Different Types And Levels Of Cross Cultural Communications

1477 Words Oct 5th, 2014 6 Pages
Introduction

Nowadays, in the time of globalization, different types and levels of cross-cultural communications are now increasing constantly and appearing frequently in negotiations, trades and social events. As a result, culture has become significantly important in the field of business communications. However, the culture differences among people often lead to incomplete information and even unnecessary some misunderstandings and embarrassments. In the worst case, they may also cause disagreements and contradictions, affecting the efficiency of the business event. Therefore, analyzing the possible effects of culture differences to business communications and finding the most accurate way to communicate in the business field have become a serious, new topic in the whole world. Major forms of culture diversity in business communications

Culture diversity defines the differences between regions, races originated to various historical, political, traditional and conventional factors. In the field of international business communications, people always come from different countries and areas with different prospective on political system, habits, religious beliefs and education backgrounds. They have different or even opposite understandings on the same thing. Chinese philosopher Confucius from 2500 years ago said “The differences in the characters of men are chiefly owing to habit. By nature, men are nearly alike; by practice, they get to be wide apart” could totally…
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