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Post by Asim Shah on Sat Nov 19, 2011 7:48 am

Assignment No. 2 (Fall 2011)

Business Communication-ENG301
Lesson 10-16
Total Ma
rks: 15

Objective:
The assessment of students’ understanding of Business Communication and to get them motivated for acquiring conceptual knowledge and practical application of the subject.


Instructions:

• Late assignments will not be accepted.
• If the file is corrupt or problematic, it will be marked zero.
• Plagiarism will never be tolerated. Plagiarism occurs when a student uses work done by someone else as if it was his or her own; however, taking the ideas from different sources and to express it in your own words will be encouraged.
• No assignment will be accepted via e-mail.
• The solution file should be in Word doc form; the font color should be preferably black and font size can be 12 Times New Roman.


Q 1- Define ethnocentrism. Compare four cultural variables of Pakistan with that of USA and highlight their differences. (10)


Q 2- Select the most appropriate answer. (5)

1. In a conversation, the eyes can serve to regulate:

• the speaker's rate of speech, monitor the other person's thought processes, and to signal interest in the relationship
• the conversation, provide guidance, and to signal interest in the relationship
• the conversation, monitor the other person's thought processes, and to signal objections
• the conversation, monitor the other person's thought processes, and to signal interest in the relationship

2. Intimate space or intimate distance for most Americans is under:

• 24 inches
• 48 inches
• 18 inches
• 12 inches

3. Appearance is a part of an individual's:

• subjective appearance
• body appearance
• superficial appearance
• regulating appearance


4. The transmission of culture from one generation to another is called:

• individualistic
• enculturation
• cultural shock
• acculturation


5. Intercultural communication occurs when:

• people from different races gather for conferences and seminars
• people from different ethnic backgrounds meet
• people with different cultural beliefs, values or ways of behaving communicate
• conflict occurs among people with different cultural beliefs

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Post by Asim Shah on Sat Nov 19, 2011 7:51 am

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Q 2- Select the most appropriate answer. (5)

1. In a conversation, the eyes can serve to regulate:

• the speaker's rate of speech, monitor the other person's thought processes, and to signal interest in the relationship
• the conversation, provide guidance, and to signal interest in the relationship
• the conversation, monitor the other person's thought processes, and to signal objections
• the conversation, monitor the other person's thought processes, and to signal interest in the relationship (Correct) option 4

2. Intimate space or intimate distance for most Americans is under:

• 24 inches
• 48 inches
• 18 inches (Correct) option 3
• 12 inches

3. Appearance is a part of an individual's:

• subjective appearance
• body appearance (correct) option 2
• superficial appearance
• regulating appearance

4. The transmission of culture from one generation to another is called:

• individualistic
• enculturation (Correct) option 2
• cultural shock
• acculturation

5. Intercultural communication occurs when:

• people from different races gather for conferences and seminars
• people from different ethnic backgrounds meet
• people with different cultural beliefs, values or ways of behaving communicate (option 3 Correct)
• conflict occurs among people with different cultural beliefs


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Post by Asim Shah on Sat Nov 19, 2011 7:53 am

ENG301 1st question 100% correct answer
cultural variables of pakistan

Imposes a limit on possibilities of transferring technologies
Group decisions are better; in-group mentality
Less economic development, less modern industry
Use fewer home computers or telephone answering machines; social network is main source of information
Science and technology treated as mystery; public uninformed about technological facts
cultural variables of USA

Adopts technologies developed in Western societies
Individual decisions are better; groups matter less
More economic development, more modern industry
More likely to own a home computer or telephone answering machine; media is main source of information
Science and technology treated as matter of fact; public informed about technological facts
some more differences
In the USA they give preference to start work early , while in Pakistan start work later in day.
In USA there is few vacations periods while in Pakistan there are many vacations period.
In USA there people is more concern with time , than the Pakistan.
USA is developed country so the response of letter , emails and faxes quickly than the Pakistan as it is under developed country.

In Pakistan the business man wear simple suite while in USA business man prefer business suite.
Knowing the manners is very important e.g shake hand in USA while the Pakistan stay in back ground.
In Pakistan decision making step is to slow while in USA or other countries make decision quickly.
In Pakistan give the less importance to time while in USA they indulgence time as a promptness and rapidly.



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