Power Distance Case Study

Subgroup Size

Small Group


20 minutes

External Cost


Lesson Plan


Activity created by Dr. Aletha Stahl, CILMAR, and Dr. Laura Starr, College of Science, Purdue University.

As a result of this lesson, participants will be able to: 1. Define the cultural value dimension of power distance. 2. Recognize features of low and high power distance in communication. 3. Reflect on their own perspectives on authority.