1724 words - 7 pages current organization based on these best practices and offer recommendations for converting existing practices to one or more of the best practices found within this paper's research.It is proposed that the potentially constructive or destructive impact of diversity accepted in the workplace starts at the executive level of an organization. Diversity programs need to be a reflection of the organizational culture. The programs need to recognize and appreciate differences in the members of the workforce and appreciate their contribution to the organization's overall business strategy (Williams, 2007, p. 14). Culturaldiversity reflects the unique sets of values, beliefs, attitudes, andVIEW DOCUMENT
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“Our culturaldiversity has most certainly shaped our national character,” affirmed Julie Bishop. From my perception, New York City is one of the most densely inhabited metropolitan collection of culturaldiversity in the world in which structures our temperament. New York City applies an imperative influence upon trade, economics, mass communication, skill, style, and education. Frequently it is known that New York City is a crucial core for global politics and has been depicted as the ethnic headquarters of the globe. New York City has been known as a melting pot of culture and as this prolong throughout towards the current day, the city has become ornate with distinctVIEW DOCUMENT
826 words - 3 pagesSociology/CulturalDiversityDiversity in OrganizationsWith the onset of that complex trend called "globalization," many organizations have increasingly found themselves dealing with a culturally diverse work force. In recent decades much scholarly effort by organizational scholars has been devoted to examining the negative and positive consequences of such diversity, whether conceptualized in "demographic" terms (for instance, age, length of service, or gender) or "cultural" terms (e.g., ethnicity, racial make-up, or language). According to one prominent view, demographic diversityVIEW DOCUMENT
714 words - 3 pagesMy culturaldiversity has been shaped by the combination of my parents, my time in the United States Army, various people and training at my previous jobs, and even some courses that I have taken at the University of Phoenix.
My parents were not, in my opinion, racist but there were always racist sounding jokes being told about African Americans. I laughed because it was my parents telling the jokes, but there comes a point in all of our lives when we simply grow up or realize that these are wrong. We no longer blindly latch on to or believe everything that our parents always say. We believe ourselves before we fall victim to others' influences, and we question and relearnVIEW DOCUMENT
1573 words - 6 pages American culture has influences from many other cultures including European, Native American, African American and immigrants. Previously America was known as a 'melting pot' however it is now being accepted as having culturaldiversity. As a result of this diversity, there are several sub cultures with the American Culture. The size of the United States of American alone results in various cultural differences across regions. Much of the American Culture is captured in the Declaration of Independence where life, liberty and the pursuit of happiness are detailed. Across the regions, most "American's value the ideals ofVIEW DOCUMENT
655 words - 3 pagesDuring this semester, I had the opportunity of working with a class of 2nd Graders in the Long Beach area. Even though in my last two serve rotations I was exposed to students from different linguistically and cultural backgrounds, this year I had the opportunity of truly experiencing multicultural diversity in the classroom. Since Jane Addams is located in the ghetto area of Long beach, the majority of the students are the so called minorities. Mrs. Chavarria classroom represented pluralism and world cultures; in her classroom there were Filipinos Samoans, African Americans, Latinos a couple of white kids, and a Hispanic/Chinese boy. This last serve rotation gave me the opportunity toVIEW DOCUMENT
2030 words - 8 pages who people are and how they behave. It is interesting to note that my paternal grandfather was also pretty accepting of other races and genders. He like my father, spent time in the Army that seem to offer experiences in diverse cultures.
My perceptions on discrimination are pretty simple. Treat others, as you would want them to treat you, equally. My experiences with prejudice and discrimination are numerous and continue to occur. I release my anger toward education. I try not to get upset or show anger toward that individual or institution, I make the effort to educate person’s who do not understand.
I believe this course on culturaldiversity is invaluable because it encouragesVIEW DOCUMENT
941 words - 4 pages beneficial environment for their members. One should not become ethnocentric and state their culture is better than others. This will limit their mindset on the positives each culture brings to group productivity. As Gandhi proclaimed, “no culture can live if it attempts to be exclusive” to which I add “no group can thrive if attempts to limit culturaldiversity.”
