Causes And Effects Of Culture Shock

  • Culture Shock

    Culture Shock Encountering a culture very different from the culture someone’s accustomed to is usually accompanied with a feeling of confusion and anxiety which is called a culture shock1. Culture shock is very common among students and immigrants in the US. It is very difficult to avoid even with extensive preparation because there are many things about each culture that cannot be found or reflected in books. There are three main causes to culture shock are the absence of familiar culture, presence

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    use Cause and Effect: The day I fainted “I look like a normal, well-adjusted 15-year-old high school sophomore. I like talking to friends on the phone, riding my bike, watching TV, and spending time with my boyfriend. I make above average grades and like English and Music classes the best. However, about a year ago, my weight dropped to 72 pounds. I lay in a hospital bed with unkempt hair, fragile limbs and a sunken face. I was seriously ill. The villainous disease was not cancer or AIDS. I had

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    the purpose of killing time and forgetting the emptiness in my heart. There are a lot of different theories about the phases of culture shock. The differences mostly depend on each individual’s personality. The most common theory is identified by Kalvero Oberg. He discovered the five distinct stages of culture shock in 1958, the five stages of culture shock. The first stage is called “honeymoon stage”. When entering to a new country, you may feel excited and eager to experiences new things

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    Cause and Effect of Out Sourcing Auto Parts Jim Banta Strayer University English 115 Professor Daniel Burrello November 25, 2012 An increase in foreign auto parts supplier has cause grave concerns amongst some American suppliers the protectionists have set their sights on eliminating these new competitors: The foreign manufacturers, especially Japanese auto parts makers that have built plants and limited distribution in the United States and according to some are having

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    eBooker T. Washington Cause and effect essay Booker T. Washington was born in Franklin County Virginia in 1856. Born and raised by an African American mother whose name was Jane but, ignored by a white father whom he never met (Gates). Booker T. Washington was born directly into slavery, however, during the civil war; his family was freed from slavery but not from racism (WV Culture.org). Harlan states, at the age of nine, he carried on the role of an adult and worked the salt furnaces and coal

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    cause and effect School Shootings often times, human beings feel the pressures that life and the society can put on, but some can handle it, and some cant. Life and the society in which we live in can take a toll on the emotional, mental and physical aspect of lives as an adult, so just think of how much more of a burden it can be on teenagers in high school, younger children in middle school, or young adults in college. Not only are they dealing with a lot of things out of school but also but

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    The Weight of the World The Effects of Childhood Obesity A losing battle has risen in the arena of health affecting thousands, even millions of those that matter most, the children. This battle is childhood obesity. Childhood obesity is a growing concern in today’s society. Rising at extreme rates, one may call it an epidemic. The percentage of children and adolescents who are defined as overweight has more than doubled since the early 1970s (Marcus, 2003). With the vast amount of fast food

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    Running head: CAUSE AND EFFECT Alcoholism Ruins Your Life. Christian Sarasty Strayer University: Garner (NC) Campus English 115: English Composition December 6, 2009 Alcoholism Ruins Your Life ALCOHOLISM IS JUST NOW STARTING TO RUIN THE LIFE OF ONE OF MY BEST FRIENDS. Recently the liquor has not shown any improvement since his last doctor visit. There are just as much issues

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    The pressures of the coach to perform better causes stress to the athletes. B. The pressures of the parents and teachers to perform well academically causes stress. III. The volleyball players’ relationships begin to be hindered, which is a result from both the stress and the academic struggle. A. The volleyball players’ relationships with friends are hindered. 1. There is no time to hang out with friends. 2. Rivalry within the team causes relationships with friends to suffer. B. The

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    Culture Shock Machelle Lietz SOC/120 July 24, 2013 Robert Bruce Culture Shock Culture shock is the when someone visits a new place and becomes disoriented because of the culture, surroundings, and change of atmosphere. Generally culture shock happens when visiting other states or countries that are far different than the one they are used to. For most people in the world Yanomamo would be a culture shock, even for many of the people in their same country in South America. For someone

