Request Inspection Copy

If you are an Academic or Teacher and wish to consider this book as a prescribed textbook for your course, you may be eligible for a complimentary inspection copy. Please complete this form, including information about your position, campus and course, before adding to cart.

* Required Fields

To complete your Inspection Copy Request you will need to click the Checkout button in the right margin and complete the checkout formalities. You can include Inspection Copies and purchased items in the same shopping cart, see our Inspection Copy terms for further information.

Any Questions? Please email our text Support Team on text@footprint.com.au

Submit

Email this to a friend

* ALL required Fields

Order Inspection Copy

An inspection copy has been added to your shopping cart

Communicating Effectively With the Chinese

by Gao G SAGE Publications, Inc
Pub Date:
09/1998
ISBN:
9780803970038
Format:
Pbk 119 pages
Price:
AU$169.00 NZ$173.91
Product Status: In Stock Now
add to your cart
Available as eBook
AU$135.00 | NZ$153.04

Other Available Formats:

How can North Americans improve their communication with the Chinese? A useful and efficient approach to understand prevalent cultural assumptions underlying everyday Chinese communicative activities, Communicating Effectively with the Chinese identifies and conceptualizes some of the distinctive communication practices in Chinese culture. Utilizing the self-OTHER perspective as a conceptual foundation, authors Ge Gao and Ting-Toomey portray and interpret the dynamics of Chinese communication. They examine how self-conception, role and hierarchy, relational dynamics, and face affect ways of conducting everyday talk in Chinese culture. They explain why miscommunication between Chinese and North Americans take place and suggest ways to improve Chines/North American communication. By incorporating instances of everyday talk, Gao and Ting-Toomey offer a realistic and clear illustration of the specific characteristics and functions of Chinese communication, as well as problematic areas of Chinese-North American encounters. Adding to the sparse literature on communicating with others of different cultural backgrounds, Communicating Effectively with the Chinese is an insightful resource that will be widely used by professionals and academics in communication, intercultural communication, interpersonal communication, Asian studies, and race and ethnic studies.

Self-OTHER Perspective and Communication Chinese Personal Relationship Development Processes Characteristics of Chinese Communication Mian Zi Miscommunication Between Chinese and North Americans Epilogue

Stella Ting-Toomey (Ph.D., University of Washington) is a Professor of Human Communication Studies at California State University, Fullerton. Her research interests focus on fine-tuning the conflict face-negotiation theory and testing the impact of situational and ethnic identity factors on conflict styles. She also holds a strong interest in linking intercultural communication theories with training practice. Stella has published more than 70 journal articles and book chapters in various academic journals. Her publications have appeared in the International Journal of Intercultural Relations, Human Communication Research, Communication Monographs, and Communication Research, among others. She is also the author and editor of 15 books, most recently Understanding Intercultural Communication (with Leeva Chung; Roxbury), Managing Intercultural Conflict Effectively (with John Oetzel; Sage), Communicating Effectively with the Chinese (with Ge Gao; Sage), and Communicating Across Cultures (Guilford). Stella has lectured widely throughout the U.S., Asia, and Europe on the theme of mindful intercultural conflict competence. During her spare time, she enjoys playing the piano and improvising new tunes for fun and relaxation.