Communicating Effectively with the Chinese - Communicating Effectively in Multicultural Contexts v. 5 (Paperback)

by Stella Ting-Toomey, Ge Gao

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Utilizing the 'self-OTHER' perspective as a conceptual foundation, the authors portray and interpret some of the distinctive communication practices in Chinese culture. They examine how self-conception, role and hierarchy, relational dynamics and face affect ways of conducting everyday talk in Chinese culture. They explain why miscommunication between Chinese and North Americans takes place and suggest ways to improve communication. By incorporating instances of everyday talk, the authors offer a realistic and clear illustration of the specific characteristics and functions of Chinese communication, as well as problematic areas of Chinese//North American encounters.

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Published
11/09/1998

Publisher
SAGE Publications Inc

ISBN
9780803970038


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