1068 words - 4 pagesIn today’s society, culturaldiversity is important as it was many centuries ago. According to dictionary, culturaldiversity is the coexistence of different culture, ethnic, race, gender in one specific unit. In order, for America to be successful, our world must be a multicultural world. This existence starts within our learning facilities where our students and children are educated. This thesis is “changing the way America, sees education through culturaldiversity, has been co existing in many countries across the world. These changes begin in any learning environment; where our families, friends, children and students would learn how to appreciate different cultures and use itVIEW DOCUMENT
983 words - 4 pagesCulturalDiversityThe book, The Color of Water, is about a black man learning about his white mother for the first time. Ruth McBride-Jordan was a rabbi's daughter who was born in Poland and raised in the South; she fled to Harlem and married a black man, she helped to start a Baptist church and put 12 children through college. With Ruth's unorthodox ways of parenting her children were, often times, put in the face of adversity. In McBride's memoir, we see that culturaldiversity is incorporated into his life by the many experiences he endured within the areas of self- identity, educationVIEW DOCUMENT
851 words - 3 pagesCulturalDiversity and Defining Abnormality
All ways of defining of abnormality are limited to a certain extent by
cultural variations. This makes it difficult for psychologists to be
sure that their definition technique would be effective and accurate
in diagnosing all cases of abnormality. The main issue for
psychologists regarding culturaldiversity is that what may be
considered normal in one place may be abnormal in another and
therefore psychologist must consider this fact before making a
Although the deviation from statistical norm and deviation from ideal
mental health definitions are affected by cultural differences as IVIEW DOCUMENT
1535 words - 6 pages relevance to competent care. A nurse who does not recognize the value and importance of culturally apt care cannot possibly be an effective care in this changing demographic society (Giger & Davidhizer, 2003). When nurses consider race, ethnicity, culture and cultural heritage, they become more sensitive to clients. Cross, Bazron, Dennis, and Isaacs (1989) cited five essential elements that contribute to the ability to become culturally competent: (a) valuing diversity, (b) having the capacity for cultural assessment, (c) being conscious of the dynamics inherent when cultures interact, (d) having institutionalized cultural knowledge, and (e) having developed adaptations of service deliveryVIEW DOCUMENT
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Effective Interpersonal Relations
11 April 2014
The Power of CulturalDiversityCulturaldiversity is a powerful standard in human nature that stimulates the development of the stimuli that makes people worldwide diverse. It is the commercial growth, which means leading a more pleasantly passionate, ethical and spiritual life. It grasps the primary principles, which gives a solid foundation towards the elevation of culturaldiversity. It is an advantage that is crucial for the reduction of poverty and the success of ecological growth. In culturaldiversity, communication and barriers to effective communication works alongside one another. Barriers of effectiveVIEW DOCUMENT
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The United States as a whole is seen as the land of opportunity. New York is a major central for diversity and because of that many people from different cultural atmospheres have brought their families and dreams to New York City. Although Immigration patters throughout the last 200 years have varied, New York has consistently seen people from around the world move to the city and call it home. From the earliest points in our history as a nation, New York has been a center for trade and economic growth. New York is known world wide as a cultural melting pot. While other states have had immigration surges, none have compared to the diversity and sheer number of immigrants that have madeVIEW DOCUMENT
1257 words - 5 pagesdiversity as well, we all learn the same things and get the same chances. It is very equal. The healthcare system is good for the most part. Government ensures that people get the care they need, although you do need money for costly medical procedures. We as a people are very healthy, we do not have starvation and diseases like some in India, we are defiantly a land of opportunity.EH?We are known as the peacekeepers to the world. As a whole our cultural mosaic lives in harmony with each other. By superpowers like the U.S.A. we are friendly allies. Many find us to be "behind the times". Many Americans for example still think we live in igloos. This is in part because the American people do not learn about our history in school, although we are forced to learn theirs. We must be able to forgive people for their ignorance, instead of getting angry, we should teach. Many people are set in their ways because they are afraid of change, while others embrace it. If we can get past stereotypes, we can move mountains.VIEW DOCUMENT
1663 words - 7 pagesCulturalDiversity in The Tempest
If we look at Shakespeare's atypically short play The Tempest, the character of Caliban represents a "noble savage" who is enslaved, exploited, and endowed with low-self esteem due to the ethnocentric views of those who encounter him. In much the same way as the British originally exploited the Hindus or Americans exploited Native Americans, Caliban is considered the "property" of those who encounter him, solely because he is not of the same heritage, customs, and manners of his oppressors.
