Conversing across cultures: East-West communication styles in work and nonwork contexts.

@article{SanchezBurks2003ConversingAC,
  title={Conversing across cultures: East-West communication styles in work and nonwork contexts.},
  author={Jeffrey Sanchez-Burks and Fiona Lee and Incheol Choi and Richard E. Nisbett and Shuming Zhao and Jasook Koo},
  journal={Journal of personality and social psychology},
  year={2003},
  volume={85 2},
  pages={363-72}
}
Four experiments provided evidence that East-West differences in attention to indirect meaning are more pronounced in work settings compared with nonwork settings as suggested by prior research on Protestant relational ideology. Study 1 compared errors in interpreting indirect messages in work and nonwork contexts across three cultures. Studies 2 and 3… CONTINUE READING

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