Cultural Classifications of Reactive:

Reactive or listening cultures rarely initiate action or discussion, preferring first to listen to and establish the other’s position, then react to it and formulate their own.

Reactive cultures listen before they leap. They are the world’s best listeners inasmuch as they concentrate on what the speaker is saying, do not let their minds wander and rarely, if ever, interrupt a speaker while the discourse/speech/presentation is going on. When it is finished, they do not …..

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