UT Knoxville CCI 150 - Culture and Communication continued and Verbal communication (3 pages)

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We finished the Culture and communication lecture and began the verbal communication lecture.


Lecture number:
7
Pages:
3
Type:
Lecture Note
School:
University of Tennessee
Course:
Cci 150 - Communication/Information Age
Edition:
1

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CCI 150 1st Edition Lecture 7 Outline of Last Lecture I Information Science and Technology Cont II Communication and Culture Outline of Current Lecture I Culture and Communication Cont II Verbal Communication Current Lecture I Culture and Communication Cont 1 Importance of Culture in Communication There are demographic changes cultural sensitivity economic interdependency communication technology and competence These are all reasons that it is important for you take others cultures into account 2 Aim of cultural perspective to distinguish what is universal vs relative To effectively communicate with persons who are culturally different from yourself To help us understand the spectrum of acceptable communication 3 Semantics There can be differing semantics even among similar cultures and languages Ex English woman thinks biscuits and gravy sounds gross Biscuits are cookies in England 4 Individualistic Cultures Individuals have their own goals there is high competition success can be measured by surpassing others you are individually responsible there are leaders and followers power achievement Hedonism and simulation are valued These notes represent a detailed interpretation of the professor s lecture GradeBuddy is best used as a supplement to your own notes not as a substitute 5 Collectivist Cultures Group goals are more important cooperation is very valued and you feel the responsibility for the entire group there may be leadership but it is more shared or rotated 6 High context cultures Information is known by all participants but it is not explicitly stated in verbal message Collectivist Cultures Japanese Arabic Latin American Thai Korean Apache and Mexicans are examples Small example an inside joke There is emphasis on personal relationships More oral communication They spends lots of time getting to know one another interpersonally and socially Also they practice face saving which is avoiding public arguments or criticism for fear of embarrassing the person 7



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