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Cultural difference in nvc

Cultural difference in NvC

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Cultural difference in nvc

  1. 1. Presentation in Honour to Ma’am “Ambreen Khan” Group no. 08
  2. 2. Group Members:  Maryam Shoukat.  Maham Ayub.  Amna Rafique.  Ayesha Aziz.  Syeda Adin Ajaz.  Kinza Arshad.  Gulshen Manzoor.
  3. 3. “Actions speaks louder than words” COMPUTER SCIENCE 1st SEMESTER MORNING
  4. 4. Presentation Outline  What is Non-Verbal Communication?  Cultural Differences .  Forms of NvC.  Cultural Difference in NvC. COMPUTER SCIENCE 1st SEMESTER MORNING
  5. 5. What is Non-verbal Communication ? ? COMPUTER SCIENCE 1st SEMESTER MORNING
  6. 6. Communication without the use of spoken language. Nonverbal communication includes gestures, facial expressions, and body positions (known collectively as “body language”), as well as unspoken understanding, and cultural and environmental conditions the may affect any encounter between people. Non-verbal Communication COMPUTER SCIENCE 1st SEMESTER MORNING
  7. 7. Cultural Difference  Nonverbal differences account for difficulties in communicating.  Nonverbal communication is especially important in intercultural situations. COMPUTER SCIENCE 1st SEMESTER MORNING
  8. 8. NvC Around the World Nonverbal Communication in Pakistan Expressing happiness, respect and love for others. Cultural effect COMPUTER SCIENCE 1st SEMESTER MORNING
  9. 9. NvC Around the World Nonverbal Communication in China The Chinese don't like being touched by strangers. Therefore don’t make any body contact. Cultural effect COMPUTER SCIENCE 1st SEMESTER MORNING
  10. 10. NvC Around the World Nonverbal Communication in Argentina A handshake and nod show respect when greeting someone. Cultural effect COMPUTER SCIENCE 1st SEMESTER MORNING
  11. 11. NvC Around the World Nonverbal Communication in India Namaste or namaskar is used as a respectful form of greeting. Namste is spoken with a slight bow and hands pressed together.  Cultural effect COMPUTER SCIENCE 1st SEMESTER MORNING
  12. 12. NvC Around the World Nonverbal Communication in the U.S.A Quite Informal way of nonverbal communication - A handshake, a smile, and 'hello'. Cultural effect COMPUTER SCIENCE 1st SEMESTER MORNING
  13. 13. Forms of NvC COMPUTER SCIENCE 1st SEMESTER MORNING  General Appearance and Dress  Eye Contact & Gaze.  Facial Expressions.  Postures.  Touch.  Gestures.
  14. 14. General Appearance and Dress COMPUTER SCIENCE 1st SEMESTER MORNING  All cultures make judgments based on looks and dress.  Length of women’s and men’s hair.  Choice of color, clothing, hairstyles and other factors affecting appearance also include in non verbal communication.
  15. 15. Eye Contact & Gaze • Degree of attention or interest. • Regulates interaction. • Communicates emotion. • Western cultures: See direct eye to eye contact as positive • Arabic cultures make prolonged eye- contact: To show interest and truthfulness of the other person. • Japan, Africa, Latin American, Caribbean: Avoid eye contact to show respect. COMPUTER SCIENCE 1st SEMESTER MORNING
  16. 16. Facial Expressions COMPUTER SCIENCE 1st SEMESTER MORNING
  17. 17. Facial Expressions: COMPUTER SCIENCE 1st SEMESTER MORNING Asian cultures suppress (repress) facial expression as much as possible. Arabic cultures exaggerate grief, sadness, joy... American men hide grief or sorrow. Too much smiling is viewed in as a sign of being mentally ill. Women smile more than men.
  18. 18. Posture: COMPUTER SCIENCE 1st SEMESTER MORNING  Bowing : Not done in US; shows rank in Japan.  Hands in pocket : Disrespectful in Turkey.  Sitting with legs crossed : Offensive in Ghana, Turkey .  Showing soles of feet : Offensive in Thailand, Saudi Arabia.
  19. 19. Touch “We communicate a great deal through touch..” COMPUTER SCIENCE 1st SEMESTER MORNING A weak handshake, a timid tap on the shoulder, a warm bear hug, a reassuring slap on the back or a controlling grip on your arm.
  20. 20. Touch:  USA: Handshake is common and hugs for family and close friends.  Islamic Culture: Usually don’t approve of any touching between genders even hand shakes.
  21. 21. Gestures COMPUTER SCIENCE 1st SEMESTER MORNING  Pointing: US with index finger. Asian cultures with entire hand.  The Thumbs Up: Western culture has become used to the thumbs-up as a positive, informal signal, generally indicating a job well done, there are cultures where a thumbs-up may land you in trouble.
  22. 22. Thank You!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
  23. 23. Ask me about the topic if you want.

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