High-Context Culture: 4 Characteristics of High-Context Cultures

Written by MasterClass

Last updated: Apr 7, 2022 • 4 min read

The world’s cultural diversity naturally leads to many types of communication differences from one region to the next. For example, in a high-context culture, you may rely more on subtlety, but it’s incumbent upon you to be direct in a low-context culture. Learn more about how different cultures rely on high or low levels of context in their communication overall.