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Beyond Culture Study Questions & Topics for Discussion

Edward T. Hall
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The classification of individuals into monochronic or polychronic types does explain some of the behavior attributes associated with the classification. However is this type of classification as inflexible as presented by the author? Elsewhere, in the discussion on aggression (p 138), it is mentioned that aggression is part of a situational context. Could not this also be the case of M and P time individuals? Discuss the possibility of flexibility in chronological type behavior.

High order and low order context systems incorporate different forms of management in the organization. Throughout the modern history of mankind, warfare has been an empirical test of the success of the competing armies, their organization and motivation. An example would be the rebel militia versus the British Army in the American war for independence. Discuss the relative effectiveness of high context and low context systems in political and military conflicts.

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