Cultural differences in nonverbal communication

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Cultural differences in nonverbal communication

  1. 1. CULTURAL DIFFERENCES INNONVERBAL COMMUNICATION Gizem Kuyumcu
  2. 2. WHAT IS NONVERBALCOMMUNICATION? Body language or posture Gestures and touch Facial expression or eye contact
  3. 3. Eye contact may have different meanings in different cultures.
  4. 4. Some muslim countries have laws about not to have eye contact between opposite genders.
  5. 5. Hand signals can bemisinterpreted in some parts of the world.
  6. 6. Grieving is interpretted differently in different cultures.
  7. 7. Obama bowing toEmperor of Japan
  8. 8. PRA 100 Final Presentation Gizem KuyumcuResources:1) Edmonds, Molly, How do culturally different people interpret nonverbal communication. http://people.howstuffworks.com/nonverbal-communication.htm2) Herkov, Michael J., Grieving Across Cultures https://www.achievesolutions.net/achievesolutions/en/Content.do? contentId=36083) (2011, 02). Important Components of Cross-Cultural Communication. StudyMode.com. http://www.studymode.com/essays/Important- Components-Of-Cross-Cultural-Communication-595745.html

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