The ostracism and exploitation of Caliban because he is perceived as a brutish animal compared to "civilized" folks is in keeping with theVIEW DOCUMENT
874 words - 3 pagesWorldwide Telecommunications, Inc. is a telecommunication company that is rapidly growing; Worldwide Telecommunications Inc., is not only increasing their financial margin, but also doubling in employee size. Worldwide Telecommunications, Inc. believes it is important to ensure their employees of both genders and every race, faith, nationality and physical capability have access to equal opportunity and likelihood of success. Below we will evaluate the positive and negative aspects a multicultural workforce might have on an expanding company.Many of us may ask, "What is CulturalDiversity?" "CulturalDiversity tends to be broadly defined in its current use in organizations toVIEW DOCUMENT
648 words - 3 pagesIn Henry Lewis Gates’ article, The Debate Has Been Miscast from the Start, he reveals the advantages to having multiculturalism in the curriculum of America’s schools. He would argue that in order to create true diversity and understanding of cultural differences, the nation must provide its students with a wide array of opportunities to understand other cultures besides their own. Peggy McIntosh takes on a similar situation when she takes into consideration how she was taught diversity in schools as a child. She claims that dominance of the white race is unconsciously supported. She also describes how she did not receive the right kind of education that would teach her how to be aware ofVIEW DOCUMENT
2890 words - 12 pagesJuan Concepcion Managing Diversity in the Workplace Culturaldiversity in the workplace is becoming more and more prevalent. Corporations in all industries are encouraging minorities, women, elderly workers, people with disabilities as well as foreign workers to join white males in the workplace. The following analysis will focus on these groups and how companies are encouraging them to join an ever-expanding workplace. Even if affirmative action is dismantled, diversity of the workforce is clearly here to stay. Business owners and managers, experts say, will still need to maintain or step upVIEW DOCUMENT
1617 words - 6 pagesJanuary 19, 2010The culturaldiversity of Abilene Texas is unique to many cities. In my city we have an Air Force base that brings many different cultures together because of the service men and women. Over this course I have learned how many different cultures coexist in America. America is a melting pot of cultures and within each culture there are several different beliefs, religions, and traditions. I will explore the ethnic diversity of my city, with my research I have found that Abilene Texas has a little bit of every culture represented.The ethnic population of Abilene Texas is majority White with Latino following in second. We have a wide variety with almost every ethnicVIEW DOCUMENT
2879 words - 12 pages different cultures engage in a long-term relationship, there are many positive and negative consequences in integrating culturaldiversity.Positive consequences include:As boyfriend/girlfriend:*Given and opportunity to have an insight into another culture. You would be lucky enough to experience the lifestyle of the other culture. Eg. The food they eat, their values, beliefs and traditions.*Have a more interesting relationship. It would be more exciting for two people with contrasting cultures to have a relationship. Eg. They would be able to experience all traditions, values, and beliefs. Be more challenging; learning another language and its customs.As marriedVIEW DOCUMENT
1065 words - 4 pages journey throughout culturaldiversity in early America is that of great foundation, set forth to establish the great America we all love and pledge our allegiance to today. By combining the culturaldiversity of religion, gender and ethnicity, it can be established that a much richer society exists in the 20th century, and that America as a whole is a much more blessed country, in great part because of the great passionate literarians the early Americans brought into our lives.
