Cultural Diversity And Globalization

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Cultural diversity is a great resource for social development, particularly in Europe, according to a research project which was recently funded.(XXX) It is important to understand that diversity can contribute to the social and economic growth.
It is worth noting that globalization - the world's exchange of people, goods and ideas - can sometimes cases speed up cultural exchanges and promote economic and social enrichment of society, but also, it can serve to highlight and reinforce the cultural differences, creating fear, intolerance and conflict. Yet cultural diversity can be considered as an asset for the "sustainable" development of socio-economic policy.
Diversity and globalization need to create a prosperous and secure society. In order
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This means that countries with wide range of languages, cultures and knowledges have access to more varied ones than countries with the opposite features. So, such «rich» societies have more creativity, divergent thinking, cognitive flexibility. (XXX) Furthermore, education leading to high levels of plurilingualism produces and increases not only local linguistic and cultural capital but also knowledge capital that will be exchangeable to other types of capital in the information society.(XXX)

The pros of diversity (considering migration) can be traced in the context of the labor force. In one of the case studies throughout Holland, improper management of diversity caused the negative impact on communication between and inside business teams. Nevertheless, diversity, which is managed in a proper way increases productivity, number of innovations and improves decision-making process. For example in Italy, skills and level of income among Italian workers and visitors were also higher in the areas with the greatest diversity.
This happens due to the fact that the influx of migrants in the region helps to differentiate labor tasks, similar to the theory of complementarity in relation to the natural ecosystems in which a diverse community of plants are able to more fully use the most resources, and thus be more productive.
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Regional events, such as festivals of different cultures, have a powerful impact on social cohesion at the local level, enabling people to see the positive features of other nations, and increase the tolerance of the whole society. Also diversity becomes an asset to society, when the authorities encourage informal social interaction, opening all public places such as markets, schools, cafes and parks to place any cultural orientation.
Moreover, globalization gives even more opportunities for further development. In terms of policy cultural diversity becomes an asset in promotion of public participation in democracy. This occurs through the involvement of representatives of all cultures group in the decision-making processes at the local level and at the national level. So, companies should regularly monitor what is happening inside that in turn will help to prevent some prejudice and inequality in the workplace.
To sum it up, cultural diversity can be treated as a great asset to society, that gives a lot of opportunities to develop and grow. But the possible risks and uncertainties can occur in any modern society, so it is important to be aware of
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