Conflict Styles and High–Low Context Cultures: A Cross-Cultural Extension

@article{Croucher2012ConflictSA,
  title={Conflict Styles and High–Low Context Cultures: A Cross-Cultural Extension},
  author={S. Croucher and A. Bruno and P. McGrath and Caroline Adams and Cassandra McGahan and Angela Suits and Ashleigh Huckins},
  journal={Communication Research Reports},
  year={2012},
  volume={29},
  pages={64 - 73}
}
This study examines the assertion that culture influences conflict style preference. Data were gathered in India (n = 657), Ireland (n = 311), Thailand (n = 232), and the United States (n = 592). Conflict was measured using Oetzel's Conflict Style Measure. Results confirm that high-context nations (India and Thailand) prefer the avoiding and obliging conflict styles more than low-context nations (Ireland and the United States), whereas low-context nations prefer the dominating conflict style… Expand
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