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Elements of Intercultural Communication
Lesson 10 Short Answer
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Answer each of the questions below in short-answer format. Write your responses in complete sentences. Your answers to each question should be one to two paragraphs.
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- Describe a situation where you came into conflict with someone else. It may be something that happened years ago or a current issue. How did differences in beliefs and values contribute to its nature or severity? Using the principles and strategies in this lesson, describe how the conflict was resolved, or could have been resolved. What could have lessened the intensity of the conflict?
- In what 2–3 ways has your view of intercultural conflict changed as a result of reading this chapter?
- Identify and discuss three (3) ways in which the mainstream American perspective of the conflict resolution atmosphere differs from the perspective held by other cultures. How might these differences impact one’s ability to transform conflict?
- What is your personal conflict resolution style (preference)? Have you ever communicated with someone whose style is different from your own? What happened? How did you (or would you) adjust to the other person's style?
- An adage says, “If you want an omelet, you have to break some eggs.” To what degree do you subscribe to this folk saying? What reservations, if any, do you have about how it has been, or might be, used in an intercultural setting?