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  • Low Context Culture Vs American Culture Essay

    People in low-context cultures such as America tend to be more confrontational and direct attitude toward conflicts; people in high-context cultures such as China tend to be more non-confrontational and indirect attitude toward conflicts (Ting-Toomey, 2012). Therefore, they believe that certain degree of disagreement will help them solve the problems and provide the needs for other people. Ting-Toomey (2006) examined why Americans tend to be more confrontational and direct attitude when dealing with conflict than Chinese people. Americans are more likely to hold the person accountable for the conflict. Thus, American people have higher concern for self and lower concern for others which leads to low degree to incorporate the other’s conflict interest. Americans value individual goals and needs over the responsibilities and obligations of the group, so they may use direct behavior to achieve their own goals and ignore the needs of others.…

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  • How Does Low-Context Culture Cause Cultural Conflict?

    personal decisions. Transferring the same traits in other cultures can cause communication crisis and cultural conflict. This paper discusses how in the case, "Shame and Making Truth," the move was taken by Cameron Hay to expose and accuse a family member of stealing from her resulted in conflicts between individualism versus collectivism, high and low context culture, and indulgence versus restraint cultures. The paper also discusses various ways the author could have employed to successfully…

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  • Stephen Shawler Culture

    Issues – first section: Before continuing onwards, it is important to understand the definition of the term ‘culture’ since understanding about culture and being knowledgeable about cultural differences between countries could be helpful in solving the issues that were faced in the case of Stephen Shawler. Culture is an extremely complex topic since it cannot be defined in a single definition and in general, culture can be termed as “a set of socially constructed meanings that shape the…

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  • Equality In Education Essay

    the problem I have and work hard to fight against it. This can be done through intentionality. I will intentionally plan diverse lessons and be aware in the interactions that I have to combat the bias. It is extremely important to acknowledge student’s diversity in classroom settings because their diversity is part of who they are. Just like my ethnicity and background makes me who I am. It is not racist to acknowledge diversity, racism is seeing the diversity and either not acting on the…

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  • Rhetorical Context In The Barbie Birthday And Let Women Fight

    As the famed philosopher, Plato once said, “Rhetoric is the art of ruling the minds of men.” While each piece of literature may not cause the readers to praise it, each piece does have rhetorical context, playing a huge role in its meaning. This rhetorical context must match the writing to be successful, as seen with “The Barbie Birthday” and “Let Women Fight.” “The Barbie Birthday,” by Alison Townsend, informs the reader of the thought process children have when growing up with Barbie, as well…

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  • The Main Effect Of Self-Esteem

    revealed that the main effect of self-esteem was not significant, F (1, 86) = 0.21, p = 0.65. This suggests that participants with low (M = 4.29) and high (M = 4.41) self-esteem did not significantly differ in their self-reported mood after completing the anagram task. However, there was a significant relationship between the task difficulty and mood of the participants, F (1, 86) = 21.65, p < 0.001. This suggests that participants reported their mood to be more positive if they were assigned…

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  • Human Resources Management Case Study: Human Resource Management

    Since the culture was entirely different in India where high power distance and high context existed and it was high time for some measures to be taken 3.aPerformance Management Ken took up the position of production manager in sweet spot NZ, and did a fairly good job in adapting to kiwi culture and leading his department in the right way. And now it 's time for where Ken was asked to be ready and prepared for this first Performance management. Performance Management focuses on how well the…

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  • Effect Of Communication On High Context

    High-Context and Low-Context Samantha Vu (41297136) University of British Columbia Abstract This study aims to investigate that cultural communication of high-context and low-context should not be seen as mutually exclusive, but rather that there a sense of flexibility between the two. A manipulation was created to prime individuals to either a high-context or low-context condition. Participants in the control group will be primed with a simple text that will describe an unrelated…

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  • Group Project Reflection

    little problems between us that we communicate with each other differently because we have different culture and communication styles. In fact, these differences have affected our work as group and were very challenging for us, yet we have made significant successes, and I also have learned many things in terms of communication and culture aspects. Therefore, I would…

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  • English 100 Reflective Essay

    In English 100, peer reviewing rough draft essays has been a helpful process that has helped me improve in my writing. I used peer reviewing as a tool to make the necessary corrections that were needed in one of my essays. The comments and grammar suggestions from my peers have been useful to make modifications in my writing. For example, when I received a graded paper back, I read over the peer review comments and used what was needed to make the Essay stronger. If a comment stated to include…

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