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Cultural Awareness

Cultural Awareness

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Cultural Awareness
Definition of Culture: The arts, beliefs, customs, institutions, and all other products of human work and thought, created by a people group at a particular time.
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Six Important Categories of Cultural Difference
Individual (UK, Australia, US) vs Group (China, Colombia, West Africa) Please record notes about both types below:
Avoid (Israel, Austria, UK) vs Tolerate (Malaysia, France) Please record notes about both types below:
Not Explained (Brazil, West Africa, Thailand) vs Explained (US, Israel, Australia) Please record notes about both types below:
Top Down (Malaysia, Middle East, France) vs Flat (China, Colombia, West Africa) Please record notes about both types below:
Being (Israel, Brazil, Sweden) vs Doing (US, Austria, India) Please record notes about both types below:
Short Term (Pakistan, US, Nigeria) vs Long Term (China, Brazil, India) Please record notes about both types below:
How do you compare with these categories? If each category were plotted on a line, and you placed one idea on one end and the other on the other end, where would you fall? "Culture can only be understood by comparison."