Cultural Perceptions of Communication in Organizations: Low Context and High Context


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How are messages expressed in a low context culture?

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1. How are messages communicated in a high context culture?

2. An example of a culture with high context communication would be _____.

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

This quiz and worksheet combo will help you check your knowledge of culture's impact on communication in organizations. To pass the test you will need to understand key terms such as low- and high-context cultures.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

In these assessments, you will be tested on the following:

  • Definition and examples of low-context culture
  • Definition and examples high-context culture
  • Aspects of cultural perceptions of communication

Skills Practiced

  • Making connections - understand the concept of society-based communication
  • Critical thinking - apply relevant concepts to examine information about the impact of culture on communication in a different light
  • Defining key concepts - ensure that you can accurately define main phrases, such as high- and low-context cultures
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding culture's impact on communication

Additional Learning

To learn more about society-based communication, review the corresponding lesson on Culture's Impact on Communication in Organizations. This lesson covers the following objectives:

  • Learn about society-based communication
  • Differentiate between low- and high-context cultures
  • Explore the relationship of low- and high-context cultures to organizational behavior