What are symbols and why are they important to cross-cultural understanding?© BrainMass Inc. brainmass.com October 25, 2018, 9:26 am ad1c9bdddf
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To me, I generally define symbols as representations or metaphors for cultural values, norms, beliefs, and treasures. They signify vital aspects of a culture or group of people, such as their unique mythologies, religions, values, superstitions, customs, etc.
200 words of personal brainstorming is presented to discuss the connection between symbols and cross-cultural understanding, using examples to verify.
Chinese Social Culture and Etiquette
o Cross-cultural Business Relationships
Vehicles for cross-cultural exchange
Symbols and metaphors
I'm working on Chinese culture. please cite if you use any reference.