Analyzing Your Culture
Think of a culture (other than American or US) that you belong to. This might be your family, friends, job, major, etc.
Apply the definition of culture to this culture: what are the symbols, values, norms, and some language (specific words/phrases) this culture uses?
Apply the 5 characteristics of culture to this culture. Is it….individualist/collectivist, high context/low context, high power distance/low power distance, achievement/nurturing, high uncertainty avoidance/low uncertainty avoidance. Be sure to include examples.