PowerPoint Summary of: Communication Tools for Understanding Cultural
PowerPoint Summary of: Communication Tools for Understanding Cultural Differences Copyright 2006-2007 The Beyond Intractability Project Beyond Intractability is a Registered Trademark of the University of Colorado PowerPoint Summary of: Communication Tools Slide 2: Culture Is a learned set of shared interpretations Is about beliefs, values, and norms
Affects the behavior of a relatively large group of people PowerPoint Summary of: Culture and Communication Slide 3: Communication Is the vehicle by which culture is expressed Is directly effected by communication patterns PowerPoint Summary of:
Culture and Communication Slide 4: Culture and Conflict Intractable conflict is almost always, at least in part, cultural conflict. Thus cultural fluency and self-knowledge are imperative to resolving conflict. Cultural Fluency consists of understanding What culture is How it works The inter-relationship of - Culture - Communication - Conflict Self-Knowledge - understanding
ones own cultural lenses PowerPoint Summary of: Culture and Communication Slide 5: Importance of Context Communication can be: High Context - uses implied meanings which arise from the setting Low Context - focuses on literal meanings of words, independent of setting * Note: this distinction does not describe a dichotomy, but rather poles on a continuum.
Everyone engages in both, depending on: The relationships involved The situation The purpose of communication PowerPoint Summary of: Culture and Communication Slide 6: Context Differences Low-context communicators dealing with high-context communicators should remember: Nonverbal messages/gestures are important Status and identity may be communicated
nonverbally Face-saving and tact are important Building a good relationship may be essential Indirect routes and creative thinking may be important PowerPoint Summary of: Culture and Communication Slide 7: Context Differences II High-context communicators dealing with low-context communicators should remember: Statements may be taken at face value Roles and functions may be decoupled
from status A sustained focus on tasks may be necessary Direct questions are not meant to offend Indirect cues may be ineffectual PowerPoint Summary of: Culture and Communication Slide 8: Community/Autonomy Cultures differ as to the degree of emphasis placed on community versus individual autonomy In Communitarian Settings People see themselves as part of a
circle of relationships Identity is as a member of a group In conflict, response is chosen jointly In Individualistic Settings People see themselves as independent and autonomous Identity is individual In conflict, response is individual PowerPoint Summary of: Culture and Communication Slide 9: Community/Autonomy II In Communitarian Settings Maintaining group harmony and
cohesion is important Choices are made in consultation People are part of a hierarchy People are accountable to the group In Individualistic Settings Achievement involves individual goal-setting and action Everyone is capable of making their own choices People are autonomous People are accountable to themselves PowerPoint Summary of: Culture and Communication Slide 10:
Intersections Context/Community intersections: High-Context cultures are usually communitarian Low-Context cultures are usually individualistic NOTE: These are broad generalizations. Individual people and situations will vary widely.
Total Built-in Approach: Example. FACULTY OF SCIENCE: CONTEXTUALISED GRADUATE ATTRIBUTES. Research . and Inquiry. Graduates of the Faculty of Science will be able to create new knowledge and understanding through the process of research and inquiry.
Multiple points of Entry to accommodate differing entry level skills (adult and out of school youth) ... Employability Skills and Work . Experience Based on labour. market needs and target. population. Family and Self Skills. to manage finances, parenting,
Horrendous. is shockingly dreadful. Humiliate. is to cause a loss of pride or dignity. Humongous. means extraordinarily large. Hurrah. is an exclamation of joy. Hustle. is to proceed or work rapidly. Hyacinth. is a plant of the lily family. Hybrid....
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