Listening, Culture, and Gender (Gender and Listening (Rapport and Report…
Listening, Culture, and Gender
Gender and Listening
Rapport and Report Talk
Development of closer relationships and use listening to achieve this.
Used to dominate the conversation to play up there expertise.
Purposes of Listening
More likely to ask more supportive questions.
Assume a more argumentative role and are always ready to disagree.
Women give many listening cues to let the speaker know they are listening.
More likely to listen quietly without many listening cues.
Culture and Listening
Emphasize politness and maintaining a positive image.
Say what you mean and mean what you say.