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High & Low Context Communication

High & Low Context Communication

Author: Julie Tietz

At the end of this tutorial, the learner will understand that cultures vary in their use of directness in verbal communication.

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Terms to Know
High Context Communication

A communication style in which the listener or receiver of communication is expected to interpret much of a message via context; also known as an indirect communication style.

Low Context Communication

A communication style in which the majority of a message is carried directly and overtly through a code requiring minimal contextual interpretation on the part of the receiver; also known as a direct communication style.