Proxemic Zones

In: Business and Management

Submitted By fiq92
Words 732
Pages 3
There are four types of proxemic zones that people are comfortable with. All of them can be identified in the video. Please name all four zones with examples based on the video.
There are various ways of communicating that everyone would agree, human communication include the swap over the messages between two or more people (Remland, 2000). Space communicates, according to Edward T. Hall (1974), who claimed the term proxemics that emphasize on our space. Human being has their own personal space surrounding our body (Logen, 2009). Depend on the situation; the personal space is a portable territory with the invisible boundaries that expand on contrast surrounding us (Malandro, Barker, & Barker, 1989). There are four major zones regarding the distance between each person posses. These can group into intimacy zone, personal zone, social zone and public zone. Intimacy zone Personal zone

Regarding the scenario of intimacy zone ranges from physical contact to 1.5 to 2 feet or intimate distance for embracing, touching or whispering. Michael Oher was taking by Leigh Ann and her family to the Ole Miss campus to begin college, the end of the film an emotional goodbye occurred between Leigh Ann and Michael Oher. Leigh Ann just simply hugging Oher, we could conclude that she is a very sensitive woman. Strong on the outside, fragile in the inside thus she walk away hid her tears in the car. However, Oher get back to her and ask the proper hugs. Therefore, it is shows that intimate zone is retained for those who are psychologically close. Oher is the part of the family now. The acquaintance between the families is very strong. They love Michael Oher very much even he just an outsider earlier. Oher invaded by a positive or attractive to him and he did not draw back. Next, we watched the personal zone focus on Michael Oher and Sean Junior (SJ) at the…...

Similar Documents

Euro Zone

...EUROZONE CRISIS ABSTRACT Euro crisis was not fortunate. It was something that could be avoided if proper care was taken. The European sovereign debt crisis has emerged out of a situation that has made it difficult or impossible for some countries in the euro area to re-finance their government debt without the assistance of third party. It was not only the government sector that lead to this crisis but major cause of it was the private sectors taking up too much of loans. The report also states the impact of euro zone crisis on the world and the India. The Eurozone crisis is systemic in nature. It is a result of policy failures in the way European Monetary Union (EMU) was designed, constructed and implemented. In particular, the crisis is a consequence of the failure to put in place certain necessary institutional components. INTRODUCTION The global economy has experienced slow growth since the U.S. financial crisis of 2008-2009, which has exposed the unsustainable fiscal policies of countries in Europe and around the globe. Greece, which spent heartily for years and failed to undertake fiscal reforms, was one of the first to feel the pinch of weaker growth. When growth slows, so do tax revenues – making high budget deficits unsustainable. The result was that the new Prime Minister George Papandreou, in late 2009, was forced to announce that previous governments had failed to reveal the size of the nation’s deficits. In truth, Greece’s debts were so large that they......

Words: 3126 - Pages: 13

Proxemics

...Proxemics in nonverbal communication is the study of how humans use to space to communicate. Human territoriality is the presumptive claim by one or more persons of a geographic area. It helps regulate social interactions. A human seems to have a need to claim their own space and call it their own. There are three categories of territory. Personal, social, and public spaces are three different types of space used by people in certain particular areas. Different nonverbal behaviors vary on the setting of your territory. For example, a stranger might be avoiding your personal space in a public place such as standing one foot next to you at a park when there is much room around you to stand. That person should be at least 8 feet away from you to some people. It depends totally on the person you interact with. My partner and I are going to identify these spatial arrangements and see how our nonverbal expressions change as our spatial arrangements change. Personal space is one of the categories of territory. It is clearly the exclusive domain of the owner. For example, it could be your bedroom, car, or any personal spaces that is clearly your domain. My partner and I were sitting in my bedroom together playing X-Box and sitting about 18 inches away from each other and it was not awkward or anything. Our expressions and emotions were clearly focused on the game itself and not worried about the distance between us. After one game was played, we stood for the next......

