Divergent Cultural Characteristics

Read: McLean, S. (2010). Business Communication for Success. The Saylor Foundation. Licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution- Non-Commercial-Share Alike 3.0 License without attribution as requested by the work’s original creator or licensee.
– Chapter 18: Intercultural and International Business Communication (https://open.lib.umn.edu/businesscommunication/part/chapter-18-intercultural-and-international-business-communication/)

In the post: 

Compare and contrast at least three of the 
Describe which one from each pair would describe the culture that you hail from: individualist vs collectivist, explicit rule vs implicit rule, uncertainty- accepting vs uncertainty-rejecting, time orientation (monochronic vs polychronic, short term vs long term) masculine vs feminine orientation, direct vs indirect, materialism vs relationships, low-power vs high power distance. 
Your post should also comment on how your particular cultural characteristics compare with your fellow peers.

If applicable, be sure to cite any resources, including textbooks, you use to support the essay.