Perkins, George and Barbara Perkins. The American Tradition in Literature. New York City: McGraw Hill, 2009.
3416 words - 14 pagesDiversity in Local PoliticsOverviewThis paper explores the limits and potentials of ethnic and racial coalition building in Los Angeles. The demographic changes that have occurred in Los Angeles during the past twenty years have been extraordinary, both in scope and diversity.The area has witnessed a literal boom in population growth, increasing from 7 million in 1970 to 8.8 million in 1990. (US Bureau of the Census) However, it is the dramatic change in ethnic and racial diversity of the population which has caught most observers attention.Los Angeles has taken on a new form in terms of its racial diversity, moving from a biracial to a multiethnic settingVIEW DOCUMENT
3157 words - 13 pagesCulturalDiversity in Local Politics
This paper explores the limits and potentials of ethnic and racial coalition
building in Los Angeles. The demographic changes that have occurred in Los
Angeles during the past twenty years have been extraordinary, both in scope and
The area has witnessed a literal boom in population growth, increasing from 7
million in 1970 to 8.8 million in 1990. (US Bureau of the Census) However, it is
the dramatic change in ethnic and racial diversity of the population which has
caught most observers attention.
Los Angeles has taken on a new form in terms of its racial diversity, moving
from a biracial to a multiethnic setting. The nonVIEW DOCUMENT
1465 words - 6 pages an exceptionally racism free environment for our children. Not only do my children get to attend a school where their mixed race is not an issue, they get to attend a school where their cultural differences are something that they can be proud of and celebrate. (William L., personal communication, November 19th, 2007)"William's experiences with racism are definitely not what a normal African American man in this country would face. He is the only African American I have ever met that can say he has never experienced racism, and that is saying something considering my ex husband and my son are African American.Another thing that William said that I feel is noteworthy is his commentsVIEW DOCUMENT
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It might be surprising too many, but reading the class textbooks, and talking about culturaldiversity is not enough. Hence, we ought to challenge ourselves to create methods for when we become teachers in order to be able to help our future students be more aware of culturaldiversity inside the classrooms. Carrying further, as a future teacher by taking this class is helping me become more aware of students' cultures other than my own.
In my interview with Ashley she explained how she is a white middle class girl who always lived in the nicer part of town. On the first week she attended high school she made the decision to spend her lunchtime with the vast majority of white people inVIEW DOCUMENT
990 words - 4 pages disturbance in the energy flow in the body and will require treatment of the use of yin and yang principles.
Another practice in medicine in Asian culture is coining. This practice is more customary in the Chinese culture. Coining is widely practiced by Southeast Asians, such as the Thai and Lao. Because coining leaves physical marks, some patients are sometimes mistaken for physical abuse. Due to concerns about abuse in many Western cultures, this has led to cultural confusion at times. Coining begins with a massage using oil that is mixed with essential oils. Some of the oils include eucalyptus and peppermint. Practitioners use warming ointments like menthol. The goal of the oil is to stimulateVIEW DOCUMENT
2949 words - 12 pagesCulturaldiversity in the workplace is becoming more and more prevalent. Corporations in all industries are encouraging minorities, women, elderly workers, people with disabilities as well as foreign workers to join white males in the workplace. The following analysis will focus on these groups and how companies are encouraging them to join an ever-expanding workplace.
