Cultural Differences in Conflict Responses


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Where is use of the left hand inappropriate?

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1. What is the conflict response method preferred in much of Africa?

2. Why might hotel clerks in Southeast Asia seem to minimize a water leak?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Culture is often a main factor in determining how an individual responds to tough situations. For the quiz, you'll need to understand body language in different cultures as well as why people approach conflict in particular ways.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

The quiz requires you to:

  • Identify where using one's left hand is considered inappropriate
  • Explain how conflicts are generally resolved in Africa
  • Point out why a hotel clerk in Southeast Asia would downplay a water leak
  • Name a disadvantage of lawsuits
  • Describe how a person's arm movements may be viewed in a reserved country

Skills Practiced

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you pull the most essential information from the related lesson on cultural responses to conflict
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained about conflict response methods in Africa
  • Knowledge application - use your understanding to point out a disadvantage of lawsuits

Additional Learning

To learn more about this topic, review the lesson entitled Cultural Differences in Conflict Responses. The lesson is centered on the following objectives:

  • Explain how understanding cultural differences helps in conflict resolution
  • Describe how remaining calm during conflict could be perceived in a physically expressive culture
  • Point out common ways that various cultures acknowledge conflict