Intercultural Conflict SPCH 1000
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Date Created: 02/05/16
Intercultural Conflict Taxonomy – breaking down of characteristics; orientation of yourself. Hall’s Taxonomy - High Context ˃ What isn’t said [may rely more on body language) ˃ Group focused ˃ Time is more fluid - Low Context ˃ What is said ˃ Self-focused ˃ Time = Money $$$ Hofstede’s Taxonomy 1) Power Distance – extent to which institutional and organizational power should be distributed unequally and challenged. - High PD ˃ Doesn’t challenge authority ˃ Everyone has their place - Low PD ˃ Much more questioning ˃ Reducing hierarchy 2) Uncertainty Avoidance - High UA ˃ Resistant to change ˃ Values social norms - Low UA ˃ Conflict and competition are good ˃ Achievement is good 3) Individualism v. Collectivism - Individualism ˃ Focus on self [self-relying) - Collectivism ˃ Focus on group [willing to sacrifice self for group) 4) Masculinity v. Femininity - Masculinity ˃ Values achievement/competition - Femininity ˃ More equality between sexes ˃ Focuses more on cooperation 5) Long v. Short Time Orientation - Long Term ˃ Values persistence and thriftiness - Short Term ˃ Focused on gaining something now/quick 6) Indulgence v. Restraint - Indulgence ˃ Getting what you want; pleasure - Restraint ˃ Less is more; patience 7) Monumentalism v. Self-effacement - Monumentalism ˃ Values stability; historical values - Self-effacement ˃ Values change
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