Singapore was known as one of the global food capital because of the delicious food that the country has to offer especially in terms of sea foods. The country also offers food like Indian, Chinese, French, Thai, Spanish, Indonesian, and Italian food to the local residents and to the tourist that come in their country. In terms of the countries language, Singapore’s official languages are English, Malay, Mandarin, and Tamil. Singaporean also uses 'Singlish' (combination of English and the dialect of Singapore) as their language but the people in Singapore widely use English to communicate with other people. Singapore has a wonderful and unique kind of music.
Conflict management: When a group comes together to carryout a task, it brings together differing values, differing perspectives, sometimes leading to conflict. Conflict can arise when the team has been given a new task, or when the team members are unable to adjust to the environment. The presence of these elements has an impact on the performance of a multicultural team. Managing Multicultural teams is considered to be a process which proactively and strategically manages the needs of a heterogeneous workforce. The benefits that can be derived out of multicultural workforce includes a bigger pool of creative ideas , solutions , better accessibility to new markets and also better adaptability to marketplace changes.
Commercial freedom of expression is perceived for being beneficial for the consumers, the economy, and the society, while harmful at the same time. The pros are: commercial freedom of expression educates, advertisement and marketing activities ensures market innovation and advertisement benefits by cross-subsidizing the creation of news, information, and entertainment; while the cons are: the difficulty to differentiate between commercial freedom of expression with political freedom of expression. First, the commercial freedom of expression educates. It makes sure that the consumers are well informed regarding the world around them, and not just for the specific goods or services being advertised. Besides, it also increases general awareness regarding new classes or categories of goods and services.
There are some negatives effects include a difficulty to achieve harmony among people and identified the management of cultural diversity in their living place. Positive effects include a strong knowledge base created by a variety of cultural experience an in house resource of cultural trainers and informers with proper strategic planning; top management can enhance the positive effects and reduce the negative effects of cultural diversity. A multi-racial society teaches people how to respects and understand the religion and cultures of others that leads to tolerance. Multi nationality makes country more dynamic because there are people who come from different places and this can help to develop new ideas about how to make our lives better. A multi-racial society teaches people how to respect and understand the religion and cultures.
In fact, we just intended to make a friendly business atmosphere and negotiated step by step. Besides, the different education background and social values in Alphan and Betan nations constituted the different characteristics between people in each team. For these reasons, I think if we had been provided more information about the counterparty’s cultural characteristics, we could have prepared a better negotiation plan and applied different negotiation style which might have improved the negotiation outcomes or at
Biological diversity is the variability among living organisms whereas from sociality diversity is the difference of race, ethnicity, gender, sexual orientation, socio- economic status, religious beliefs, political belief or other. Although there is much diversity in this world, the harmony must be nurtured and cherished because harmony can bring to equality, happiness among people and help in development of technology. Do you ever wonder that why harmony is so important and we must nurtured and cherished it? Why there are so many people try to destroy harmony by rising the issues of diversity in ethnic although Ati Paramita stated in her book “The United in Diversity” that diversity exist because we use our mind to think. But, when we stop thinking, we will understand that we are united in this universe.
Multiculturalism enables different ethnic groups, belief and value systems to co-exist. Individuals are more able to carry out their own practices in a diverse society that is familiar with different cultures, thus drawing immigrants. It makes for higher tolerance and greater respect for the customs and cultural aspects of others. In consequence, such individuals profoundly help shape and influence the perception and cultural landscape of their adopted nation and its people. This is demonstrated in popular culture, throughout the literary world, in television, films and music.
A diverse values the difference in people, it recognizes people with different backgrounds. It encourages the differences between the people, and make their services relevant. Now days, most people think diversity is a good thing, because it gives people chances to experience different things, or gives people another chance, which can let them experience different things outside of what they were supposed to be like. Diversity can cause good, or bad effects on the society, education, violence and employment. People will have to dig deeply about the backgrounds to see
Globalization has impacted Singapore on various aspects but one aspect of ‘Singaporean’ is aiding multiculturalism as they have brought people of different culture and races together and gave them an opportunity to interact with one another and hence created a common identity. It has since
Singapore is a pluralistic society hence people from different cultures interact. To me, this offers a learning process through the process of interaction (Noor & Leong, 2013). For instance, I have succeeded in experiencing the different food cuisines that are offered in most of the restaurants. It was not surprising seeing tourists and foreigners ordering local cuisines such as Nasi Lemak among others. The concept of multiculturalism in Singapore thus helps people to experience new things and ways of doing things.