Practical Application: Cross-Cultural Communication Styles Infographic

Instructor: Natalie Boyd

Natalie is a teacher and holds an MA in English Education and is in progress on her PhD in psychology.

Whether from society at large or an organization, culture has a profound impact on the way people communicate. This infographic sums up the ways that different cultures communicate.

Communication Styles

People respond to different messages and communications. Communication styles, or ways that people communicate, vary from culture to culture. For example, some cultures respond well to messages about winning while others prefer to think about cooperation.

For more information on communication styles across cultures, see the lessons Individualistic vs. Collectivistic Cultures: Differences in Communication Styles, Masculine vs. Feminine Cultures: Distinctions and Communication Styles, and Monochronic vs. Polychronic Cultures: Definitions and Communication Styles. Then check out the infographic that sums up the differences in communication styles across cultures.

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