Discrimination: refers to a biased action whereby people from another culture are treated
Disparagement; derogating …
Avoidance; involves simply staying away from the other. Draw negative line between two
Sensitivity; susceptible to the circumstances of the other. Capable of receiving or
admitting the other into ones world.
Acceptance; reception of acceptance
Empathy; we can relate to the other person.
Continuum principle: when people from differenc ultures interact with each other, tey
form a conencted and bounded space a continuum.
• Each cultural dimension (masculitnity/femininity) is a continuum
Pendulum principle: case study. Every moment of pendulum of intercultural cmn brings
• A process encompassing difference and unity simultaneously
• Emphasize that these two processesthe centrifugal force of divergence and the
centripetal forces of convergence take place at the same time.
Dual concern model:
Patterns of perception that determine the outcome of intercultural transa