“Cultural differences influences intercultural encounters, generally by leading to misunderstanding or conflict, at both the individual and group level”
(a) Describe how communication with others as representatives of their groups creates barriers to effective communication?
(b) How do prejudices and stereotypes act as barriers to communication across cultures?
(c) prepare down the behavioural barriers to intercultural communication.
(d) prepare down the sources of communication problems and conflict in work setting.
Make a distinction between the three broad theoretical frameworks which attempt to provide an explanation and understanding of communication and culture.
How is globalisation and informatisation impacting on intercultural communication?
(a) How do cultural differentiations impact on International Business?
(b) The domestic society is made up of a variety of co-cultures which exerts a powerful effect on communication at work. Demonstrate how this happens.
(a) Illustrate out how the masculine and feminine language uses differ.
(b) What are the various kinds of non-verbal communication? What are their major characteristics?