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    concerned, he's chasing the planes away. He knows it's happening because every time he barks at one, it goes away. Humphrey associates his barking with the plane's leaving and concludes one causes the other. In a way, he's right. The plane shows up and Humphrey barks until it leaves. Getting cause and effect wrong is all too common. Service callbacks increase. Is this the result of a lack of training, poorly designed incentives, bad products, or something else? It could be anything. The mistake

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    who have been part of any of these unbelievable cases, letting strangers intrude into the facility. We know now that not being alert can be a large reason as to why strangers are able to intrude into a hospital facility, but there are many more effects that can result from this situation as well. For example, one reason as to why strangers can enter the facility so easily can have something to do with the nurse on duty not checking the visitors who enter the facility. In today's society, it is extremely

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    Assignment Name: Cause and Effect Essay Date: March 2, 2013 Audience: My instructor and classmates Purpose: To let you know the life changing effect open heart surgery had on my son. The Effect of Open Heart Surgery on my Son On August 24, 2003, my first son Brandon Thomas was born, it was one of the happiest days of my life; He was happy and healthy, so I was told. I come to find out later that night that my son was born with 2 large holes in his heart called atrial septal defect (ASD)

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    always had someone by my side in every endeavor. Initially, the military also provided me with that domestic feeling; until I was walked to medical, with no one by my side and I realized I was alone for the first time in my life. The preliminary shock of loneness brought tears to my eyes; but, I realized that just because I am away from my family and friends physically does not mean they are not in my heart. I realized that I was strong enough to make it through bootcamp without any help and I

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    My perfect summer I never imagined a wonderful summer as the one I have spent in Logan. Global Academy 2012 gave me the opportunity to experience the most unforgettable moments of my life. Despite the cultural shock, the lonely I felt at the beginning and all de embarrassing moments I had, Logan have been the perfect place for me to grow as a person, to improve my English, to make new friends, and to become more independent. I just can describe this summer as my best summer ever, my perfect summer

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    there is stumble in life. Unfortunately, in many circumstances, domestic violence is becoming more and more serious, which turns family into “hell”. The consequences are a big problem for both family in particular and society in general. This problem causes mental pain, physical pain and social problems. The victims of domestic violence have to bear the mental pain. In fact, they are wives who are abused by their own husbands . Day by day, the wives suffer the verbal violence and the assaults constantly

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  • Effect/Cause

    Professor Vollaro ENC 1101 February 4, 2013 Effect Cause Paper Illiteracy The society, the American economy, many people’s health, and even the justice system are all affected by illiteracy. The lack of the ability to read and write has a huge impact, one way or another, on the everyday life of every person. Twenty percent of the American population is functionally illiterate, which means they cannot read at all or they read below the fourth grade reading level. It is important

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    better than Pakistan in Canada. In addition, the culture is totally different from Pakistan. In Canada there are a lot of religions and a lot of foods as compare to Pakistan. Thus, the changes in my life have come in three ways: educational, personal, and cultural. The first, change in my life is educational change. How has this change occurred for me in Canada? My education in Pakistan is completely different from Canada. According to Culture shock (n.d), for instance, in moving to a new country

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    reporting so much violence? Violence exists in America. Is media reporting causing the violence? What is the effect of that violence on American Society? How can we reduce violence? Many causes of violence have been reported and studied so it cannot be said that the media is entirely to blame but many studies show that viewing the violence that is reported is definitely one of the causes of violence. According to a study by Bruce, Clark and Maria Glymour published in American Science, there is a

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  • Culture Shock

     Culture Shock has been defined as “a feeling of uncertainty, confusion, or anxiety that people experience when visiting, doing business, or living in a society that is different from their own.  Culture shock can arise from a person’s unfamiliarity with local customs, language and acceptable behavior, since norms can vary significantly across cultures.” (INVESTOPEDIA)  While this definition pertains more to individuals than institutions, culture shock can doom foreign businesses from the start. 

