Your SlideShare is downloading. ×
Barnga - An Intercultural Simulation
Barnga - An Intercultural Simulation
Barnga - An Intercultural Simulation
Barnga - An Intercultural Simulation
Barnga - An Intercultural Simulation
Barnga - An Intercultural Simulation
Barnga - An Intercultural Simulation
Barnga - An Intercultural Simulation
Barnga - An Intercultural Simulation
Barnga - An Intercultural Simulation
Barnga - An Intercultural Simulation
Barnga - An Intercultural Simulation
Barnga - An Intercultural Simulation
Barnga - An Intercultural Simulation
Barnga - An Intercultural Simulation
Barnga - An Intercultural Simulation
Barnga - An Intercultural Simulation
Barnga - An Intercultural Simulation
Upcoming SlideShare
Loading in...5
×

Thanks for flagging this SlideShare!

Oops! An error has occurred.

×
Saving this for later? Get the SlideShare app to save on your phone or tablet. Read anywhere, anytime – even offline.
Text the download link to your phone
Standard text messaging rates apply

Barnga - An Intercultural Simulation

5,038

Published on

0 Comments
0 Likes
Statistics
Notes
  • Be the first to comment

  • Be the first to like this

No Downloads
Views
Total Views
5,038
On Slideshare
0
From Embeds
0
Number of Embeds
0
Actions
Shares
0
Downloads
114
Comments
0
Likes
0
Embeds 0
No embeds

Report content
Flagged as inappropriate Flag as inappropriate
Flag as inappropriate

Select your reason for flagging this presentation as inappropriate.

Cancel
No notes for slide
  • -Ron Lavoie
  • -Ron Lavoie
  • Transcript

    • 1. Ottawa Community Immigrant Services Organization Barnga: A Cultural Simulation Embracing Diversity, Building Community
    • 2.
      • Practice the “5 tricks.”
      • Tournament begins; no words!
      • After each round, best and worst players must move and join another group.
      • No more than 7 players per group.
    • 3. How I Felt…
      • When the game was introduced…
      • When I began to learn the rules of the game…
      • When the rules were taken away…
      • When words were banned…
      • When I had to move & play with others…
      • When I realized something was “wrong”…
    • 4. What if…
      • … play lasted longer?
      • … any players had obvious cultural differences?
      • … a more complex game were involved?
      • … there were more at stake?
      • … you had been allowed to talk?
      • … each team had 100s of members?
      • Other “what if’s”?
    • 5. Maximizing Benefit from Intercultural Interaction
      • Check in
      • Check understanding
      • Promote open communication
      • Draw the best out of a wide diversity of people
      • Be sensitive to and aware of potential for misunderstandings
    • 6. Strategies
      • Try to listen to what’s being said, not what’s in your head.
      • Be alert to how your culture filters your experience.
      • When checking in, use descriptive language.
      • Cultivate healthy suspicion of your own “wisdom.”
    • 7. Where Does Your Culture Lie? HIGH CONTEXT LOW CONTEXT
    • 8. Personal Orientation? COLLECTIVIST INDIVIDUALISTIC
    • 9. Decision Making? AUTOCRATIC DEMOCRATIC
    • 10. Risk Aversion? HIGH LOW
    • 11. Time Orientation? POLYCHRONIC MONOCHRONIC
    • 12. Power Distance? CLOSE DISTANT
    • 13. What do you see?
      • +
    • 14. What do you see?
    • 15. What do you see?
    • 16. What do you see?
    • 17. What do you see?
    • 18. Final Thoughts...

    ×