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Mini 06: How Cultural Thought Patterns Influence Communication *

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Dr. Carol Anderson-Woo, Senior Lecturer, Ed.D. Program in Organizational Leadership

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Based on the work of Robert E Kaplan, every language is influenced by a thought pattern that is unique to the culture, or the collective customs and beliefs of the people. When senders and receivers of communication have different cultural thought patterns there is an increased likelihood for miscommunication and cross cultural conflict. In this presentation participants will learn about different cultural thought patterns and how to use this information to be better listeners and communicators.

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Mini 06: How Cultural Thought Patterns Influence Communication *

Based on the work of Robert E Kaplan, every language is influenced by a thought pattern that is unique to the culture, or the collective customs and beliefs of the people. When senders and receivers of communication have different cultural thought patterns there is an increased likelihood for miscommunication and cross cultural conflict. In this presentation participants will learn about different cultural thought patterns and how to use this information to be better listeners and communicators.