M3_MR - Running head 3.3 END OF MODULE REVIEW 3.3 End of Module Review Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University Management of the Multicultural Workforce

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Running head: 3.3 - END OF MODULE REVIEW 1 3.3 - End of Module Review Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University Management of the Multicultural Workforce MGMT 427 August 21, 2016
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3.3 - END OF MODULE REVIEW 2 3.3 - End of Module Review 1. Video conferences are still relatively uncommon, but they are becoming more accessible and useful for distance meetings. Describe Anthropologist Susan Squires research on employee attitudes toward and use of videoconferencing. Present your attitude. In the text, Ferraro & Briody (2016), describe survey that was conducted by Anthropologist Susan Squires where participants were asked about different video technologies. While most of the participants in the survey said that they favored video conferencing technologies the actual data that was observed was different. When many of the participants used the video conferencing they would turn off the camera or remove the video window from their computer screens. Many of the participants indicated that they were not comfortable being on camera because whoever was on the other side could see the conditions where they worked then others expressed concerns over etiquette, privacy, and security (p. 93). As for my own attitude towards video conferencing it can go both ways. I think that the technology is important and can lead to better communication for both parties involved. I have used video conferencing for personal uses in the past and some with EagleVision, but never professionally, though I have been in many conference calls. I have been in areas where video conferences take place and have noted that it seems to be a very sterile environment where there are few distractions for anyone who is looking on a computer screen. It would make me nervous
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