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  • Reducing Shock Culture Brand

    Reducing cultural shock with global brands and advertising Eliane Karsaklian - Advancia-Negocia Abstract This paper aims at demonstrating that expatriates represent a specific target for companies as they tend to consume global brands during their stay abroad in order to avoid cultural shock and thus should be addressed with specific communication. The literature review articulates global brands and advertising with cultural shock, explained on the basis of Trompenaars and Hampden-Turner’s dilemmas’

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  • Cultural Shock or Shocking Culture..!

    Cultural shock or shocking culture..! I would like to describe culture shock as a difficulty which distresses most of us to some degree. We might almost call culture shock an occupational disease of many people who have been suddenly transplanted abroad. Culture shock is precipitated by the anxiety that results from losing all familiar signs and symbols of social intercourse. These signs are the thousand and one ways in which we orient ourselves to the situations of daily life: when to shake

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    Leteve Nichole Edwards William Pyda English 101 Tues/Thurs (6:00 pm – 9:45 pm) July 10, 2014 The Cause and Effect Of Moving Back To Pittsburgh After living in Atlanta, GA for 13 years, what made me move back to Pittsburgh, PA? Atlanta had wonderful weather, a city rich in African American culture, and a lively atmosphere. Pittsburgh has weather that sucks, very little African American culture and the overall feeling in the city is one of depression. So why would I move back? Well I moved to

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    winter is too cold. That means a terrier would strictly be an inside dog. Being around the kids all day would definitely be okay with this particular dog though. Boston terriers are extremely happy go lucky. They are eager to please their owners, which causes them to be easily trained and have overwhelming friendly personalities. Therefore even though the Boston terrier has a more medium build rather than a small build, they would be great lovable friends for a small child. A large breed, the Saint

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  • The Causes and Effects of Corporate Scandals

    The Causes and Effects of Corporate Scandals Makenzie Derby ENG121 Lesa Hadley July 16, 2007 The Causes and Effects of Corporate Scandal In this day and age, there seem to be an overwhelming amount of company executives violating ethical standards. The question on many people’s minds is, “Why?” Everyone is familiar with Enron filing bankruptcy in December of 2001. The company “covered a wide array of activities, including accounting regularities, the defrauding of investors and

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    5580115 March 19, 2013 Cause and Effect Essay ICCM104, Section 11 Aj. Julien Hardy Sexual Discrimination in the Middle East. Sexual or gender discrimination is the way people judge or treat differently by their gender. Sexual discriminations are still a big issue in the Middle East today. Because of changes in society, people want to have their own rights and freedom in their life. Most of the women in the Middle East have been protest in order to get their rights and freedom back. Unequal

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  • Impact of Culture Shock

    Leonora Christopher ENG1020 23 July 2012 Impact of Culture Shock . (rough draft) Immigration has changed many aspects of American society and has been influenced in return. People migrate around the world due to a multitude of reasons. Some adjust while others are lost in cultural shock and discrimination; many others form and join ethnic groups in an attempt to assimilate, while others resort to crime. These rapid changes

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    The word ‘CULTURE’ has been derived from the Latin word ‘CULTURA’ which means to cultivate, to grow.(1) Anthropologist Edward B Taylor, defines culture as “That complex whole which includes knowledge, belief, art, law, morals, custom, and any other capabilities and habits.” (2) This is the basic premise that beliefs, morals, and customs are all based on one’s culture. In the essay, “No Place Like Home” by Neil Bissoondath, the author describes how multiculturalism creates uneasiness on different

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    Culture shock Students in pursuit of a higher education abroad may face difficulties adjusting to their new environments, just as I had had during my first years at McMaster University in Canada. There is a huge change in responsibility when a student lives on his or her own for the first time. From my experience, the pressure of being one’s own care taker can be overwhelming and can cause feelings of homesickness, helplessness and displacement that can lead to depression. These feelings are symptoms

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    not aware of the effects they will face during their life, when they do not keep a personal budget. Most people are generally thrown into the real world when it comes to spending money. Some people are not concerned with the amounts they spend. The effects of not keeping a personal budget can be, but are not limited to not having any saving for unexpected expenses, going into debt or bankruptcy, causing intensified stress on a household, and the lack of responsibility which causes over spending.

