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  1. What is culture?
    • a way of life
    • shared beliefs, values and norms
    • instilled in people from birth
    • integrated, dynamic systems
  2. What is high-context culture?
    • have strong interpersonal bonds
    • extensive networks with members of their in-group
  3. What is low-context culture?
    • compartmentalize their personal relationships
    • prefer lots of background information
  4. Examples of high-context:
    • Japanese
    • Chinese
    • Korean
    • African american
  5. Examples of low-context:
    • German
    • Scandanavian
    • American
    • English
  6. What is nonverbal communication?
    • happens unconsciously
    • silent language
    • culture-specific
    • includes body movements, facial expressions, clothing, eye contact, voice inflection
  7. How do we develop lenses?
    legacies+layers=lenses
  8. What creates legacies?
    powerful historic events that shape our view of the world
  9. What creates layers?
    unchangeable life experiences
  10. Identify a lens and how it affects you:
    meritocratist: opportunity is based on an individuals initiative, competence and accomplishments

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Culture
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2016-02-12 01:48:12
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