Indonesian cultures come in contact with other cultures through trade, as Indonesia is located along important trade routes. In America, cultural diffusion occurs as immigrates from other countries move to America and share their cultures. In this way, America and Indonesia are culturally diverse. Neither country is closed off from the influence
Different cultures shouldn’t come between the communications of people as everyone is equally the same. However everyone perceives things in different ways, especially when it comes to communicating. Many other cultures can misunderstand the context of a message they may receive, it could be perceived in a positive or a negative way. Some words and expressions we use in this country can have a very different meaning in another culture. This is where you need to be careful when communicating with cultural differences.
Since the beginning of the time, the most primary method of communication has been the face-to-face communication. In fact, for an extended time, face-to-face communication was the only method ever used. As the time passed many new methods of communication came along with the use of telephone calls, emails and letters. Even though with the enhancements in such types of communication, nothing like other types of communication has been able to change or replace the face-to-face method. Face-to-face communication is better than any other types of communication because it allows one person to recognize the facial expressions of another, you can tell whether if the person is telling the truth or not and it allows one person to express his/her feelings towards the person.
Practising what have learnt which lead to be a habit is good in fostering effective communication. First of all, during communication, it is crucial for every people to focus by stop doing and thinking and looks to the communicator; hearing just not enough yet but listen to the message and the meaning so that we will be able to avoid misinterpretation. Apart from that, be open minded by do not making a prejudgement. Instigate trust by set up the positive and open communication amongst member- this will lead to the effectiveness of any teamwork project in future. On top of that, making a humour in communication is encouraging as to avoid a boredom perhaps share a funny stories however it is important as long the joke and humour is not sensitive and become offensive.
Before arrival of Europeans, Indonesia was socially distinct and embraced varied forms of art and culture. First influence was on agriculture. The Dutch established the cultivation system and resulted to Indonesia having a highly developed society with a wet field (weloveindonesia). The negative side of influence was that the Dutch caused social immobility or social gap in Indonesia’s society (brookings). Under Dutch rule, higher classes faced fewer hardships but lower classes encountered harsh treatment, great exploitation, a deterioration of living condition and heavy tax burdens (lowensteyn).
Etiquette - Taiwanese are generally friendly, easygoing and kind people. Most foreign visitors who come to Taiwan are pleasantly surprised to know that the locals welcome them wherever they go. The locals are very acquainted with Western customs and they are also appreciative of foreign visitors who are eager to learn about their culture. In social meetings, people shake hands and normally, the oldest person in a group should be greeted first. Always greet with titles (honorific, academic or professional) unless you’re on familiar terms with
The first noticeable difference between a group chat and spoken language is their acquisition. As discussed in class spoken language is innate, meaning it is naturally learned and progressed through hearing speech. Whereas, group chats are a result of direct teaching, it is not a natural process for humans so it must be shown to them. Noticeably speech includes paralinguistic cues which are not present in group chats. These group chats compensate for the loss of paralanguage and instead uses emoticons to express emotions, for example, as mentioned by Crystal (2006), a smiley such as can show happiness and humour within a message.
CHAPTER 1 Concept of culture and civilization Meaning of Culture : Although it is Difficult to give any exact defination of culture , but it is very easy to understand the concept of Culture. examples of culture can be seen every where around you. you intuitively know that their are certain attitudes, feelings and ideas that exist when you go to a certain place. like in corp-orate Culture, office might be formal or casual in design, employes may be encouraged to dress casually to encourage feeling of equality, comfort and for productivity, management might show caring and personable attitude by sending gifts and cards to employees on key dates in their lives and festivals etc.right from throwing
By communicating face-to-face or through video communication will also possess different effect in this type of communication. Face-to-face communication, in a sense can have a more powerful impact if compared to communicating through video communication. This is because face-to-face communication can build trust towards the person you are communicating with, creating opportunities, boosting
I can say it depend with the culture on how they view things. However, I should say culture is comprised of a community’s set of common values, practices, and goals. Culture is vivacious concept that allows for change due to different factors, such as the need to adapt to the environment and the exposure to other cultures. Developing an understanding for other cultures are acclimatizing to a global world was increasingly needed to interact with people of different background. Culture is one thing, which it is developing in time and passed from one generation to the next.