Stereotypes can help people out in many different ways such as helping people be seen as not just a category. It can make people be seen as not a man or woman but a man or woman who has done things. These stereotypes can be seen also as a way to encourage a higher standard of people. The people can learn from these stereotypes and turn them to the opposite of what the stereotypes says. At the same time stereotypes can be used to help people respond to different situations.
Boards of directors may differ in many important characteristics such as educational and financial background, industry experience, social aspect, status, gender and race. All other board characteristics are usually not important unless they are somehow related to (formal or real) independence. BENEFITS AND COSTS OF DIVERSITY From a practical perspective, if firms want to choose the composition of their boards in order to maximize firm value, they should have at least a qualitative idea about the trade-offs of demographic diversity. This section discusses various potential benefits and costs of board diversity featured in the academic literature. Potential Benefits of Board Diversity 1) Creativity and different
It is evident that the cultural diversity within this organization will not only continue to be a challenge but it will become a more important factor as the years go by. The diversification of the available workforce in the United States is becoming even greater meaning we will only have to develop more comprehensive procedures to overcome any cultural barriers and prejudices. Employers have used three different approaches to promoting diversity, argue researchers from the University of California, Berkeley, Harvard University and the University of Minnesota in a study published in the August 2006 issue of "American Sociological Review." Establishing organizational responsibility for diversity, diminishing managerial bias through training and reducing the social isolation of minorities are prominent
I think it is great that were looking at all different types of diversity instead just focusing on particular subject like race. Often times, since being college student and being so busy with my life, I tend to forget how important income, education and political diversity can be in the world. Seeing world with a different lens for once really made me think about not being so quick to judge people, we all have our own story and beliefs. In Malik Sanders presentation, I learned that everyone should have the freedom to be open about their political beliefs without being scared of retaliation. In Stephanie’s presentation, I learned that it is important to embrace diversity in the workplace because not only does it bring change but it brings something special to a company and help one progress in life.
Multiculturalism is based on the recognition of the ethnic and cultural diversity of refugees and that requires tackling all direct and indirect discrimination in the labour market. Nevertheless, during the last decade, many European countries such as the Netherlands, Germany, Austria, France and the United Kingdom, have shifted their immigrant integration approach from multiculturalism to assimilation based on claims that multiculturalism has failed in integrating refugees in many EU Member States (Joppke, 2007; Koopmans 2003,
Whenever we, as humans, find ourselves in a different social environment than the one we are used to, two conflicting interests seem to influence our behaviour: The social driving force, on the one hand, to integrate into said new environment, which oftentimes includes the adoption of a new culture, different values, lifestyles or even identities, supposedly stems from our desire to be part of a group. On the other hand, however, most people particularly value their individuality and only very reluctantly relinquish their own customs or culture. This very conflict of integration versus individuality also has a bearing on Gordon Sumner, known as the famous British singer and songwriter Sting, who was exposed to an unfamiliar sociocultural environment
This feeling helps, despite individual differences; the members may have something in common. This can also be defined by opposition to others; this means that a group can be identified as such precisely because it has explicit and important differences that establish the existence of different groups. National identity, on the other hand, is one that links individuals with the nation of which it is part. This can be given by the sharing of certain customs or traditions, religion, worldview or behaviour; inhabiting the same territory or having feelings of belonging (Lin et al., 2013). Belonging to a group, plus provide information about our identity, unlike us members of another group.
Diversity can mean many things. The definition itself is a form of diversity. However, it means the differences a group of people or even countries. Diversity can be grouped by human context, business context and the list goes on. In this day and age, harmony within diversity has an important role to play.
On the one hand, aspiration is provided by outside institutions (government, media, schools, etc.) which pushed a person to the particular ethnic group. On the other hand, hostility, discrimination and conflicts helped to consolidate a group of people against adversities and provided ground for group identity. According to the theory, the creation of ethnic identity depended on the larger societies. Hence, one can see that constructionist school focus mainly on historical force and social influence on ethnicity.
Second it is said to create new jobs, make companies more competitive, and lower prices for consumers furthermore the prices are not always lowered because countries manipulate their currency to get a price advantage. Third, countries or countries that are less advanced and many third world countries are provided with technology, for a chance to encourage people in which democracy and respect for human rights grow, plus a chance to develop economically. It has majorly made a difference affecting every country, but since we are focusing in Asia, let's mention history and how it affects Asia's culture, communication thanks to different sources such as letters and technology, in travel Asia receives thousands of immigrants and they migrate as well, economy since most countries rely on their good exportations to outer countries and in politics since they all stand together to fight against terrorism and
indirect discrimination – where set of work place rules or policies affect a group or minority and put them at a disadvantage but the benefit the rest Direct Discrimination – where a person is treated differently due to their personal characteristics protected by law usually treated or proposed to be treated unfairly I.E what that person can or cannot do. (3.3) Explain how practices that support diversity, equality and inclusion reduce the likelihood of discrimination. Practices that help support diversity, equality and inclusion to reduce the likelihood of discrimination may include encouraging people to express their views which are listened to, these will be respected and which are celebrated peoples. [203.2] Know how to work in an inclusive way. (2.1) List key legislation and codes of practice relating to diversity, equality, inclusion and discrimination in adult social care settings.