Even if affirmative action is dismantled, diversity of the workforce is clearly here to stay. Business owners and managers, experts say, will still need to maintain or step up efforts to recruit and advance ethnic minorities in the year 2000 and beyond. That’s essentially because having a diverse work force and managing itVIEW DOCUMENT
9486 words - 38 pagesAbstractIn this paper, we will discuss the issue of Culture and culturaldiversity within the multinational corporation and its effect on the deployment of Enterprise Portal technologies.We will open this topic by discussing more general concepts about Culture how it affects businesses today. We will offer a number of different interpretations of Culture for discussion, highlighting some key phenomena such as the resulting 'global' versus 'local' dilemma faced by many global organisations today; the pressure on the one hand to globalise and on the other to meet local needs.We willVIEW DOCUMENT
1588 words - 6 pagesAbstractThe goal of this paper is to demonstrate the importance of a cultural competent patient interview and assessment. This paper will also examine cultural competent care when caring for diverse cultures on a daily basis and the societal needs to provide appropriate care while still respecting a patient's cultural background. The interview process will cover socioeconomic factors, lifestyle, family values, health beliefs and practices, childbearing and parenting practices along with culturally sensitive intervention to assist a Hispanic patient of Aztec-Mexican decent.CulturalDiversity: An Aztec-Mexican American Cultural Interview and AssessmentCultural Competent CareCaringVIEW DOCUMENT
2167 words - 9 pages organization. Culturaldiversity means acknowledging that other people, other voices, and other cultures have an equal claim on the world; we need to consider everyone as one human race. Instilling culturaldiversity practices within the organization begins with structure that produces benefits, and then is proven through success stories of organizations that have implemented diverse practices. The concept of culturaldiversity helps in a significant way for success of organizations. Through the structure of the organization, individual’s can see that a multicultural structure has many benefits compared to limited structures.
The organization will be more successful through their overallVIEW DOCUMENT
2426 words - 10 pagesNowadays, due to the increasingly competitive economic environment, and the constant danger of economic turndowns, innovation has come into great prominence not only as an important source of competitive advantage, but also as a powerful driver of economic growth and prosperity. In this new context, attention has been drawn to the role that socio-culturaldiversity and immigration play in fostering innovation. Thus, the aim of this essay is to assess the impact of immigration on innovation. Furthermore, the question regarding whether or not a culturally diverse society represents an enabling environment for innovativeness shall be discussed. Nevertheless, a number of evidences and empiricalVIEW DOCUMENT
2007 words - 8 pagesDiversity and Cultural Competence in Family Therapy
A therapist will face problems, issues and client troubles everyday. The professional must understand how their client relates to the world around them. These feelings and ideas affect how the client sees the problem and how they respond to their situation. Their actions, in turn, have bearing on individual thoughts, needs, and emotions. The therapist must be aware of the client's history, values, and culture in order to provide effective therapy. This paper will outline and provide information as to the importance of cultural competence and diversity in family therapy.
What is Cultural Competence?
Culture can beVIEW DOCUMENT
2158 words - 9 pagesCulturalDiversity in America: Examination of African Americans and Asian Americans
Many ethnic groups reside and persist in America. Minority groups are misunderstood and undervalued in today’s society. There are many cultures, history, social relations, religious traditions, and linguistic aspects enduring in our country because of our abundant diversity. Two minority groups that are misconstrued are African Americans and Asian Americans. These two groups of people have many differences, but also have a few commonalities. African Americans and Asian Americans influence society in the United States in multiple ways, for example specifically in educational settings. Unfortunately, theVIEW DOCUMENT
1953 words - 8 pagesCulturalDiversity in the Health Care Setting
Culturaldiversity in the health care setting is increasing each year. Knowing how to care for patients of different religious and spiritual faiths is essential to providing high-quality, patient-centered care. The author of this paper will research three lesser-known religions; Taoism, Sikhism and Shamanism. Through this paper, she will provide a brief background on each of the three religions and present information regarding spiritual perspectives on healing, critical components of healing and health care considerations associated with each religion.