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    having so many accounts like Twitter, Instagram, Facebook ect., that are constantly checked and updated daily. So many effects can come out of this one cause and literally can become so extreme to the point where families are ripped apart, teenage girl’s reputations are broken down and the confidence that once lived has been taken away. These are just a couple of many effects social media has upon today’s everyday life and our generations. Those who have a secondary life on the internet are

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    Culture shock Every country has its own culture, and culture of a country is somewhat different from others. It is not so surprising that every country has its own culture which is different from others since even a family has its own culture which is different from other families. I have experienced cultural differences whenever I traveled outside of my country. I noticed that the Western culture is very different in some ways compared to the Asian culture. It was 1992 when I first came to the

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  • The Culture Shock

    Adnan Jaafar Kate Goschen English 90 5 June 2015 How International Students Deal with Culture Shock The population of international students in foreign countries continues to surge in recent years with students coming from a range of nationalities. For instance, according to the Institute of International Education, “Over 723,270 international students intended [sic] U.S. Colleges, universities and institutes in the 2010 – 2011 school year” (Foreign Students). The number of foreign students

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    Through the evaluation of early literatures by Oberg (1958) and Pedersen (1995) culture shock was only looked on as a personal construct rather than a reaction developed as a response to an unfamiliar culture.They both identified it as a way to understand how individuals feel when unaccustomed to a new environment or culture and how they cope successfully with it. However in much clearer research by(Murdoch & Kaciak,2011),it was defined as abandoning the guidance of normal social

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    Unemployment in Today’s Society Unemployment is a terrible thing, but unfortunately it is an everyday normality. There are plenty of reasons why someone ready and able may be without a job. Every action comes with a consequence however; the causes and effects of unemployment are very potent in life. For example, an individual may lack the proper skills for the hand at task so their job will be terminated. The same goes for if they are absent often or late; that will not be tolerated. A person is

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    Amjad ESOL 252 Cause-Effect Essay 7/13/2015 Anger Management He is one of my best friends and my big brother too. We had many memories during the past 13 years. Some of them are extremely crazy and some are hilarious. The first time I met Bandar, a mutual friend introduced me to him, to give him a ride home. On that day, I knew a lot about him. His interests, the way he thinks, his family, and especially his anger issues. He is hot-tempered. His angry actions cannot be controlled, always get

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    The poem “Cause And Effect” written by Charles Bukowski is a very interesting poem about people that commit suicide and those they leave behind. I personally think this is a gloomy poem because death is usually a depressing topic. The poem starts out with, “the best often die by their own hand” I like how it starts out this way making those who take their life look like the best. I think it is interesting how it starts out kind of talking about those people and then changes to talking about the people

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    Determining Cause and Effect 3.3 Revision version Tracy Bass Professor Patricia Hoerr English 115 “The American Dream” primarily consists of homeownership, raising a family comfortably and investing in the future. To most, obtaining a college degree is viewed as a gateway to “the American Dream”. With a college education being the gateway, that many set out to get a college degree. However, it is not an easy task to achieve and does not come without its fair share of stress. The primary

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    The feeling of sadness, loneliness, and isolation due to the fact you miss someone breaks your heart than you are hurting so much. However, what is the effect of missing a person? There are three specific effects and they are loneliness, depression and the feel of being freed from false belief. The first effect is being alone when you feel that you are without that person. In spite of all the faults the person had, you know you miss them. They as a result, were like a best friend to you, and

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  • Culture Shock for Students in the Uk

    CULTURE SHOCK FOR STUDENTS IN THE U. K. Student’s Name Course Date Introduction The process of leaving one’s home and travelling to a foreign country to pursue further education can be a relatively stressful experience. The fact that most people plan and prepare for the journey notwithstanding, the magnitude of the change and its ramifications on the individual may be altogether overwhelming and will take most by surprise. It may of some comfort, albeit remote, to remember that it is a fairly