Words: 1255 - Pages: 6

The Comfort Zone

...events in my life that I had to take a courageous step to come out of my comfort zone. Some of them include moving to U.S. from my native country, attending school in America, the first time performing on stage for a school play, my first swimming lesson, starting my own business, and pursuing my MBA degree. On the other hand, there are still certain things I dared not to step out of my comfort zone; things like riding the roller coaster, dining in the restaurant by myself, and learning to say “No” to other people. Every time when I am facing with a choice of whether to stay put with my limitations or expand it out of my comfort zone; I begin to look into my fears, personal limits, and boundaries. Many times the reasons why I wouldn’t step of the box because I could not predict what the final outcome is going to be, and I wasn’t ready for change in my lives. There were moments that I would prefer to stay where I was in life and just hope that something grand would come my way in the very near future. Yet, I know that there is more for me to do with my lives. As I replay the moments I stepped out of my comfort zone, they actually felt great. I felt I had just conquered my fear of something like being afraid of water, being shy, accepting and encountering challenges in a new environment, change, and taking risks. As I expand my comfort zone, it is that slightly over the boundary of comfort; but I am controlling......

Words: 898 - Pages: 4

Speed Zones

...SPEED ZONE STUDY March 14, 2013 INTRODUCTION Recently in many areas of the State of Texas the speed limit has been changed. While some areas have remained at the 70 mph limit that many drivers have become accustom to, other areas have seen increases from 75 mph up to 85 mph. But, what effect does this have on drivers that travel between these areas with varying speed limits? This study is being conducted to determine what these changes in speed limits have on drivers. With the current speed limit of 70 mph, how fast do driver truly drive? And given the average speed it is the goal of this study to determine if drivers will increase their speeds proportionally in the new high speed zones. While there is much debate on the speed limits and the effects it has on drivers, this study will serve to provide an accurate study on whether or not driver actually pay any attention to the posted speed limits. In addition the driving habits of today’s driver will be examined in relation to posted speed limits on many of the Texas highways. ABSTRACT The Speed Zone Study will be conducted in an effort to better understand how the recent changes in the posted speed limit affect drivers on those highways. To better understand how these changes affect drivers this study will monitor traffic in areas with different speed limits. The goal is to determine if driver adhere to the posted speed limit or if drivers exceed the posted speed limit. If drivers exceed the posted speed......

Words: 1248 - Pages: 5

Proxemics in Interview Process

...Proxemics in Interview Process Proxemics can be described as the study of nonverbal communication based on the spatial distances between individuals, as they interact. This term was coined by Edward T. Hall in 1962. He made numerous interviews/studies, in which, he concluded that there are certain spatial distances in which human beings react differently. Hall proceeded to define the personal spaces that surround individuals, as follows: “Intimate space—the closest "bubble" of space surrounding a person. Entry into this space is acceptable only for the closest friends and intimates. Social and consultative spaces—the spaces in which people feel comfortable conducting routine social interactions with acquaintances as well as strangers. Public space—the area of space beyond which people will perceive interactions as impersonal and relatively anonymous” (Brown, n.d., para. 3). Criminal investigators are aware of this technique and also apply proxemics during interview/interrogation process. “Interviews probably start off in the social space; asking the suspect simple information” (“Interrogation Techniques using Proxemics”, 2011, para. 1). Beginning the interview in the social space allows the investigator to ask general questions, however when interrogating the suspect it is advisable to move in closer to the suspect. As the investigator continues with the interview, moving in on the suspect’s intimate space will make it uncomfortable for the suspect to be......

