertaking the practice Is practice a violation of fundamental international human rights Questions for making sound ethical intercultural decisions Are you confident and comfortable defending your action publically Would you want the same action to happen to you or your family What harms or benefits would occur if everyone acted that way Cultural Value Clash Communication Preference Universalistic or impartial value orientation believe a set of consistent rules should apply to all individuals regardless of relationship types or circumstances Particularistic value orientation nature of relationship or situation guides decision o Multiple Ethical Positions Assessing Pros and Cons o Three ethical positions used to assess ethical violations in diverse cultures Ethical Absolutism position Emphasizes principles of right wrong with respect to universally fixed standards irrespective of cultural differences Pros preserves cross situational consistency Cons dominant culture usually defines ethical behavior Colonial ethnocentrism Ethical Relativism position Emphasizes the importance of understanding cultural context in judging conduct Pros takes role of culture seriously Cons ignores ethical principles that are developed beyond each cultural context relativism can perpetuate intolerable cultural practices ex Femicide Ethical Universalism position Emphasizes importance of deriving universal ethical standards by placing ethical judgments within proper cultural context Pros involves collaborative dialogue open attitudes Cons requires hard work from all most using this position are imposed ethics relying heavily on Eurocentric moral philosophies o Meta ethics alternative 4th position Ethical way of thinking that transcends particular ideologies the application of ethics is understood only through systematic analysis of the multiple layers of the ethical dilemma Pros emphasizes fact finding and layered interpretations takes into serious consideration importance of culture context persons etc Cons time consuming approach Becoming Ethical and Flexible Intercultural Communicators o What is a meta ethical decision It is a discovery process into our own value inconsistencies and prompts us to gather multiple level information o 2 questions to ponder over before taking a final meta ethical decision Can you think of creative solutions other than the ones investigated Is there a way to prevent similar ethical dilemmas or pressure from arising in the future in this culture o Becomes Flexible Final Passport Do Ables Practice parallel thinking Substituting any global or local event with people in your ingroup and cross check whether you would still arrive at a similar attribution emotional reaction Practice perspective thinking Step into the mindset and headset of another cultural person viewing the same event Dynamic flexibility Integrating the knowledge open minded attitude culture sensitive skills and communicating ethically with culturally dissimilar others


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