What is the relationship between culture and communication?
Communication and Culture: All social units develop a culture. Even in two-person relationships, a culture develops over time. In friendship and romantic relationships, for example, partners develop their own history, shared experiences, language patterns, rituals, habits, and customs that give that relationship a special character-a character that differentiates it in various ways from other relationships. Examples might include special dates, places, songs, or events that come to have a unique and important symbolic meaning for two individuals. Thus, any social unit-whether a relationship, group, organization, or society-develops a culture over time. While the defining characteristics-or combination of characteristics-of each culture are unique, all cultures share certain common functions. Three such functions that are particularly important from a communication perspective are (1) linking individuals to one another, (2) providing the basis for a common identity, and (3) creating a context for interaction and negotiation among members. The relationship between communication and culture is a very complex and intimate one. First, cultures are created through communication; that is, communication is the means of human interaction through which cultural characteristics- whether customs, roles, rules, rituals, laws, or other patterns-are created and shared. It is not so much that individuals set out to create a culture when they interact in relationships, groups, organizations, or societies, but rather that cultures are a natural by-product of social interaction. In a sense, cultures are the "residue" of social communication. Without communication and communication media, it would be impossible to preserve and pass along cultural characteristics from one place and time to another. One can say, therefore, that culture is created, shaped, transmitted, and learned through communication. The reverse is also the case; that is, communication practices are largely created, shaped, and transmitted by culture. To understand the implications of this communication-culture relationship, it is necessary to think in terms of ongoing communication processes rather than a single communication event. For example, when a three-person group first meets, the members bring with them individual thought and behavioral patterns from previous communication experiences and from other cultures of which they are, or have been, a part. As individuals start to engage in communication with the other members of this new group, they begin to create a set of shared experiences and ways of talking about them. If the group continues to interact, a set of distinguishing history, patterns, customs, and rituals will evolve. Some of these cultural characteristics would be quite obvious and tangible, such that a new person joining the group would encounter ongoing cultural "rules" to which they would learn to conform through communication. New members would in turn influence the group culture in small, and sometimes large, ways as they become a part of it. In a reciprocal fashion, this reshaped culture shapes the communication practices of current and future group members. This is true with any culture; communication shapes culture, and culture shapes communication. All institutions within society facilitate communication, and in that way, they all contribute to the creation, spread, and evolution of culture. However, communication media such as television, film, radio, newspapers, compact discs, magazines, computers, and the Internet play a particularly important role. Because media extend human capacities for creating, duplicating, transmitting, and storing messages, they also extend and amplify culture-building activities. By means of such communication technology, messages are transmitted across time and space, stored, and later retrieved and used. Television programs, films, websites, video games, and compact discs are created through human activity-and therefore reflect and further extend the cultural perspectives of their creators. They come to take on a life of their own, quite distinct and separate from their creators, as they are transmitted and shared around the increasingly global community.
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expalin the relationship between language and culture?
Many cultures are defined by their communication styles andtechniques. The formality of a culture, for instance, is instantlyapparent in its tradition of greetings.
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culture and society are co-existence. Society is the combination of people with different cultures. In the other hand, Culture deal with the behaviours,language,occupation,dre…ssing,eating and festival of a particular people within a geographical area.
Culture is the lifestyle of a group of people, and identity is the characteristics of a specific person.. OR . Culture and identity are too different and too similar.. Cult…ure is what you are taught by the people around you and identity is that what is yours.. Culture can be common in two or more people where identity is unique. culture is near to religion sometime far. Identity has nothing to do with religion but sometime it dose. Your culture can be Christianity, Jews, Hindus, Muslims etc and in it you identity can be different. Or your identity can be of Christianity, Jews, Hindus, Muslims etc yet culture different
theres no relaitinon ship between them two:. culture . curriculum
The relationship is that in a community it is the people and culture is what those people do. Example: Hialeah- Community:Chongas and cubans Culture:Dance Clubs and t…ight clothes
Culture is sort of an umbrella term defined by the traditions, language, art, food, and various attributes of a particular group (be it a group of five or an entire country). …Religion can be classified underneath the concept of "culture"; however, religion itself is a practice in which one seeks to commune with, and worship a power considered higher than one's Self.
