Communication Between Cultures

Author: Larry A. Samovar,Richard E. Porter,Edwin R. McDaniel,Carolyn Sexton Roy

Publisher: Cengage Learning

ISBN: 1285444620

Category: Performing Arts

Page: 432

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Packed with current research and examples, bestselling COMMUNICATION BETWEEN CULTURES, 9E equips readers with a deep understanding and appreciation of different cultures while helping them develop practical communication skills. Part I introduces the study of communication and culture; Part II focuses on the ability of culture to shape and modify our view of reality; Part III puts the theory of intercultural communication into practice; and Part IV converts knowledge into action. This is the only text to consistently emphasize religion and history as key variables in intercultural communication. Compelling examples help readers examine their own assumptions, perceptions, and cultural biases--so they can understand the subtle and profound ways culture affects communication. The ninth edition offers expanded discussions of the impact of globalization, a new chapter on intercultural communication competence, and more coverage of new technology. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

Communication Between Cultures (8th edition)

Author: Larry A. Samovar ,Richard E. Porter,Edwin R. McDaniel

Publisher: Wadsworth Publishing

ISBN: N.A

Category:

Page: 426

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This bestselling intercultural communication text gives readers an understanding and appreciation of different cultures and helps them develop practical skills for improving their communication with people from other cultures. COMMUNICATION BETWEEN CULTURES is renowned for being the only text on the market to consistently emphasize religion and history as key variables in intercultural communication. Packed with the latest research and filled with numerous compelling examples that force readers to examine their own assumptions and cultural biases, this book helps students understand the subtle and profound ways culture affects communication. The book is divided into four interrelated parts: Part I introduces the study of communication and culture; Part II focuses on the ability of culture to shape and modify our view of reality; Part III puts the theory of intercultural communication into practice; and Part IV converts knowledge into action.

Communicating Across Cultures

Author: Stella Ting-Toomey

Publisher: Guilford Press

ISBN: 1462508766

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 310

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From high-level business negotiations to casual conversations among friends, every interpersonal interaction is shaped by cultural norms and expectations. Seldom is this more clearly brought to light than in encounters between people from different cultural backgrounds, when dissimilar communication practices may lead to frustration and misunderstanding. This thought-provoking text presents a new framework for understanding the impact of culture on communication and for helping students build intercultural communication competence. With illustrative examples from around the globe, the book shows that verbal and nonverbal communication involves much more than transmitting a particular message--it also reflects each participant's self-image, group identifications and values, and privacy and relational needs. Readers learn to move effectively and appropriately through a wide range of transcultural situations by combining culture-specific knowledge with mindful listening and communication skills. Throughout, helpful tables and charts and easy-to-follow guidelines for putting concepts into practice enhance the book's utility for students.

Communication Across Cultures

The Hermeneutics of Cultures and Religions in a Global Age

Author: Chibueze C. Udeani

Publisher: CRVP

ISBN: 1565182405

Category: Intercultural communication

Page: 282

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Communication across Cultures

Mutual Understanding in a Global World

Author: Heather Bowe,Kylie Martin,Howard Manns

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

ISBN: 1316216918

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: N.A

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Communication across Cultures explores how cultural context affects the use and (mis)interpretation of language. It provides an accessible and interdisciplinary introduction to language and language variation in intercultural communication by drawing on both classic and cutting-edge research from pragmatics, discourse analysis, sociolinguistics, linguistic anthropology and politeness studies. This new edition has been comprehensively updated to incorporate recent research, with an emphasis on the fluid and emergent practice of intercultural communication. It provides increased coverage of variation in language within and between cultures, drawing on real-world examples of spoken and written communication. The authors review classic concepts like 'face', 'politeness' and 'speech acts', but also critique these concepts and introduce more recent approaches. Each chapter provides a set of suggested readings, questions and exercises to enable the student to work through concepts and consolidate their understanding of intercultural communication. This is an excellent resource for students of linguistics and related disciplines.

A Paradigm for Business Communication across Cultures: Theoretical Highlights for Practice

跨文化商务沟通范式研究:实践的 理论精要

Author: Dr. Yongqiang LIU 刘永强

Publisher: 清華大學出版社

ISBN: 7302422591

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 362

View: 7979

Today’s global citizens operate business and management endeavors on a global scale. Globalization generates an increasing demand for effective communication in diverse cultural contexts and challenges the relevance of culture in operating businesses in the global village. Communication differences are apparent in many scenarios. Expatriates of international organizations operating abroad adopt their native cultural values to motivate employees of foreign cultures with an entirely different perspective. They use one culture’s motives to move people from other cultures. In global marketing communication, the communicators use values systems of their native culture to develop advertising for other cultures. They use categorizations of one culture to describe others. Such divergence in attitudes, perspectives and priorities of suppliers, and customers with different cultural backgrounds have led to many project failures in international organizations. An in-depth understanding of cultural backgrounds and the potential impact on communication of the people one is interacting with can increase the probability of business success among investors, managers, entrepreneurs and employees operating in diverse cultures. However, effective cross cultural business communication needs to recognize and adopt an interdisciplinary perspective in understanding the cultural forces (Leung, K. et al., 2005). Therefore, we need a multidisciplinary paradigm to carry on effective and successful business communication in our contemporary global village. 本书构建有效的跨文化商务沟通理论模型,讨论企业商务战略、宏观社会文化、组织文化在构建企业沟通战略中的作用与影响,研究语言与文化在信息编码与解码过程中的作用,以及沟通中的有效语言策略和模糊语言策略。同时,本书结合理论模型,提出了有效的跨文化营销沟通战略、广告沟通战略和谈判沟通战略,并提供了提高沟通效率与效果的技能和方法。

Communication Between Cultures

Communication, Communication

Author: CTI Reviews

Publisher: Cram101 Textbook Reviews

ISBN: 1478401001

Category: Education

Page: 37

View: 8306

Facts101 is your complete guide to Communication Between Cultures. In this book, you will learn topics such as as those in your book plus much more. With key features such as key terms, people and places, Facts101 gives you all the information you need to prepare for your next exam. Our practice tests are specific to the textbook and we have designed tools to make the most of your limited study time.

