The Application of Symbolic Interactionism on Cross-Cultural Communication and Cross-Cultural Training
Mazzeo, Laura E.
MetadataShow full item record
Today's world is becoming increasingly global. As more and more people travel, move, and work overseas it becomes imperative that individuals from all nations learn how to communicate effectively with one another. Because all cultures are different with various languages and characteristics, without the proper knowledge and training successful cross-cultural communication cannot occur. There are many angles from which to look at how effective cross-cultural communication happens and how to successfully understand and teach it. One angle is that of the social theory of symbolic interactionism. Through this theory it is possible to understand cross-cultural communication and training through a theory with which all interaction is fundamentally set.
Showing items related by title, author, creator and subject.
The Application of Symbolic Interactionism on Cross-Cultural Communication and Cross-Cultural Training Mazzeo, Laura E. (2004)The Seven Dimensions of Culture • Individualism vs. Collectivism Orientation to the self vs. orientation to common goals and objectives. • Universalism vs. Particularism Particular obligation to a universal standard ...
Fouch, Tiffany L. (Kalamazoo, Mich. : Kalamazoo College, 2010-04)The most common type of cultural immersion today is study abroad. Dating back to when it first emerged in the 1960s, cultural psychology has always been very interested in the different ways humans interact (Markus, 2001). ...
Fouch, Tiffany L. (2009)The growing range of dissimilar populations in the United States, in addition to the increased diversity in many professional fields have made multicultural awareness and sensitivity even more important in recent years. ...