People must be ready to learn new traditions and customs. Secondly, relating with people from different backgrounds can be difficult due to the fear of the unknown, bias and stereotypical thoughts that guide social interactions and contributes to the misperceptions about certain cultural groups. There is also the panic and discomfort that exists when a person interacts with a different cultural group. The benefits of intercultural relationships Intercultural relationships enable individuals to gain more knowledge about other cultures around the world. Through interacting with people from different cultures, learning occurs.
So in this case, it can be seen that social norms do change overtime, thus affecting people’s perspectives. However, there are time when both side can be taken into account; for example, social norms might have little or no affects on people’s perspectives toward historical events. The development of society is based on the history.The development of history are altered by the mistakes of past textbooks, building constructions, past equatiions and many more. Therefore, it can be seen that people from different time periods have different perspectives as they do alter things that do not fit the way the think, and even the truths are constantly changing as time goes on.
On the other hand. When I go outside or in my community I would see many people drinking and smoking and that would persuade others such as myself and my friends to do the same thing. Culture consistently informs the way one views the world because of family,school and community. But as I began to get older I realized these 3 things can have a big effect on you. But it only ends up to you and how you let your culture perceive or have a big impact on the
Sometimes, those dissimilarities in cultures and behaviors can lead to intercultural conflicts and misunderstanding between people, based on the fact that others act differently than what people have been taught since they were young. The United States throughout decades, it has been known for being a strong and stable economies country and their formidable technical ways of working,
In addition boys and girls are still typically reared according to the traditional stereotypes based from their particular culture which usually influences their personality, this explains why a woman born in Arab will be more introverted as opposed to a woman born in America. It’s noted that cultural differences affect personality development and assessment, however cultural factors can also influence human nature ((Schultz & Schultz, 2009). For example, people who are from India or other countries that accept Hinduism or Buddhism belief in karma may lead to them having a passive, resigned personality type. This means that they are tolerant of whatever may happen in their life and are often not inspired to take action to change it because of the belief that their fortune or misfortune, health or sickness is preordained by their prior
The power of the social environment in Stephen Crane’s Maggie: A girl of the streets It is generally assumed that the social environment can directly influence people 's mental development. The environment generates an information which is transmitted through senses into the minds of individuals. A distinction can be made between the restricted social environment of a person (family, friends, neighbors) and the socio-cultural environment represented by the society in which a human subject lives. For naturalistic writers, who are influenced by Charles Darwin 's evolutionary theory in "The Origin of Species," and by the physiologist 's experimental physician Claude Bernard in "Introduction to Experimental Medicine. ",
“Culture is more often a source of conflict than of synergy. Cultural differences are a nuisance at best and often a disaster”, that was my view on cultural difference before my life change completely. It not only allowed me to fit into a new cultural but it taught me an important lesson. It all began when my father told me that we were moving to Beijing, and we were leaving on the day I had my last final exam. I didn't know how to react and had a mixed feeling about this change.
Q 5 – Explain how diversity impacts on practices and experiences on person behaviour, interpersonal relationships, perception and social expectations of others. A – Acknowledge similarities and differences that exist between yourself, co-workers and clients. Culture plays an important part in a person’s behaviour, thoughts and how they relate towards others. An individual's cultural perceptions and expectations will directly impact on the way they work with each client and their co-workers; a failure to recognise cultural differences may cause serious problems when they are dealing with others in the workplace. These cultural expectations could affect relationships with clients and co-workers in the form of their families involvement, body language, gender preferences and so on.
Individuals from different backgrounds often fail to identify with people who are different from them, resulting in strained or challenged social interactions. A review of demography and diversity in organizations (Williams & O'Reilly, 1998) reveals how self-categorization and similarity/attraction theory influence group processes, which in turn impact group performance. Moderators of this relationship have been studied, including common goals and collectivist culture, both of which positively influence the relationship between team process and team outcome. The present study examined team cultural intelligence (measured through individual team member’s cultural intelligence aggregated to team level cultural intelligence) for its positive influence on team processes. Specifically, CQ is likely to enable individuals to better understand and appreciate people of different cultures, thereby resulting in better team processes and superior team
The people that live around us brings companionship or association with one’s fellow. This interaction can be involved in a persistent social interaction or a large social group sharing the same geographical or social territory, typically subject to the same beliefs or interests or political authority and dominant cultural expectations. Although my family was supportive building my dreams or interests; friends and people of my community/state, like, elderly, leaders, soccer fans, and pastors have influenced me positively. I knew of my talent, but these people helped me maintain and stayed focused on their encouragement and words of advice. There have been moments I feel stressed and thought of quitting.