Lfm 3.2b

Topics: Gesture, Nonverbal communication, Interview Pages: 2 (481 words) Published: June 21, 2013
Part I: Nonverbal Communication
Try This: Research what one hand gesture means in a different country. (You may ask people from other countries/and or conduct your own web search or library search for answers). Some suggested countries/cultures to research might be: Italy, Japan, China, Greece, and the Middle East (18 points)

Hand gesture: Thumb and index finger together

Country/Culture referenced: Japan

What does it mean? Money

Part II: Nonverbal Communication and Active Listening

Choice #2: Review the video recorded interviews in the Activity tab. Document the nonverbal gestures displayed by the participants and your interpretation of the gestures.(36 points)

|Nonverbal Gestures Used|What does this mean to you?|
Scenario #1|1) Waving|This means Hello, Goodbye, or nice to see you again.| |2)Pointing|This is used to show what you are looking at.|
|3)Shaking Hands|This means it was nice to meet you in this scenario but could also mean hello.| |||
Scenario #2|1)Head Nod|This is usually used to indicate a conformation of something or saying yes.| |2)Finger Quotations|Used to sum up something or put it into Lemans terms | |3)Smile|To show Happiness or Joy|


After documenting the nonverbal gestures that took place during the interviews, write 5 or more sentences about each interview stating whether you feel the interview went well, if you would hire the person, and why you made this decision. (30 points) ·Walter’s Interview: Walter’s Interview in my opinion did not go very well. For starters even as the video says you are supposed to greet someone with a handshake and Walter did not do that. Also his posture did not represent an enthusiastic interviewee. His responses to the questions were not what they should’ve been. His feedback was not focused on the topic at hand. And lastly he was unorganized. ·Jeff’s Interview: Jeff’s interview went very well and I believe he handled it very well. First off, he shook hands with his...
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