Intercultural Competence Interpersonal Communication Across Cultures

ISBN-10: 0205912044

ISBN-13: 9780205912049

Edition: 7th 2013

Authors: Myron W. Lustig, Jolene Koester

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Intercultural Competenceprovides students with the tools to succeed in today’s intercultural world.  Blending both the practical and theoretical, this text offers students the requisite knowledge, the appropriate motivations, and the relevant skills to function competently with culturally-different others. The text provides a discussion of important ethical and social issues relating to intercultural communication and encourages students to apply vivid examples that will prepare them to interact better in intercultural relationships. Learning GoalsUpon completing this book, readers will be able to:Appreciate the impact of cultural patterns on intercultural communicationUse both practical and theoretical ideas to understand intercultural communication competenceUnderstand some of the central contexts – in health, education, business, and tourism – in which intercultural communication occursDiscuss cultural identity and the role of cultural biasesNote:MySearchLab with eText does not come automatically packaged with this text. To purchase MySearchLab, please visit:www.mysearchlab.comor you can purchase a valuepack of the text + MySearchLab (at no additional cost): ValuePack ISBN-10: 0205912044 / ValuePack ISBN-13: 9780205912049
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Book details

List price: $157.27
Edition: 7th
Copyright year: 2013
Publisher: Prentice Hall PTR
Publication date: 7/25/2012
Binding: Mixed Media
Pages: 400
Size: 8.00" wide x 9.50" long x 0.50" tall
Weight: 1.232
Language: English

Communication and Intercultural Competence
Introduction to Intercultural Competence
Culture and Intercultural Communication
Intercultural Communication Competence
Cultural Differences in Communication
Cultural Patterns and Communication: Foundations
Cultural Patterns and Communication: Taxonomies
Cultural Identity and Cultural Biases
Coding Intercultural Communication
Verbal Intercultural Communication
Nonverbal Intercultural Communication
the Effects of Code Usage in Intercultural Communication
Communication in Intercultural Relationships
Intercultural Competence in Interpersonal Relationships
Episodes, Contexts, and Intercultural Interactions
the Potential for Intercultural Competence
Communication and Intercultural Competence
Introduction to Intercultural Competence
Imperatives for Intercultural Competence
Communication
The Challenge of Communicating in an Intercultural World
Culture and Intercultural Communication
Culture
Why Cultures Differ
Intercultural Communication
Intercultural Communication Competence
The United States as an Intercultural Community
Competence and Intercultural Communication
Basic Tools for Improving Intercultural Competence
Cultural Differences in Communication
Cultural Patterns and Communication: Foundations
Defining Cultural Patterns
Components of Cultural Patterns
Characteristics of Cultural Patterns
Cultural Patterns and Intercultural Competence
Cultural Patterns and Communication: Taxonomies
Hall's High- and Low-Context Cultural Taxonomies
Hofstede's Cultural Taxonomies
The GLOBE Cultural Taxonomy
A Synthesis of Cultural Taxonomies
Cultural Identity and Cultural Biases
Cultural Identity
Cultural Biases
Identity, Biases, and Intercultural Competence
Coding Intercultural Communication
Verbal Intercultural Communication
The Power of Language in Intercultural Communication
Definition of Verbal Codes
Language, Thought, Culture, and Intercultural Communication
Verbal Codes and Intercultural Competence
Nonverbal Intercultural Communication
Characteristics of Nonverbal Codes
Cultural Universals in Nonverbal Communication
Nonverbal Functions in Intercultural Communication
Cultural Variations in Nonverbal Communication
Nonverbal Messages in Intercultural Communication
Synchrony of Nonverbal Communication Codes
Nonverbal Communication and Intercultural Competence
the Effects of Code Usage in Intercultural Communication
Preferences in the Organization of Verbal Codes
Cultural Variations in Persuasion
Cultural Variations in the Structure of Conversations
Effects of Code Usage on Intercultural Competence
Communication in Intercultural Relationships
Intercultural Competence in Interpersonal Relationships
Cultural Variations in Interpersonal Relationships
The Maintenance of Face in Interpersonal Relationships
Improving Intercultural Relationships
Interpersonal Relationships and Intercultural Competence
Episodes, Contexts, and Intercultural Interactions
Social Episodes in Intercultural Relationships
Contexts for Intercultural Communication
Episodes, Contexts, and Intercultural Competence
the Potential for Intercultural Competence
Intercultural Contact
The Ethics of Intercultural Competence
The Perils and Prospects for Intercultural Competence
Resources
Intercultural Films
Online Resources
Notes
Credits
Author Index
Subject Index
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