SamplesResearchGlobal Information and Computer EthicsBuy essay
← Effects of Meat Consumption on Obesity in Saudi ArabiaSuccess of Apple →

Custom Global Information and Computer Ethics Essay

Ethnocentrism refers to the viewing of values, beliefs and practices of our people as the same to all other people. Ethnocentrism has two main effects. One of the effects is that it may make cultural imperialism to develop. Cultural imperialism develops because an ethnocentric person may insist that a person from a different culture should assimilate his values and culture (Floridi, 2010). In addition, an ethnocentric person may see it fit to destroy or exploit a person who fails to adopt his image.

Type of assignment Writer level Title of your paper Pages
Spacing Timeframes Currency Total price
 

Several ways exist where a person communicating with someone else on the Internet may be seen as ethnocentric. Cultures from the west favor low context/high content communication styles. Such styles concentrate on direct and explicit forms of communication. This communication style concentrates on the message instead of the circumstances surrounding in the message. It makes most people from the west to prefer communicating using text. In contrast, cultures from African and Arabia favor high context/low content communication style. Such style focuses on indirect form of communication for example eye contact, physical environment for the delivery of the message and body distance (Floridi, 2010). When a person communicating through the Internet uses only low context/high content communication style, he will be promoting ethnocentrism.

Ethnocentrism may also arise when a person uses his/her own language when communicating with people from different countries (Floridi, 2010). Most people use English while communicating with people in the Internet. Internet joins people from different countries who speak different languages. It is wrong for people to use only English while posting messages on the Internet. Most companies post advertisements in their national language. People from different cultures may not know the messages that these adverts contain. This represents ethnocentrism. Different cultures also have different religious beliefs. It is therefore wrong for a person to assume all people are Muslims or Christians when posting religious messages on the Internet.

Custom Global Information and Computer Ethics Essay

Code: Sample20

Related essays

  1. Success of Apple
  2. The Ingredients of Successful Management Research
  3. Effects of Meat Consumption on Obesity in Saudi Arabia
  4. States that Allow Citizens to Carry Guns have Low Crime Rates
On your first order you will receive 15% discount
Order now PRICES from $12.99/page ×
Live chat