How Culture Impacts Communication

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  • 7 videos | 20m 45s
  • Includes Assessment
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With so much business now happening on a global scale, cross-cultural communication is more important than ever before. Communication is always a challenge, and when diverse cultures interact, good communication can be even more challenging. To become a more efficient and effective communicator, you must acknowledge and respect cultural differences. In this course, you'll learn about the importance of taking culture and diversity into account in the workplace. You'll explore aspects of cultures that affect how people communicate across cultural boundaries. You'll also learn different considerations for speaking and writing across cultures.

WHAT YOU WILL LEARN

  • Identify perspectives that support cross-cultural communications
    Define high- and low-context communication styles
    Classify examples of communication styles as low-context
  • Recognize strategies for effective communication in low-context cultures
    Classify examples of communication styles as high-context
    Recognize strategies for effective communication in high-context cultures

IN THIS COURSE

  • 45s
    In this course, you'll learn how culture can affect communication. You'll explore communication styles in high- and low-context cultures, as well as basic guidelines and practices that will help you improve communication in your cross-cultural relationships. Acknowledging and respecting differences and building rapport will make you a more efficient and effective communicator. FREE ACCESS
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    Communication is always a challenge, and when diverse cultures interact, good communication can be even more challenging. In this video, you will learn how to handle cultural differences and maximize your communication opportunities. FREE ACCESS
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    3.  Communication Styles Across Cultures
    3m 41s
    Different cultures have different communication styles. These can run the gamut, but very generally speaking, they can be divided into high-context cultures, such as Japan, Korea, and the Middle East, and low-context cultures, like the US, Germany, and Australia. In this video, you will learn about the differences between high- and low-context communication styles. FREE ACCESS
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    4.  Low-Context Styles
    2m 33s
    In this video, you will learn how to classify examples of communication styles as low-context. FREE ACCESS
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    5.  Communicating in Low-Context Cultures
    2m 56s
    In this video, you will learn how to communicate effectively in a low-context culture. FREE ACCESS
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    6.  High-Context Styles
    3m 17s
    In high-context communication, words alone aren't used to explain or instruct. Instead, words evoke past experiences and knowledge, which people use to deduce meaning. People hear one word and understand ten. FREE ACCESS
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    7.  Communicating in High-Context Styles
    4m 8s
    In this video, you will learn how to communicate effectively across cultures. You will also discover the common characteristics of high-context communication. FREE ACCESS

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