Taoism is an ancient Chinese religion dating back to the sixth century. The basicVIEW DOCUMENT
3098 words - 12 pagesInternet and Cultural and Historical Diversity of Style in Composition
The technological revolution of the late twentieth century has arguably caused some of the greatest changes in the global society. Few realize the full effects of the computer age. The Internet in particular has brought the corners of the world closer together. Even in the most remote areas of the globe, such as Katmandu, one can see an advertisement for e-mail (Stefik 235). One might begin to wonder what the social consequences of this pervasiveness are. The Internet brings many diverse groups of people together to participate in many aspects of life from trade to conversations. Some might wonder if theseVIEW DOCUMENT
2536 words - 10 pagesCulturalDiversity and the Impossibility of a True Melting Pot
The core standards of America are founded, in principle, on the basis of its diversity and equality among citizens. Begin- ning with its Declaration of Independence, the United States distinguished itself from other modern nation-states by establishing a country of men who were different but equal. Yet, despite the unifying images America projects within and beyond its borders, the idea behind E Pluribus Unum does not resound as one might assume it would.
E Pluribus Unum was originally intended to be both a representation of the union of the thirteen colonies and an expression of the United States as a country formedVIEW DOCUMENT
1111 words - 4 pagesThe End of CulturalDiversity of Style in Composition
In this paper I will attempt to show that initially, the internet will increase the culturaldiversity of style in composition, before helping a world wide trend in stomping out cultures.
In order to discuss the effects of the scope of the Internet on composition, we must first explore what the Internet is, the definition of culture, how the internet exposes us to and affects culture, and the effects cultural changes have on style in composition.
This essay is not concerned with the history of the Internet, but with the way the Internet distributes information through webpages and the way forums foster geographicallyVIEW DOCUMENT
1140 words - 5 pagesThe Challange of CulturalDiversity in Corporate America
The expanding conflict over culturaldiversity
in corporate America may present as many opportunities
and problems as affirmative action. Today, culturaldiversity is an important fact of life and business,
due to the changing face of society, and therefore,
the work place. It is growing ever more essential for
people to interact with others outside of their racial,
ethical, religious, regional, social, etc. boundaries.
To stay on top of their competitors, corporations must
change their approach, and see diversity not as a necessary
evil, but as a source of enrichment and opportunity
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573 words - 2 pagesBuilding a high performance team with diversity can be a challenge. Diversity in teams can bring interpersonal conflict to a team. Culturaldiversity can also improve the end result of a team's mission. I will examine multiple aspects of groups and teams, and the issues and benefits of a heterogeous team.A group is a two or more people working with each other consistently to attain common goals. Individuals in the group are dependant on each other to advance toward the common goal within a certain allotted period. A group working in a potato chip factory might have a time period of a day to achieve the goal of 10 tons of potato chips. While a group working to merge to large banksVIEW DOCUMENT
1081 words - 4 pagesThere are many different nations in which their citizens have their own language and way of living life but the United States of America is unique because of its diversity of citizens. And for this reason America is called a “melting pot” because it has a variety of citizens who are of different ethnicity and they each have their own culture and languages, and all these people are living in a single united nation. Coca-Cola has created an advertisement that opens with first paragraph of the song “America the Beautiful” being sung in English. This part of the song goes on to be sung in seven different languages throughout the advertisement and it shows a variety of people that represent theVIEW DOCUMENT
1078 words - 4 pages (3-5 sentences) of the paper in the box below.This paper is discussing the different cultures; bring communication challenges to the workplace. The writers talks about subtle racism when a group of individual who are the same but different. The author discusses NAADAC regulations for counselors and clients, as well as the thing the writer has learned about culture diversity.Part II: Evaluate the EssayAfter a second, closer reading of the draft, evaluate the essay using the research paper rubric criteria included below. Determine the level of achievement appropriate for each assignment criteria. (Levels of achievement range from 1 (Unsatisfactory) to 5VIEW DOCUMENT
1199 words - 5 pagesEvery culture has its own views of health care, diseases, and medical interventions. The way people of a given culture view health care affects how they handle themselves when they fall ill. For instance, the Asian culture believes that illnesses are caused by supernatural phenomena, which should be diagnosed and treated by means of spiritual healing or traditional herbs. Physicians and other medical practitioners should try to understand the cultural beliefs of their patients to handle them appropriately.
