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Culture-

Set of values, belief, norm, custom. Giving them a sense of commonality.

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International communication-

When members of two or more culture exchange messages.

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Low Context culture-

Uses language to express thought, feeling, ideas logically as possible.

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High context-

Relies on subtle, NV cue

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Individualism-

Helping themselves.

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Collectivism-

Feel loyalty to an in-group.

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Power distance-

accept unequal distribution of power.
US, Canada= low.

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Prefer personality-

to "do" or to"be"
doing- work hard. Career over family.
be- Experience people and life around you.

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Long term orientation-

Perseverance. More than 1 god.

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Short term orientation-

1 truth. Quick result, personal safety. 1 god.

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Motivation and attitude-

Sincere desire to communicate 1/ strangers.

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Tolerance and Ambiguity-

Able to deal w/ ambiguous or confusing message.

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Open mindedness-

What they did are just different, not wrong.

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Knowledge and skill-

Ability to respond to message effectively.