Definition of High Context Culture

In a high context culture, individuals communicate through body language, context, and other important contextual elements. To understand a community, tribe, or even a society that possesses high context cultural values is slightly difficult than in the low context community. In a high context culture communication happens through gestures, and non-verbal elements.


The communication is not explicit and is implied in nature as the people in high context culture has built a connection over quite a long period of time.


Example of High Context Culture:

Weddings and rituals of Indian people are a classic example of high context culture.

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