Free Essays on Different Cultures

  1. culture

    The Comparison of Culture Shock and Reverse Culture Shock Name: Cai Miaosen Instructor: Li Binbin 1. Introduction In recent years, the people who pursue their overseas studying have doubled in number. The overseas returnees also increase at a fast rate. Many people who have already got the foreign...

  2. Culture Shock

    The factors of culture shock are various. Different values, beliefs and customs can create information overload. Besides, language barrier reduces the understanding of the new culture and makes people feel isolated. In addition, the difference in food is one of the main factors of culture shock. Original...

  3. A Loss of Individualism

    growth because they have restricted the literature discussed to topics based on the surrounding or minority cultures, and have also begun teaching expected behavior based on the ideas of a certain culture. Students need role models and variety, when learning, to enhance their knowledge and grow their imaginations...

  4. Culture shock.

    Culture in simplicity is a body of learned behavior, a collection of beliefs, habits and traditions, shared by a group of people and successively learned by people who enter the society. Furthermore, culture is learned, not inherited. If this is correct, then it can be assumed that it is not impossible...

  5. Cultural Module Assignment

    Culture is an ‘unwritten book with the rules of the social game that is passed on to newcomers by its members, nesting itself in their minds’ (Tipton, 2008, page 14). It is well known that neighbour countries have similar cultures that prove us that the longest the distance between two groups the greater...

  6. Envi

    human culture and the physical environment, with the unifying theme of relationships among population, food production, and politics. This course offers an advanced, critical introduction into current issues and debates in environmental cultural studies. In this class we studied different cultures and...

  7. Intercultural Sensitivity Scale

    interacting with people from different cultures. __2__ 2. I think people from other cultures are narrow-minded. __4__ 3. I am pretty sure of myself in interacting with people from different cultures. __3__ 4. I find it very hard to talk in front of people from different cultures. __2__ 5. I always...

  8. Cross Cultural Management

    to a certain extent. Culture refers to the refinement of individuals, usually though educations. It also refers to one’s ideas and beliefs, to make their environment better, consequently, their lives better. Different countries, race, and religion give people different cultures. When interacting with...

  9. What Does Culture Mean to You

    What does “culture” mean to you? What is the most accurate meaning of the word “culture”? I often use the word “culture” even though I do not really have a depth of understanding of its meaning. I look up its meaning through the internet and my Longman dictionary every time I use this word, but I still...

  10. Importance of Culture

    IImportance of Culture Why is culture important? How do cultural values impact living? Read on to find the answers. Culture refers to the pattern of human activity and the symbols, which give significance to this activity. Culture is represented through the art, literature, costumes, customs and traditions...

  11. Adjusting to Another Culture

    Adjusting To Another Culture. It is amazing to visit other cultures either for businesses, tourisms, or visiting a friend, but can you interact with the culture that you are going to? It’s known that it is important to adjust to other cultures even though it is a challenging process. Regardless of...

  12. Consumer Behavior on the Tip of the Tongue

    Abstract: 3 Key words 3 The different diet and food culture 4 The concept of culture 4 Food culture cause the difference diet habit 5 The change of tradition food 7 The food symbol in countries 7 Opportunities and Challenges for Company 8 The influence of culture to Consumer buying behavior...

  13. assimilation

    traditional Mexican name with illegal immigration. America is known as the “melting pot.” The melting pot refers to people changing their own cultures to fit American culture. Which is called Assimilation. Assimilation is defined as a complex process in which immigrants fully integrate themselves into a new...

  14. Reaction Paper 7 Politeness

    APPENDIX | Can knowing different cultures contribute peace of world | Is there any relationship between culture and language | Can second language teaching include teaching second culture | Can any problem occur during teaching culture? If it occurs what are the ways to overcome | What kinds of techniques...

  15. American Culture

    September 2013 American culture is unlike any other in the world. There are many things that make our culture so unique and diverse. From historic events to the very way the United States was started, American culture has changed many times throughout its existence, and it...

  16. heritage in tourism

    focusing UK. 4 Discuss the potential conflict in the conservation of culture heritage resources. 4 to 5 Evaluate the impact of ownership on the management of culture heritage. 5 to 6 Analyse the roles and responsibilities of organization...

  17. Pyscology

    once said, “A nation’s culture resides in the hearts and souls of its people." Chinese culture and American culture are the foundation of the country. Even in today’s busy world the culture these countries were built on is still visible today. The American and Chinese cultures have various differences...

  18. Culture Challenges

    CULTURE CHALLENGES Culture is central to what we see, how we make sense of what we see, and how we express ourselves. As people from different cultural groups take on the exciting challenge of working together, cultural values sometimes conflict. We can misunderstand each other, and react in ways...

  19. Language and Culture

    Language and Culture One’s culture affects almost all of one’s communication behaviors. I discovered an article written by Margaret Cote, “Language Reflects Culture,” that reveals many of the differences between the Saulteaux language and the English language. Margaret Cote states, “Language determines...

  20. Cross cultural management

    diffusion on a global scale. People from different countries and with different cultural backgrounds started working together, leading to an increase of communication across cultures. As a result, the necessity of a deeper understanding of other cultures, what Harris, Moran and Moran refer as “handling...

  21. Subcultures in Organization

    many sub-cultures which are conceptually different, rather than one 'major' culture. * An introduction Culture, whether in some organization or society, is about people. People play a key role in culture. People create culture. And because people are individual units with different opinions...

  22. Proxemics

    Proxemic behavior depends on different cultures. As we know, China and the US are low-contact cultures, but the US is probably can be called a high- contact culture. There would be some differences between them. It is important for people who immigrate from a different culture. China, the people keep large...

  23. Cross Cultural Challenges to Communication

    At first we should ask us, why is this topic so important? Many consultants, authors and writers of textbooks discuss the need to understand other cultures because we live in a 'global village'. In 1870 Jules Verne wrote 'Around the world in eighty days'; astronauts can now make the trip in under 80 minutes...

  24. Intercultural Relationship

    constitutes them. 1. Culture A. The language, values, beliefs, traditions, and customs people share and learn. Often viewed as a matter of perception and definition. B. When a person identifies himself or herself as a member of a particular culture they must possess certain qualities...

  25. Iceberg theory

    of information regarding the Culture Iceberg theory. The four main categories we must address are: The external culture parts, The internal culture parts, The misconception about culture The impact of the family on culture. The oxford definition of the word Culture says: “the ideas, customs, and...

  26. Asiann vs western

     Asian culture VS Western culture As many people believe that Asian and Western are too different to compare with each other, when in reality they are very easy to compare with each. There are many distinct differences such as traditions, education, and behavior. Making the differences and likenesses...

  27. Intercultural communication analysis

    Luis Jones Herrera Standards for working with people from different countries or diverse cultures National Occupational Standards for Intercultural Working Standards for working with people from different countries or diverse cultures Acknowledgements CILT, the National Centre for Languages...

  28. Philosopu

    interpreted, and has many different meanings in today's context; however, the traditional interpretation of what truth is, "conformity to fact or actuality" , is still very widely utilized. With this in mind, let us take a brief glance at the two statements. By asserting the different conditions under which...

  29. Management Theories

    management – culture (Goold & Campbell, 2002). Wherever humans are involved, there is nothing as a social fact (Jackson & Carter, 2000) since people act differently and every single individual have different interpretation, thus, we cannot predict what will happen next. Soft issues such as cultures which involve...

  30. Marraige

    marriage customs are different in different religions. The Muslim, Christian, Hindu and Zulu cultures are all very different in all types of ways. Different cultures and different religions all depict different events and circumstances which occur in a marriage. All types of different weddings take place...