Man and mankind

conflict and communication between cultures

Author: Edmund S. Glenn,Christine G. Glenn

Publisher: Ablex Pub

ISBN: 9780893910686

Category: Social Science

Page: 334

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Outlines and Highlights for Communication Between Cultures by Larry a Samovar, Isbn

9780495007272

Author: Cram101 Textbook Reviews

Publisher: Academic Internet Pub Incorporated

ISBN: 9781428896178

Category: Education

Page: 150

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Never HIGHLIGHT a Book Again! Virtually all testable terms, concepts, persons, places, and events are included. Cram101 Textbook Outlines gives all of the outlines, highlights, notes for your textbook with optional online practice tests. Only Cram101 Outlines are Textbook Specific. Cram101 is NOT the Textbook. Accompanys: 9780495007272

Written Communication Across Cultures

A Sociocognitive Perspective on Business Genres

Author: Yunxia Zhu

Publisher: John Benjamins Publishing

ISBN: 9789027253842

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 215

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Winner of ABC's award for Distinguished Publication for 2006 This book explores effective written communication across cultures both theoretically and practically. Specifically it conceptualizes cross-cultural genre study and compares English and Chinese business writing collected from Australia, New Zealand and China. It is also one of those inspired by contrastive rhetoric but has contributed innovatively and uniquely by incorporating research findings from genre analysis, in particular, the sociocognitive genre perspective into this cross-cultural study. On the one hand, the endeavor represents an in-depth theoretical exploration by considering not only discourse community and cognitive structuring, but also the deep semantics of genre and intertextuality, while broadening genre study by integrating insights from cross-cultural communication as well as the Chinese perspectives. On the other hand, the book also addresses pragmatic issues. As a particular feature, it solicits professional members' intercultural viewpoints; thus confirming the shared social "stock of knowledge" employed in the culturally defined writing conventions. Last but not least, this book explores the implications for genre education and training, and develops an appropriate model for cross-cultural genre learning, which encourages learning through legitimate peripheral participation and intercultural learning in business organizations.

Communication Across Cultures

Author: Elizabeth Christopher

Publisher: Macmillan International Higher Education

ISBN: 1137010975

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 424

View: 4859

A new textbook exploring communication in international management. Provides a comprehensive overview of the field, summarising the key theoretical perspectives and introducing students to the multi-cultural 'big picture' in which global business operates. Experts provide a wealth of cases and other learning and teaching resources.

Communicating Across Cultures

A Coursebook on Interpreting and Translating in Public Services and Institutions

Author: Carmen Valero-Garcés

Publisher: University Press of America

ISBN: 0761861556

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 214

View: 8803

This book is a manual addressing the task of interpreting and translating. It is directed towards those who serve as liaisons between immigrant communities, visitors, or foreigners, and at professionals in public service translation and interpreting. It will also help improve communication between business professionals and their foreign clients.

Among Cultures

The Challenge of Communication

Author: Bradford J. Hall,Patricia O. Covarrubias,Kristin A. Kirschbaum

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 1317219155

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 428

View: 3975

Among Cultures: The Challenge of Communication, Third Edition explores intercultural communication and the relationship between communication and culture, using narrative as a common and compelling thread for studying intercultural interactions. Anchored in the position that people make sense of their worlds through choosing and telling narratives to themselves and others, this text is replete with narratives and stories. Chapters address key aspects of intercultural communication, including verbal and nonverbal communication; stereotypes and bias; identity; conflict; diversity; and ethics. Using an interpretive approach to intercultural communication, the text helps students understand that although a person may appear different, his/her common sense is quite reasonable within a particular interpretive context. Resources are included to help students understand and explain the reasonableness of other cultural systems. The text includes activities for students to complete while reading, including self-assessments and nonverbal self-knowledge tests. Reflection questions within and at the end of each chapter promote thinking and discussion on each topic. With its unique approach to studying intercultural communication via real-life narratives, this text facilitates a deep understanding of the cultural aspects of communication. In providing the narratives of others, it encourages students to tell their own stories and build a strong foundation for communicating across cultures. New to the Third Edition: New chapter—"What Role Does Culture Play in Contemporary Contexts?"—explores intercultural communication as it relates to the environment, health, and technology. New sections on identity, silence, and terms of address as important communicative practices in intercultural settings. Updated sections on honorifics, key terms, social dramas and the golden approaches to ethics.

Communication in Personal Relationships Across Cultures

Author: William B. Gudykunst,Stella Ting-Toomey,Tsukasa Nishida

Publisher: SAGE

ISBN: 9780803946729

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 268

View: 6630

This innovative book contains studies of personal relationships from a variety of non-western cultures, and leaves behind the western biases that are typical of most research and theorizing done in this expanding area. Chapters focus on personal communication practices in countries including Iran, Brazil, Mexico, China, Japan and Korea. The editors cover the major theories that explain communication across cultures through both emic and etic approaches, by examining how members of a culture understand their own communication, and by comparing specific aspects of communication across cultures. They also suggest areas for future research.