The student will be able to discuss the overall concept of low versus high context cultures. The student will be able to fill out the table below.
1.0) Low and High Context Cultures
1.2) Describe a low context message.
1.3) Describe high context message.
1.4) Is a stupa and example of low context or high context?
1.5) Is a McDonald’s advertisement and example of low context or high context?
2.0) Verbal versus Nonverbal
2.1) What is the relationship between nonverbal communication and context?
2.2) What is the advice this video gives?
3.0) ) Cultural Dimension: time versus relationship
3.1) What is the difference between a time versus relationship work ethic?
3.2) What happens when people with different work styles interact?
4.0) Individualism and Collectivism
4.1) What is the relationship between high versus low context and individualism?
4.2) What is the relationship between high versus low context and individualism?
5.0) Cultural Dimension: achieved status versus ascribed status
5.1) What is ascribed status?
5.2) What is achieved status?
5.3) What is the relationship between high versus low context and status?
6.0) What are some low context regions and low context regions?
7.0) View of Change
9.1) Written – Formal
9.2) Oral – Informal
10.1) Knowledge is situational
10.2) Knowledge is transferable