Use the information from the video and your module readings to respond to the following: Discuss the advantage(s) and disadvantage(s) of having a dominant single culture vs. a multicultural workplace in international aviation. What is culture? Culture is according to the Merriam-Webster dictionary “the set of shared attitudes, values, goals, and practices that characterizes an institution or organization” (Merriam- Webster dictionary, 2018). Having a multicultural workplace in international aviation is a smart business decision but can also hinder the work performed as well have had only one single culture in a workplace. An advantage of having a single dominant culture in international aviation would be that the people that are working will all have the same opinion of how to do things and work better together which would create a better work environment in an international aviation company. A disadvantage of this single culture would be that if they are operating overseas they employee will only know one way of doing something and not know how the culture of that country does something be it from religious beliefs or not working on a specific day of the week like the Spanish siesta where no work happens and everything shuts down. An advantage to having a multicultural workforce would be according to Neuliep, MorBarak,
You've reached the end of your free preview.
Want to read all 4 pages?
- Winter '14