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High- context cultures in the context of strong ties interpersonal communication quality construction and measurement concepts

Author LuoYuanYuan
Tutor WuTingJun
School Huazhong University of Science and Technology
Course Journalism
Keywords Social Transformation Interpersonal communication Ability to communicate Interpersonal communication qualities High-context culture Strong ties
CLC G206
Type Master's thesis
Year 2011
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In this study, based on the transformation of Chinese society interpersonal communication barriers specific context, drawing on existing Western research interpersonal communication ability, combined with Chinese cultural context, confined to a specific spread levels - interpersonal communication, trying to build a strong relationship between high-context The conceptual structure of the quality of interpersonal communication, and develop practical action for interpersonal communication quality measurement scale. In this paper, the quality of interpersonal communication concept consists of two levels of quality: quality of character qualities and abilities. Character qualities which are present study proposed initiative, specifically including the \Ability and quality structure consists of three dimensions: the \Constituted by a number of indicators of each dimension, mainly based on existing theoretical models and methods of measurement integrated presentation. In this study, discussion and try to raise the quality of interpersonal communication connotation of the concept and its structure is designed based on the quality of interpersonal communication prediction scales, and the use of exploratory factor analysis method to test them, the original design of the 50 questions of removing part of the identification low, the load factor of the questions are not clear, to retain effective questions of 27, made of interpersonal communication quality inventory. Meanwhile, the study also the quality of interpersonal communication and interpersonal communication effects of a preliminary correlation exists between the two showed a significant positive correlation. This study of Wuhan University and the surrounding community sample survey, 150 questionnaires were distributed, 144 valid questionnaires. Respondents cover different gender, age, occupation and educational attainment crowd. The results showed that different gender, age, occupation and education level groups in interpersonal communication quality score there are significant differences. Results of this study demonstrate the interpersonal communication quality and dissemination of results of the correlation, but also proved advocate interpersonal communication quality, breaking interpersonal barriers and promoting transition period interpersonal transformation of the necessity for building a harmonious society, and promote modernization of people provided practical tools. This study only explore the traditional face to face interpersonal communication behavior in interpersonal communication quality of the composition, and therefore do not involve non-face interpersonal communication that are involved, such as the ability to use the media and other qualities. The samples were mainly from urban communities, rural communities are not included in the scope of the investigation.

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