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Class 3 LESCANT

February 3, 2009

It was back in 1992 when David Victor published his LESCANT model of International Business Communication.  I still use it today because it seems to be the best way to categorize cultural differences.  The acronym LESCANT stands for Langage, Environment, Social Organization, Context, Authority, Non-Verbal, and Time.  What follows is a brief powerpoint slide presentation where I have summarized some of the major points of the LESCANT model.

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Victor, David A. 1992.  International Business Communication.  New York, NY: HarperCollins Publishers Inc.