These Diagrams Will Show You How Communication Patterns Differ in Various Cultures

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As many say, “When in Rome, do as the Romans.”

Every culture has their own certain set of rules and regulations that only they can relate to. If you travel, you will find that really the whole world is different. Something what holds significance in one place does not hold significance in any other place. Amazing, but true.

As you will see when you look into this article, every country is distinct in the way they communicate. I hope it will be a treat for you to look at each of them and compare and contrast all of the ideas that are listed.

1. USA

americans-lay-their-cards-on-the-table-and-resolve-disagreements-quickly-with-one-or-both-sides-making-concessions

2. Canada

canadians-are-inclined-to-seek-harmony-but-are-similar-to-americans-in-their-directness

3. UK

people-in-the-uk-tend-to-avoid-confrontation-in-an-understated-mannered-and-humorous-style-that-can-be-either-powerful-or-inefficient

4. Germany

germans-rely-on-logic-but-tend-to-amass-more-evidence-and-labor-their-points-more-than-either-the-british-or-the-french

5. France

when-meeting-with-the-french-be-prepared-for-a-vigorous-logical-debate

6. Italyitalians-regard-their-languages-as-instruments-of-eloquence-and-take-a-verbose-flexible-approach-to-negotiations

7. Spain

like-italians-spaniards-will-pull-out-every-stop-if-need-be-to-achieve-greater-expressiveness-2

8. Sweden

among-the-nordic-countries-swedes-often-have-the-most-wide-ranging-discussions-2

9. Finland

finns-tend-to-value-concision

10. Norwaymost-norwegians-fall-somewhere-in-between-swedes-and-finns

11. Switzerland

the-swiss-tend-to-be-straightforward-nonaggressive-negotiators-they-obtain-concessions-by-expressing-confidence-in-the-quality-and-value-of-their-goods-and-services

12. Hungary

hungarians-value-eloquence-over-logic-and-are-unafraid-to-talk-over-each-other

13. Bulgaria

bulgarians-may-take-a-circuitous-approach-to-negotiations-before-seeking-a-mutually-beneficial-resolution-which-will-often-get-screwed-up-by-bureaucracy-2

14. Poland

poles-often-have-a-communication-style-that-is-enigmatic-ranging-from-a-matter-of-fact-pragmatic-style-to-a-wordy-sentimental-romantic-approach-to-any-given-subject-3

15. Netherlands

the-dutch-are-focused-on-facts-and-figures-but-are-also-great-talkers-and-rarely-make-final-decisions-without-a-long-dutch-debate-sometimes-approaching-the-danger-zone-of-over-analysis-2

16. China

the-chinese-tend-to-be-more-direct-than-the-japanese-and-some-other-east-asians-however-meetings-are-principally-for-information-gathering-with-the-real-decisions-made-elsewhere

17. Hong Kong

hungarians-value-eloquence-over-logic-and-are-unafraid-to-talk-over-each-other-2

18. India

the-indian-english-excel-in-ambiguity-and-such-things-as-truth-and-appearances-are-often-subject-to-negotiation

19. Australia

australians-tend-to-have-a-loose-and-frank-conversational-style

20. Singapore

singaporeans-generally-take-time-to-build-a-relationship-after-which-they-can-be-shrewd-negotiators

21. Korea

koreans-tend-to-be-energetic-conversationalists-who-seek-to-close-deals-quickly-occasionally-stretching-the-truth

22. Indonesia

indonesians-tend-to-be-very-deferential-conversationalists-sometimes-to-the-point-of-ambiguity

23. Israel

israelis-tend-to-proceed-logically-on-most-issues-but-emotionally-on-some

May you continue your efforts in grasping information to make yourself knowledgeable and well-versed all around. Until the next time, peace and love to all.

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