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    Cultural variables that arise due to communication channels

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    Communication in organizations varies according to where and how it originates, the channels, the speed at which it flows, and whether it is formal or informal. Discuss some of the cultural variables that arise due to communcation channels.

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    I have outlined a few communication variables between cultures. Each of these should be used to expand ideas for your paper. You may want to use them and expand on them for your work or they may guide you to other ideas that you find more fitting for your paper. If you need any further clarification, please ask.

    Culture is present in all communications. The differences come from the language used, the relationship of the people involved, the mood, the time and space of the people, and the interaction applied to the communication.
    Time and space are important because this differs between cultures. In the West, time is measured in units, is logical and sequential, and moves in logical increments. In the East, time is continuous, less as a boundary and more as continuation. One person or event at a time occurs in the West while many different times and people or occurrences of people talking at the same time and over ...

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    Discussion of some of the ways culture and cultural barriers affect communications.