Words: 478 - Pages: 2

Offshore Zones

...this statement have pressured this low-taxes zones to sign agreements or agreements to avoid double taxation with high-tax countries. This trait turns into the existence of advantageous agreements to avoid double taxation. Many of these agreements include provisions for exchange of information. 7. Have good communication and especially telecommunications 8. The staff is multilingual and skilled in international finance. Many of these offshore centres offer their services every single day, 24 hours a day. Despite this full service, it exist some specialization of the various zones of the offshore world. REGULATION In relation with the regulation of the offshore centres, they may be distinguish several international institutions concerning different fields. This international bodies are various, each one focused on specific issues. First, the Financial Action Task Force (FATF), an inter-governmental body established in 1989 by the G20, takes care of the risk of money-laundering and the financing of terrorist. Apart from some important recommendations, FATF has issued a list of ‘Non-Cooperative Counties or territories’. This report (June 2000) identify 25 criteria against which a country’s financial sector is evaluated. A total of 47 countries or territories were examined in two rounds of reviews (in 2000 and 2001). A total of 23 were listed as non-cooperative (FATF, s.f.). This black list include a large number of zones, some of them considered as OFCs.......

Words: 1876 - Pages: 8

Dead Zone

...Analyzing the Effects of the Mississippi River on The Dead Zones in the Gulf of Mexico Dead zones in the Gulf of Mexico have reached about 8000 square miles. Dead zones are oxygen depleted areas in the ocean in which the levels of oxygen in the water are so low that it cannot sustain sea life. These dead zones are created by water runoff from the mighty Mississippi River. Nutrients in the water that run out into the gulf cause an abundance of algae growth. The alga then dies and as it sinks to the bottom of the ocean is decomposed by bacteria reducing the oxygen levels in the water. This coupled with the fact that the fresh water acts as a barrier between the salt water and the atmosphere preventing it from being oxygenated, is the primary cause of these massive dead zones. These dead zones, primarily the one in the gulf have increased in size drastically in the past decades and researchers are desperately trying to find a way to reduce their size. For the most part, nutrient levels in the river are naturally occurring, but there are some human factors in the rising levels causing increasing growth in the size of the Gulf of Mexico dead zone. Dead zones are nothing new. They have in fact been occurring for some time in history. Natural nutrients that come from rain water runoff from the mountains and streams along the Mississippi River have always run off into the gulf causing this natural phenomenon, especially in years with high rainfall. Throughout the years though...

Words: 669 - Pages: 3

Dns Zone

...Unit 8 Assignment 1 DNS Zone File A Domain Name System (DNS) zone file is a text file that describes a DNS zone. A DNS zone is a subset, often a single domain, of the hierarchical domain name structure of the DNS. The zone file contains mappings between domain names and IP addresses and other resources, organized in the form of text representations of resource records (RR). A zone file may be either a DNS master file, authoritatively describing a zone, or it may be used to list the contents of a DNS cache. Resource records may occur in any order in a zone file. For formatting convenience, resource records may span several lines by enclosing in parentheses a set of parameters that spans several lines, but belongs to the same record. The file may contain comment text by preceding such text with a semicolon, either at the beginning of a line, or after the last field on any line, or on a blank line. Comments end at the end of a line. The zone file may contain any number of blank lines with or without comments. The zone file may also contain various directives that are marked with a keyword starting with the dollar sign character. The most notable is the $ORIGIN keyword, which specifies the starting point for the zone in the DNS hierarchy. If this keyword is omitted from a zone file, the origin is inferred by the server software from the reference to the zone file in its server configuration....

Words: 255 - Pages: 2

Into the Danger Zone

...Into the Danger Analysis University of the Rockies When I first read the case study " into the danger zone", I thought it was a clean and cut case of the school being held liable for the accident that Lucy Overstreet had when she was diving into the pool during practice. After reading it the second time I realize that the school may not be the only one liable for her accident, but her as well. I say this because she did signed a form stating the risk that can occur from her being on the swim team and she could had left the swim team if she really felt uncomfortable and reported it to the principal what the coach has said to her when she wasn't ready compete in the relay where she had to dive off a starter block. The tort of negligence for this case study may not be easy to prove as one may think when you first read the study. The reason for this is because to prove tort of negligence all 5 elements of negligence has to be proven. The 5 see elements are duty, breach, cause-in-fact, proximate cause, and damages. However I will be looking at how if all the elements can be proven, I will start by looking at duty of the coach. The coach did not do its duty to protect Lucy from being injured at swim practice. The reason I would say this is because Lucy trainers and Lucy herself had told the swim coach that she needed more practice with her diving from the starter block into shallow water. And with this knowledge he did not change her position on the team but encourage to......

