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The confusion and discomfort that a person experiences when in an unfamiliar culture

Culture shock

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The ability to adapt to new cultures and work well in situations of cultural diversity

Cultural intelligence

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Rely on nonverbal and situational cues as well as spoken or written words in communication

High-context cultures

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Emphasize communication via spoken or written words

Low-context cultures

5

People tend to do one thing at a time

Monochronic cultures

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People accomplish many different things at once

Polychronic cultures

7

The study of how people use and value space

Proxemics

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Social norms are rigid and clear, and members try to conform

Tight cultures

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Social norms are mixed and ambiguous, and conformity varies

Loose cultures

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The degree to which a society accepts unequal distribution of power

Power distance

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The degree to which a society tolerates risk and uncertainty

Uncertainty avoidance

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The degree to which a society emphasizes individuals and their self-interests

Individualism-collectivism

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The degree to which a society values assertiveness and materialism

Masculinity-femininity

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The degree to which a society emphasizes short-term or long-term goals

Time orientation

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Assumes that a generalized cultural value applies equally well to all members of the culture

Ecological fallacy

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Are skills and personal characteristics that help us be successful in cross-cultural situations

Intercultural competencies