East meets west in shoe manufacturing negotiations

Identification of problems and issues Various issues arose in the case study. Accordingly, the KMK classifies intercultural learning as a key element of English language teaching and includes intercultural competence in the educational standards for grades 9 and 10 cf.

Alle productspecificaties Samenvatting Seminar paper from the year in the subject English - Pedagogy, Didactics, Literature Studies, grade: Including the cognitive and the affective level as well as the level of action alike, this description reflects the complexity of intercultural competence.

To relate these issues with theory, two models of national culture have been chosen. However, an analysis of the curricula of the German states shows that the main focus is on objectives of the cognitive dimension whereas learning aims of the affective level and the level of action are included less often cf.

There are various issues in the case study due to very different nonverbal communication in the two cultures. Firstly, the gift that was given to Mr Deng is wrapped in white paper which symbolises death in China Mack, n. The aim of this paper is therefore to obtain a more precise image of intercultural competence that illustrates the importance of all three dimensions involved.

The main problems identified in the case study resulted from extreme cultural differences and little knowledge of the other culture.

He offers the first toast, which is an entitlement of the host Mack, n. It was found that the problems in the case study can be explained by these models and are therefore resolvable.

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New approaches for an action- and product-oriented teaching of English are supported by empirical studies about intercultural sensitivity, which stress the relevance of emotions in situations of intercultural contact cf.

Another cultural issue is the realisation that more than one trip to China is required because they are not able to progress in the meeting due to a main focus on pleasantries and constant questions during the presentation.

Hence, the curricula are not sufficient for arranging a successful teaching of culture. Cultural Studies on a Shoestring, 24 entries in the bibliography, language: Different styles of interpersonal talk were apparent. In the following, cultural issues and both verbal and nonverbal intercultural communication issues will be identified.

The main purpose of this report is to understand why these issues and problems occurred and how to resolve or avoid them in the future. The affective as well as the level of action are of particular importance if the teaching of culture is to be more than the teaching of facts as it was practised by the Landeskunde approach cf.

Moreover, many curricula lack information about which contents to use for teaching general aims like empathy, overcoming ethnocentrism and respect for cultural differences cf. First of all, there is the language barrier between the two companies.

It is questionable if they can trust the translator provided by the Chung Sun Company. Intercultural competence is described as contextual socio-cultural knowledge, the ability to deal with cultural difference sympathetically and the ability to master situations of intercultural contact cf.

Also, at the banquet, Mr Brown lacked an understanding of Chinese etiquette: Introduction This research report aims to identify the issues of intercultural communication, in reference to a case between the United States and China.Intercultural Communication - East meets West in Shoe Manufacturing Negotiations - Dominique Wagner - Hausarbeit - Medien / Kommunikation - Interkulturelle Kommunikation - Publizieren Sie Ihre Abschlussarbeit: Bachelorarbeit, Masterarbeit.

Intercultural Communication - East meets West in Shoe Manufacturing Negotiations - Dominique Wagner - Term Paper - Communications - Intercultural Communication - Publish your bachelor's or master's thesis, dissertation, term paper or essay. Intercultural Communication - East meets West in Shoe Manufacturing This paper analyses the case 'East meets West in Shoe Manufacturing Negotiations' in order to identify the main intercultural issues and communication problems between the U.S.A.

and China in order to avoid and resolve these issues in the future. East meets West. Leicestershire shoe retailer ‘on the brink of administration’ More from East Midlands.

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Page 1 MGB ASSESSMENT 1: weight – 40% SEE BLACKBOARD FOR INSTRUCTIONS EAST MEETS WEST IN SHOE MANUFACTURING NEGOTIATIONS Brown Casual Shoes, Inc., located in Houston, Texas, is a second-generation family-owned company that specialises in casual footwear for men, women, and children.

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