High vs Low Context And Culture – Communication

High vs Low Context And Culture – Communication

This quiz is about High vs Low Context And Culture – Communication.


Richer messages are always better than leaner ones.

True

False – correct


The National Assoc. of College and Employers has identified verbal communication skills as the quality employers seek most in job candidates.

True – correct

False


One of the features that distinguishes qualitatively interpersonal communication from less personal exchanges is interdependence.”

True – correct

False


Most people can learn to communicate more effectively.

True – correct

False


Most people operate at a level of communication effectiveness equal to their potential.

True

False – correct


 Interpersonal communication can be distinguished from impersonal communication based on qualities of:

uniqueness

interdependence

intrinsic rewards

all of the above – correct

a and b only


____________ describes the process of paying close attention to one’s own behavior and using these observations to shape it.

Disinhibition

Multimodality

Self-monitoring – correct

Cognitive complexity


Which of the following means the same things as “Communication is irreversible”?

Erasing or replacing spoken words or acts is not possible.

You can’t erase an impression you’ve created.

It’s impossible to “unreceive” a message.

Words said are irretrievable.

All mean the same as the statement. – correct


Which of the following is an example of psychological noise while in class?

someone coughing next to you

worrying about your grade on a test – correct

having hearing loss

being confused by the meaning of a word

none of the above


You need to share some sensitive and confidential information with a coworker whose reaction you are eager to assess. Which medium is best for transmitting this information?

Texting

Telephone

Handwritten message

Face-to-face – correct


Marshall McLuhan’s “global village” metaphor suggests that the world’s cultures are becoming increasingly disconnected and independent.

True

False – correct


Challenging authority is acceptable in cultures that endorse low power distance.

True – correct

False


In achievement cultures as opposed to nurturing cultures, those who see themselves as especially capable feel more empowered to voice their opinions.

True – correct

False


High-context cultures rely more on nonverbal cues than do low-context cultures.

True – correct

False


Social scientists use the term “salience” to describe how much weight we attach to a particular person or phenomenon.

True – correct

False


When Austrian students are praised for asking their teachers questions while Filipino students see questioning their teachers as inappropriate, they are exhibiting values associated with which concept?

high vs. low context

individualism vs. collectivism

power distance – correct

uncertainty avoidance

achievement vs. nurturing


Your friend Tom is nervous about disclosing he is a member of the LGBTQ community. You reassure him that although there are risks, there are also benefits of being open about one’s gender identity, including:

a ) being authentic

b) belonging to a supportive co-culture

c) increasing one’s socioeconomic standing

d) a and b only – correct

e) All of the above


When an American answers the question “Who am I?” by citing individual factors while an Chinese person answers the same question by identifying groups in which she/he is a member, they are expressing value differences associated with

high vs. low context

individualism vs. collectivism – correct

power distance

uncertainty avoidance

achievement vs. nurturing


Jenny would like to bring her service animal to work, a Labrador Retriever who helps her deal with severe anxiety. She is not sure, however, that she wants to disclose her condition to colleagues. By de-emphasizing differences and staying quiet about her disability, Jenny has chosen a strategy of integration called ____________.

assimilation – correct

accommodation

perspective taking

code-switching


Nigel strives to advance his career by getting a raise and promotion in London. Gita, who works for the same company at another branch in Indonesia, is more concerned with helping her colleagues and developing supportive relationships at work. These cultural differences are associated with ____________.

uncertainty avoidance

high vs. low power-distance

high vs. low context

achievement vs. nurturing – correct


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