Both ethics and culture have been studied in conjunction, their relationship has been elusive. Both ethics and culture deal with the values of right and wrong, good and bad. A…n ethical analysis discerns what is right by applying logic to relate the situation under questions to one or more principles. In contrast, a culture analysis discerns what is right by appealing to the underlying values, as manifest through the culture's heroes and symbols. Classic ethicists believe that what is right and wrong is static, that is, it does not change, throughout time or place. For example, if slavery is wrong, it was always wrong and it is wrong everywhere. This is because the principle on which this determination is made does not depend on time or place. (However, ethicists do believe that our collective human capacity to understand right and wrong develops over time and study). In contrast, a culture's determination of its values, including right and wrong, is dynamic. Corporate culture and ethics are interrelated in many business because the former often drives the letter. A company's corporate culture is the ideas, beliefs and values that it strives to creat in its working environment and employees. Ethics typically are a large part of a company culture. Ethics can be a difficult concept to define in business. In many ways, they will have a different definition to different individuals. For example, adding morals to an ethical code of conduct is possible under certain scenarios. A significant reason to link corporate culture and ethics is to ensure the same definition and understanding of ethics among a group of people. There is a direct relationship between organizational culture and ethics. Organizational culture affects the way employees respond and react when placed in ethical dilemmas. The study of an organization,s culture can reveal the unwritten ethical standards that guid employees in their decision-making. Using this information, business can avert risky ethical behavior by changing their organizational culture. Organizational culture is the study of the attitudes, beliefs and psychology within an organization. It not only encompasses how employees interact with each other, but also how they communicate with others outside of the organization. Ethical standards are the code of conduct required by the organization for employees to follow. The relationship between organizational culture and ethics is that the organizational culture guides employees when faced with ethical dilemmas. If the organizational culture counters what they are required to do ethically, employees may put the organization in risk by not acting ethically.when an employee is faced with a decision that others within the organization deem as appropriate, though it is unethical, the employee may follow what is acceptable as per the culture. For instance, if the organization rewards employees for gaining the most contracts at any cost, an employee may start bribing potential clients in order to gain more deals. If the corporate culture is to gain the most contracts but through normal techniques, an employee may not be as easily persuaded to do something unethical. It is this relationship between organizational culture and ethics that can get business into significant trouble in the long term. An organizational culture that supports risky decisions and unethical behavior will need to change its culture. Changing a business organizational culture is difficult but necessary when a business is having trouble with employees making ethical decision. Organizational culture and ethics are both trouble with employees making ethical decisions. Organizational culture and ethics are both psychologically linked, so employees must change their ways of thinking in order to accept a new direction. This is often difficult to do when employees have worked with the organization for a long time or are not provided with acceptable methods of doing business ethically. For instance,if the business wants employees to stop bribing foreign officials in order to gain contracts, it should provide employees with other effective methods that will work to gain the same results. If there are no other ways to gain the same results, the company needs to make sure it does not punish employees for not being able to sustain the old same results. Since organizational culture and ethics are linked, the business must change its culture in order to see results in its employees ethical decision making.
Culture is a way of thinking and behaving; it is a group's traditions, memories, and written records, its share rules and ides, its accumulated beliefs, habits, and values. So…cialization, which prepared children to function first as young people and then as adults, transmits culture and thereby allows society to function satisfactorily.
Everybody of different culture has a worldview
Language is very strongly connected with culture. Ever notice that Italian Opera is a lot more popular in Europe than it is here in America? How many Americans find written Ch…inese appealing because it has over 2,000 characters? There are definitely differences in perceptions because of languages. If one were to say "I love you" in French, it would not be the same as "I love you" in English. Additionally, body language is important in culture. In most countries aside from the United States, personal space is a lot less existent. However, burst someones bubble in the United States, you'll find some aggression. A full body hug in France is only generally only acceptable for lovers, in the United States, it's widely accepted as a form of greeting. In contrast, a kiss on the cheek in the United States is very rare, whereas it is not in France.
The Relationship Between Media and Culture We are social beings and in a world of advancing technology we must have a solid understanding of the effects these technologies h…ave on us and be observant in how these technologies influence us as persons and intellectuals so we do not become consumed by these technologies. Four theories of media culture to be considered: â¢ No effect: media and culture are not related â¢ Mirrored effect: media reflects our culture â¢ Determinist effect: media determine and shape our culture â¢ Mutual influence effect: our media and our culture shape each other These four theories give us a direction in forming our own opinions on advancing technologies. When considering these four ideas we gain a better understanding of the topic and can form our own opinions based on what theories we feel are better representation of the effects these technologies have on us. Bayms uses four frames of thinking to make sense of how we look at new media and concepts to help us analyse and take a perspective on the topic. The four frames of thinking are as follows: â¢ Technological determinism: new technology changes us and their active forces that humans do not have the power to resist â¢ Social construction of technology: people are the source of change in society and in technology â¢ Social shaping of technology: influence comes from both directions (technology, people and institutions all drive change) â¢ Domestication of technology: technology is taken for granted and no longer influences change I believe that our media and our culture shape each other. Based on our current economics I believe that in order for media to shape our culture it must reflect our culture and in turn both have equal effect on each other. Media has to appeal to its audience in order to get into the audiences head to sell and promote images and products. The social shaping of technologies is prevalent in today's society.
Culture is the dress that destiny wears!
Music is part of culture, and culture is what people create in their social group, tribe or race. Culture is a social thing, expressing stories, feelings, memories and value…s. For example, music is part of main culture as entertainment and communication. It's also part of classical culture (high-brow stuff like opera and orchestral works) and part of popular culture (contemporary stuff like bands and vocalists). World music expresses roots in tribes and native identities. Culture also includes sport and rituals. So, after the main things in life are in place: like order, safety, food and shelter, a society builds an expression of itself through these things. Music has the advantage over many aspects of the arts (painting, writing, sculpture and architecture) because you could say it directly communicates to people present even without them knowing much about it. It's immediate. One more thing about culture, it's made most of in peace time and music (like other cultural activities) can have a therapeutic effect on the mind and emotions. Hope this helps. @G_times on twitter