What are the benefits of studying intercultural communication? What do we get out of it? How can it help us?
Benefits -- Knowledge
- Personal Empowerment
- Freedom from Ignorance
- Productive Relationships
- Ignore exceptions and subtleties
- Assume all people that share a culture are the same
- Overstate differences between groups of people
What have been the hazards and benefits for you? Same as above?
Source: Among Cultures: The Challenge of Communication by Brad Hall
(Note: Dr. Brad Hall was an intercultural communication prof of mine while I worked on my Ph.D. at the University of New Mexico.)
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