Read the online article "Politeness Makes Perfect" and the online article "Business Across Cultures: Etiquette at Work" regarding the concept of politeness and how it manifests itself in oral communications among people in Japanese and Indonesian society. How do you think views of politeness in these cultures compare with views of politeness in United States culture? Is the term "politeness" interpreted in the same or in different ways? Provide at least three statements and behaviors Americans use that demonstrate the value placed on politeness in U.S. culture.
The response should include a reference list. Double-space, using Times New Roman 12 pnt font, one-inch margins, and APA style of writing and citations.