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    Examine the problem of culture shock experienced by international students coming to study in the UK and suggest solutions to this problem. Culture shock is a major problem for students from all over the world, it is the anxiety that a person goes through when he or she moves from a familiar place to an entirely new environment. It normally occurs when you stop hearing the language and seeing the environment that you are used too and beforehand helped you to make such of your encompassing all of

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    treat without bias. Abortion is one of such issues; although many progressive people have nowadays become more tolerant to abortion, there are still many arguments–apart from public opinion–that speak against this procedure. In particular, abortion causes severe psychological and emotional damage to a woman who has undergone this surgery. One of the most common dangers awaiting women who have committed an abortion is post-abortion syndrome (PAS). Generally speaking, it is a complex of emotional

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    Culture shock Culture shock which is means that when a person move to a different country for experience totally new life even without well-preparation, it maybe brings a huge of perception shock continually. Especially for international students who studied in abroad or also in terms of expat who want to settle in another country. If someone feels over pressure while come to a new country that they have never been, think about the environment surround you without any familiar life style, different

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    Comp 1 Cause and Effect Essay 4/29/14 The Effects of Cigarette Smoking There has been advertisement after advertisement over the years telling of the dangers of cigarette smoking causing death. As serious as this notion of facing grave illness or death seems, that has not seemed to be an adequate reason to quit still. People for whatever the reasons seem to have the ability to insulate themselves from the obvious facts that are shown to them. This essay intends to offer some other effects of cigarette

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    Cause and Effect It’s safe to say just about everyone has heard of the old saying “Money is the root of all evil,” but have you ever sat down and really thought about it? Do we realize just how much money controls our lives? Here’s some questions: Why do people rob others? Why has prostitution been a job since the beginning of time? Why do most companies focus on quantity over quality? Why are many people unable to get an advanced education, or some even a basic education? While there is more than

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  • Causes and Effects of Culture Shock

    The term ‘culture shock’ has often being used nowadays. Most of us are already familiar with this term. When people have to live in a different and unknown environment or culture, they become anxious, surprises, disorientated, uncertain and even confused. This is what we defined as culture shock. People always tend to give negative opinion to this term. Why is that so? It is because they did not have much education of culture shock, thus they will always find themselves reacting negatively to this

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  • Checkpoint Culture Shock

    Checkpoint Culture Shock Funkadelic SOC/120 February 23, 2012 Gena Rata Checkpoint Culture Shock If I was visiting and studying the Yanomamo the way I would prepare myself for possible culture shock is to educate myself deeply beforehand about the culture. This will enhance my understanding why they do the things they do. I honestly think I would have been fascinated to observe this culture, there is always something very unique and diverse of each one. There was a very unique and moving

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    Assignment 3.1: Determining Causes and Effects – Draft Version English 115 Known as the Laurentian Great Lakes for its connection to the St. Lawrence River, the lakes combined make up nearly 20 percent of the world's fresh water (Latham, Wright, & Tsang, n.d.) Lakes Erie, Huron, Michigan, Ontario, and Superior are 5 lakes that provide food, jobs, and recreation to the surrounding regions reaching into two countries. The New York Times (2010) also estimate more than 30 million people are

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  • Culture Shock

    Culture Shock The first thing I would have done to prepare myself from the culture shock is study the Yanomamo. I would have studied their way of life, what they ate, how they dressed, their language, mannerisms, and every detail I can get. If however, I don’t have that information handy, I would have at least asked the guide a few questions before entering the area where the people are living. A culture shock is really hard to prepare for, unless one has studied about it beforehand or else it

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    5480153 EC1 sec 3 Effects of pressures on students Cause and effect essay That today’s children have been pressured in the society is now considered to be a normal statement. As the world has been increasingly competitive, each person just has to struggle for what is best for him or her. Especially for parents, they all aspire to see their children successful in their lives. The offspring are pushed to study hard in order to get into a reputable university. In many Asian countries, the pressure

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