High Framework and Low Context
Excessive Context versus Low Circumstance
High-context is that " almost all of the
information will either be in the
physical context or perhaps initialized in
the person, when very little is
the coded, explicit, sent
part of the message. вЂќ (Hall).
is " the mass of information can be
vested inside the explicit codeвЂќ.
a couple of
High framework refers to societies or groupings where people
have close connections over a long period of time.
Many aspects of cultural tendencies are not built explicit
mainly because most people know what to perform and what things to
think coming from years of conversation with each other.
Characteristics of High Context
Individuals are aware of who may be accepted
as a group member
пЃ¶ Much formal information and rules
are known, significantly less requirement in
пЃ¶ People really know what the other person
strategies reading concealed cues.
пЃ¶ Long lasting relationships
пЃ¶ Knowledge is private with nearer
пЃ¶ Activities and decisions based upon
rapport and personable associations.
пЃ¶ Respected figures are mainly in
Low framework refers to communities where persons tend to
have many connections yet of shorter duration or perhaps for
a few specific explanation. In these communities, cultural
habit and beliefs may need to be spelled out
explicitly so that individuals coming into the cultural
environment know how to react.
Qualities of Low Context
People perform by precise
A clear style of activities
Information can be specific and
Close relationships for a small
duration of time
Know-how is open up and
Focus on job and
tasks are shared
Results are the very best priority in
Hall's High/Low-context Cultural
Overtness of messages
Many hidden and acted messages,
with use of metaphor and reading
between the lines.
Many overt and direct
messages which can be simple and
Inner locus of control and personal
acceptance for failure
Outer locus of control and
pin the consequence on of others pertaining to failure
Very much non-verbal communication
More focus on verbal
conversation than human body
Reserved, inward reactions
Visible, external, outward
Cohesion and separation of
Solid distinction among ingroup
and outgroup. Good sense of
Versatile and available grouping
patterns, changing while needed
Good people a genuine with holding
to family and community
Vulnerable bonds among people
with little sense of loyalty.
High determination to long term
Marriage more important than
Low commitment to
relationship. Task more
important than interactions.
Time can be open and flexible.
Process is more important than
Period is highly structured.
Product is more important than
Locus of control and
attribution to get failure
Usage of non-verbal
Expression of reaction
Level of commitment to
Versatility of time
Higher Circumstance Cultural Countries
Lower Framework Cultural Countries
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High and Low Circumstance Professions
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Lifestyle Adjustment: Excessive to Low
Focus on tasks
Culture Modification: Low to High