Heredity, culture, and environment can have a significant impact on the way a patient behaves in the doctor’s office or at the hospital. Heredity refers to the way particular traits areVIEW DOCUMENT
562 words - 2 pages national essence.The goal of the European Union is to promote and develop the democracy, to modernize the economic and social structures and to fight against social exclusion and poverty. The Europe is an economic and political entity, same as social and reach of culturaldiversity. All other the continent, the social protection had become a part from our identity.The social rights are fundamental ones and had become integral to the European citizenship. The Union gives to all its citizens the opportunity to benefit from solidarity, their rights recognition. This thing implies a social harmonization which makes possible the coordination ofVIEW DOCUMENT
755 words - 3 pagesThough Great Britain and India have similar governmental structures, their social systems and cultures differ significantly. Great Britain is an industrialized and wealthy First World power, while India is a vast nation with a population more than sixteen times that of Great Britain and a huge number of its citizens in poverty. The governments of both countries have dealt with conflicts involving social class differences and culturaldiversity. To combat these conflicts, Great Britain has reevaluated its bicameral system, established more social welfare programs, and attempted to create antidiscriminationVIEW DOCUMENT
2799 words - 11 pages were drawn upon to gain a clear understanding of the hardships endured by the Hispanic and African American culture. They described their difficulties in finding employment and also the way in which people place upon them and on their culture stereotypes ignorant in regards to their culture. As a teacher my obligation is to illustrate that people are people despite their cultural differences. As an educator my responsibility is to teach students new things and provide new experiences that will generate a different perspective on life and the differences of others. In order to make a change you must be the change you want to see and that to help eliminate cultural prejudice have to start with meVIEW DOCUMENT
2585 words - 10 pages include the opportunity and challenge that information technology and Culturaldiversity brings for business communication. This essay will attempt to describe them and analyze the barriers of communication that managers facing today.As competition for jobs, customers, and resources continues to grow, the importance of information continues to escalate as well. As (Sheth 1994) noted, intense competition is the first force that is driving companies to use state-of -the art computer and automated technologies to stay ahead of their competitors and reduce operating costs. (Deborah and Eileen 1998) An organization's information is now every bit as important as its people, money, rawVIEW DOCUMENT
1435 words - 6 pages beneficial influences to food, fashion, and education; many long time American’s would like us to close our borders to many, if not all, of those looking to further their futures through the industry of the United States. However, if allowed to interact with the children new to our country, our children have the opportunity to learn new languages that can enhance their earning potential once they reach adulthood, opening doors for higher level positions in large companies or even the chance to work abroad should they desire. They broaden their knowledge base allowing them to become more comfortable in unfamiliar surroundings and more respectful of those from different social, cultural, orVIEW DOCUMENT
2113 words - 8 pagesAbstract
The cultural context for the Armenian person is the result of upholding and defending a way of life and values that have been maintained for centuries, for perhaps two thousand years. For that reason, although Armenians living in the United States today come from a variety of countries of origin, and may to some extent speak different dialects or even different languages, yet they have many cultural similarities due to centuries of commonality. The cultural similarities among the Armenians can be seen mainly in three different areas: Spirituality, historicity, and family.
Spirituality refers to the perspective of that which is valued in life, and that which must toVIEW DOCUMENT
2201 words - 9 pagesIn today's culture and workforce, diversity of age is one factor of life creating issues such as discrimination, ethics, lifestyle and values. To better understand the impact of diversity of age, it is necessary to define "diversity". Not everyone agrees on what the definition should be. Wellner (2000) states the definition in Webster's dictionary as "the condition of being different or having differences."Several Acts have been passed in the past forty years to protect specific groups of people from this exact deed: discrimination of diversity. The Civil Rights Act of 1964VIEW DOCUMENT