CART

(0) items

Guide to Cross-Cultural Communications

by ; ;
Edition:
2nd
ISBN13:

9780132157414

ISBN10:
0132157411
Format:
Paperback
Pub. Date:
6/21/2010
Publisher(s):
Prentice Hall
List Price: $35.80

Rent Textbook

(Recommended)
 
Term
Due
Price
$17.90

Buy New Textbook

Currently Available, Usually Ships in 24-48 Hours
N9780132157414
$29.03

eTextbook

Downloadable Offline Access
  • Apple Devices
  • Android Devices
  • Windows Devices
  • Mac Devices

 
Duration
Price
$15.94

Used Textbook

We're Sorry
Sold Out

More New and Used
from Private Sellers
Starting at $18.99
See Prices

Questions About This Book?

Why should I rent this book?
Renting is easy, fast, and cheap! Renting from eCampus.com can save you hundreds of dollars compared to the cost of new or used books each semester. At the end of the semester, simply ship the book back to us with a free UPS shipping label! No need to worry about selling it back.
How do rental returns work?
Returning books is as easy as possible. As your rental due date approaches, we will email you several courtesy reminders. When you are ready to return, you can print a free UPS shipping label from our website at any time. Then, just return the book to your UPS driver or any staffed UPS location. You can even use the same box we shipped it in!
What version or edition is this?
This is the 2nd edition with a publication date of 6/21/2010.
What is included with this book?
  • The New copy of this book will include any supplemental materials advertised. Please check the title of the book to determine if it should include any CDs, lab manuals, study guides, etc.
  • The Rental copy of this book is not guaranteed to include any supplemental materials. You may receive a brand new copy, but typically, only the book itself.

Related Products


  • Guide to Cross-Cultural Communication (Guide to Business Communication Series)
    Guide to Cross-Cultural Communication (Guide to Business Communication Series)




Summary

This concise, practical book will help you communicate successfully in culturally-diverse workplaces at home and abroad. The Second Edition of the Guide to Cross-Cultural Communication:

Table of Contents

Prefacep. vii
Introductionp. xv
Understanding Cultures
Relationships: Individual or Collective?p. 3
Characteristics of individualist culturesp. 5
Characteristics of collective culturesp. 7
Guidelines: Individualist or collective?p. 11
Social Framework: High Context or Low Context?p. 13
High-context culturesp. 15
Low-context culturesp. 19
Guidelines: High or low contextp. 24
Time: Linear, Flexible, or Cyclical?p. 27
Linear timep. 28
Flexible timep. 30
Cyclical timep. 32
Guidelines: Attitudes toward timep. 36
Power: Hierarchical or Democratic?p. 39
Hierarchical culturesp. 41
Democratic culturesp. 44
Signs and symbols of powerp. 46
Guidelines: Attitudes toward powerp. 50
Communicating Across Cultures
Using Languagep. 53
English: a language of actionp. 55
Sino-tibetan languages: A rich contrastp. 56
Guidelines for using languagep. 58
Writingp. 63
Preferred channelp. 65
Directnessp. 66
Immediacyp. 68
Clarity and concisenessp. 69
Guidelines for writing across culturesp. 71
Communicating Nonverballyp. 75
Eye contactp. 77
Facial expressionp. 81
Hand gesturesp. 83
Spacep. 86
Silence and the rhythm of languagep. 89
Guidelinesp. 90
Negotiating: Process, Persuasion, and Lawp. 93
Analyzing the negotiation processp. 95
Enhancing your persuasivenessp. 101
Understanding international lawp. 105
Guidelines for negotiationp. 109
Conclusionp. 110
Cultural Questionnairep. 113
Bibliographyp. 117
Suggested Readingsp. 120
Suggested Filmsp. 123
Indexp. 125
Table of Contents provided by Ingram. All Rights Reserved.


Please wait while the item is added to your cart...