Words: 1104 - Pages: 5

Contact Zone

...Mary Louise Pratt defined contact zones as “social spaces where cultures meet, clash, and grapple with each other, often in contexts of highly asymmetrical relations of power, such as colonialism, slavery, or their aftermaths as they are lived out in many parts of the world today.” A contact zone is a place where two cultures can mesh together. People from different cultures are able to interact with each other through these contact zones. A contact zone allows people to look into cultures other than their own. They can get new ideas by looking into another culture, as well as their own. Contact zones allow you to look at things in a new way. Pratt talks about contact zones being seen more and more today. People may have to look beyond how they think of something so that it can be understood by someone who thinks about the same thing in a different way. Pratt defines an autoethnographic text as “a text in which people undertake to describe themselves in ways that engage with representations others have made of them.” Guaman Poma’s New Chronicle is an autoethnographic text because it is mixed Andean with the Spanish culture. Pratt said, “autoethnographic works are often addressed to both metropolitan audiences and the speaker’s own community.” They are merged together so that both groups can understand. You can change something around so that it is said in a way that other people can understand it. You can describe yourself in a way that other people would describe you. You......

Words: 604 - Pages: 3

Contact Zones

...Contact Zones Contact zones are defined as social areas in which people from different ethos converge. Often, there is a lack of proportion of power in which one culture feels the need to monopolize another. It is typical for a person, or persons, with their own cultural perspective to use force or threats to be able to get those of a different culture to abide. Although the other culture is treated inequitably, all cultures involved are mutually impacted whether coercion is intentional or not. Usually when one thinks about contact zones, they think about cultures clashing in their neighborhood, school campus, workplace, and etc. When I think about contact zones, my constant need of attention from people I care for comes to mind. Growing up, I was terrified of my father. Since I could remember he has always been this bulky, white man with these glazed-over eyes and bad temper. His wide pupils and attitude were a result of his excessive drug use and made it easy to tell when he was under the influence. When using, he would give me this heinous look that made me stutter when I asked for favors or replied to a question I was not sure how to answer. Intimidation was the way he started a conversation and being incarcerated countless times throughout his forty-five years, it became his forte. Drug abuse and gang affiliation was what always landed him in and out of the penitentiary since my toddler days and being incarcerated so many times, he was accustomed to demanding respect...

Words: 1774 - Pages: 8

The Gray Zone

...ships inside the Lager. In describing the gray zone, Levi discusses the different roles of prisoners assigned by the Nazi. The prisoners that did the work were seen as being more privileged which at the end of the day helped them get more food and live better. Therefore, the concept of the gray zone is analyzing the difference between the privileged and the non-privileged in the Lager. The difference can be seen by the tasks that the prisoners carried out, for example, one of the groups were seen as, “Low ranking functionaries... sweepers, kettle washers, night watchmen, bed smoothers... checkers of lice and scabies, messengers, interpreters, assistants’ assistants. In general, these people poor devils like ourselves, who worked full time like everyone else but who for an extra half liter of soup were willing to carry out these and other ‘tertiary’ functions.” This group was seen as harmless and not much different than the underprivileged. The other group of prisoners in the Lager was seen as the enemies to their own people. They were referred to as the Kapos who were “free to commit the worst atrocities on their subject as punishment for any transgressions, or even without any motive whatsoever: until the end of 1943 it was not unusual for a prisoner to be beaten to death by a Kapo without the latter having to fear any sanctions.” The prisoners that became part of the Kapo were seen as permanent. They were not accepted back by their people if they were willing to......

