Specifically, be sure to address the following questions in your written analysis:
- Characteristics of Culture. Briefly identify and describe the cultural characteristics of your
current work and/or life context. Explain the cultural perspectives and beliefs that you hold.
What impact might your perspectives have on your understandings of and interactions with
those from other cultural contexts?
- Intercultural Communication in a Globalized World. What dimensions of culture have an
impact on intercultural communication in your current work and/or life context abroad or in
Canada? Providing one or two examples, explain both the local (i.e. the country you are in) and
global (i.e. beyond the country you are in) aspects of cultural diversity that you can recognize
in your current day-to-day experiences (e.g., Can you see aspects of globalization and/or
marketization in your local environment?).
- intercultural Adaptation. Where are you positioned in the spectrum of DMIS? Can you reflect
and give one or two examples of how you adapted to new/different cultures in Canada or