Liu Tong, Tian Yuqing
Tianjin Foreign Studies University, Tianjin, China
This article illustrates the positive and negative effects of cultural differences in the cross-cultural groups, through the application of Hall's high and low context culture model to analyze the reasons of those phenomena. Finally, through the above analysis, the methods to help the cross-cultural team improve work efficiency are summarized.
Hall's High Context and Low Context Cultures Model, Cultural Differences, Cross-cultural Groups
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