Words: 315 - Pages: 2

Barnacle Zone

...exposure to air? Explain. [ 7.4 ] During approximately which days in the 14-day tide cycle do organisms living on the upper part of the rock face their greatest potential exposure to air? Explain. [ 8 ] Click the RESET button to wipe the rock face clean. In the next set of simulation runs, focus on the barnacles. Use the STEP 7 button to run the simulation for seven days at a time. SimBio Virtual Labs® | The Barnacle Zone © 2013, SimBio. All Rights Reserved. 5 [ 8.1 ] Briefly describe what you notice about the distribution patterns for each species on the following days. Do both species settle on the same parts of the rock face? Do their distribution patterns of the rock face change over time? Days 1–7: On day 28: General observations: [ 9 ] Develop a hypothesis for the patterns of distribution for Chthamalus and Semibalanus that you observed. [ 9.1 ] Hypothesis: [ 10 ] Click the TEST YOUR UNDERSTANDING button in the bottom right corner of the screen and answer the question in the window that pops up. SimBio Virtual Labs® | The Barnacle Zone © 2013, SimBio. All Rights Reserved. 6 Exercise 2: Counting Barnacles Connell studied many aspects of barnacle biology to address his question about their distributional patterns. He started out by making (and quantifying) some basic observations. Connell did A LOT of barnacle-counting by hand. Fortunately, you have some handy tools to simplify this process. This exercise will introduce you to your virtual SAMPLING......

Words: 1117 - Pages: 5

Gray Zone

...Gloabal Leadership: Grey Zone Paper Tiananmen Square Protests 1989 Chirs Niu 1454792 March 30, 2012 Box: 145 Industrial revolutions and economic reforms were the key drivers for Western societies to start the march towards democracy. The world’s most populated country, China, led by its historical figure Deng Xiaoping, started economic reform in the late 70s. Ten years of reform changed the country revolutionarily, making a once unenlightened and closed society prosperous and promising. The then current democratic atmosphere of the world heavily influenced the Chinese intelligent individuals, especially educated youth from state universities, during the late 80s. Nevertheless, the one party dominated socialist nation, which lived on its complete political control since independence in 1949, had not yet prepared to commence political reform that would eventually lead to democracy (CNN). In the early summer of 1989, astonishing sequences of events broke out and drew the entire world’s attention. This memorable event is known as the June 4th Event or Tiananmen Square Protests 1989. The Chinese government, unlike many democratic ones, uses authoritarian powers to facilitate political aspirations, from which the actions defined by the Communist Party as representing people’s rights and interests. Nevertheless, when students, workers and citizens marched on the streets all over China, the government chose to protect its own interests rather than those of the people’s...

Words: 2008 - Pages: 9

Game Zone

...Pre-Feasibility Study GAMING ZONE Small and Medium Enterprise Development Authority Government of Pakistan www.smeda.org.pk HEAD OFFICE 6th Floor, LDA Plaza, Egerton Road, Lahore. Tel: (042) 111-111-456, Fax: (042) , 6304926, 6304927 Helpdesk@smeda.org.pk REGIONAL PUNJAB OFFICE 8th Floor, LDA Plaza, Egerton Road, Lahore. Tel: (042) 111-111-456 Fax: (042) 6304926, 6304927 helpdesk@smeda.org.pk REGIONAL SINDH OFFICE 5TH Floor, Bahria Complex II, M.T. Khan Road, Karachi. Tel: (021) 111-111-456 Fax: (021) 5610572 Helpdesk-khi@smeda.org.pk REGIONAL OFFICE NWFP REGIONAL OFFICE BALOCHISTAN Ground Floor State Life Building The Mall, Peshawar. Tel: (091) 9213046-47 Fax: (091) 286908 helpdesk-pew@smeda.org.pk Bungalow No. 15-A Chaman Housing Scheme Airport Road, Quetta. Tel: (081) 2831623, 2831702 Fax: (081) 2831922 helpdesk-qta@smeda.org.pk March, 2009 Pre-feasibility Study Gaming Zone DISCLAIMER The purpose and scope of this information memorandum is to introduce the subject matter and provide a general idea and information on the said area. All the material included in this document is based on data/information gathered from various sources and is based on certain assumptions. Although, due care and diligence has been taken to compile this document, the contained information may vary due to any change in any of the concerned factors, and the actual results may differ substantially from the......

Words: 7106 - Pages: 29