Ch 5: The Impact of Cultural Conflict on Communications

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This chapter helps you quickly study the impact of cultural conflict on communication at any time that's convenient. These short lessons and quizzes are great resources for test preparation, homework help, tutoring, grade improvement, textbook supplementation and independent learning.

The Impact of Cultural Conflict on Communications - Chapter Summary

Take a look at this engaging communication chapter to see how cultural conflict can affect communication styles of different countries and cultures. As you work through the chapter's lessons, you'll analyze the communication styles of several types of cultures, as well as a variety of cultural conflict responses. To make sure you fully understand the topics you study, we encourage to to take the chapter's self-assessment quizzes. You can reach out to our instructors if you have any questions, and you'll be able to access the chapter resources whenever you have free time to study. When you're finished with the chapter, you should be able to:

  • Recognize how different cultures handle conflict responses
  • Compare the communication styles of individualistic, collectivist, masculine, feminine, monochronic and polychronic cultures
  • Explain the differences in communication between cultures that have high and low tolerances for ambiguity
  • Describe the qualities of intercultural communication in post-conflict nations

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