Time matters, either one consider it to be valuable or not. Studying time in conjunction with communication is studying Chronemics. Chronemics is the study of the use of time in nonverbal communication. The way that an individual would perceive and value time, structure our time and react to. Here i am uploading my PPT on Proxemics and Chronemics, It is the part of Communication Skills as pre GTU syllabus.

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Draft arguments would be prepared elaborating positions. Individuals with a present orientation are mostly characterized as pleasure seekers who live for the moment and have a very low risk aversion.


What is nonverbal communication? One part is on time for the meeting while the other is one hour late.

Cohen notes that “Traditional societies have all the time in the world. Previously, these interdependent and integrated levels have been outlined and discussed as: The time and duration of the conversation are dictated by the higher-status individual.

The United States considers itself a monochronic society. Hall wrote regarding the American’s viewpoint of time in the business world, “the schedule is sacred. The interpersonal adaptation theory IATfounded by Judee Burgoon, states that adaptation in interaction is responsive to the needs, expectations, and desires of communicators and affects how communicators position themselves in relation to one another and adapt to one another’s communication.

A polychronic time system is a system where several things can be done at once, and wider view of time is exhibited and time is perceived in large fluid sections. Trade negotiators have observed that “American negotiators are generally more anxious for agreement because “they are always in a hurry” and basically “problem solving oriented. But perhaps I wander off to far here, without solid facts to stand on. Time matters, either one consider it to be valuable or not. Rather, “cultures that use the polychronic time system often schedule multiple appointments simultaneously so keeping on schedule is an impossibility.


A number of classification systems exist in the literature of time. Just as monochronic and polychronic cultures have different time perspectives, understanding the time orientation of a culture is critical to becoming better able to successfully handle diplomatic situations.

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I do many things at a time, have attention on what’s happening around me, take goals and results seriously, appreciate people and sharing, build strong and long-lasting relationships.

A specific example of the way power is expressed through work time is scheduling. It’se easy to relate these developments to environmental and sustainability issues.

Under this system, time is scheduled, arranged and managed. The way in which different cultures perceive time can influence communication as well.

The way different cultures perceive time can influence communication as well. They may work longer, but communicatipn structure of their work environment is not strictly dictated by the traditional work day.

I do one thing at a time, keep deadlines and schedules, have primary attention on work and results, appreciate privacy and ownership, build temporary and practical relationships. Take international business meetings for example.

For example, communicatjon most companies the boss can interrupt progress to hold an impromptu meeting in the middle of the work day, yet the average worker would have to make an appointment to see the boss.

Consumer attitudes were mediated by the perceived usefulness of the attribute information. Haole time is when the person will meet when they say they will communicatio.

Time can be used as an indicator of status. By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. For example, in most companies the boss can interrupt progress to hold an impromptu meeting in the middle of the work day, yet the average worker would communiaction to make an appointment to see the boss.

The way an individual perceives time and the role time plays in chroneics lives is a learned perspective. To be comumnication waiting is to imply that one’s time is less valuable than that of the one who imposes the wait. Geology Geological time age chron eon epoch era period Geochronology Geological history of Earth. Developed by Judee Burgoonexpectancy violations theory EVT sees communication as the exchange of information which is high in relational content and can be used to violate the expectations of another which will be perceived as either positively or negatively depending on the liking between the two people.


The past orientation has a hard time developing the notion of elapsed time and these individuals often confuse present and past happenings as all in the same. Commmunication knowing about the differences makes way for a higher tolerance between the two groups as one can acknowledge more of needs of the other and adapt ones own behavior to them.

Time perceptions include punctuality, willingness to wait, and interactions.


Similar observations have been made of Japanese -American relations. Taylorism and fordism formed a clockwork around an assembly line where time-management formed a foundation for successful production. Chronemics can be defined as “the interrelated observations and theories of man’s use of time” [ Chronemic quote needs a citation ] — the way in which one perceives and values timestructures time, and reacts to time frames communication. Finally, the schedule and appointment calendar of the higher status individual will take precedence in determining where, when and the importance of a specific event or appointment.

Haole time and Hawaiian time. On the other hand, a subordinate with less power has their time controlled by a higher status individual and are in less control of their time — making them likely to report their time to a higher authority. Non verbal communication percentage.