Monthly Archives: June 2010

Getting Angry at Work: Affective and Neutral Cultures

If you’re angry or frustrated at work, would you say so? How would you express these feelings? Depending on whether your culture is Affective or Neutral, your answer will be very different. Affective or Neutral describes how overtly a culture … Continue reading

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Communication and Cultural Thought Patterns

Being a good communicator has different meanings in different cultures.  In order to communicate effectively across cultures, you need to understand the cultural thought patterns behind the language of communication. These thought patterns influence the way native speakers of a  … Continue reading

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