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Does your value system stem from your culture?

Does your value system stem from your culture?

High-Context Culture In brief, culture, as supported by a set of values, is characterized by elements of beliefs, symbols, and behaviors.  In a high-context culture such as Chinese, culture is relational, collectivist, intuitive, and contemplative. Chinese highly value interpersonal relationships.  There is a general assumption of commonality of knowledge and views.  Communication is implicit and […]

Journey to understanding

Journey to understanding

Imagine the following… How would you like to be told that your silence is valued more than your voice?  Can you imagine spending your formative years being surrounded by the idea of ‘silence is respect’?  How about learning meant memorization instead of questioning and having an opinion?  What if you grew up in a culture […]

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