Abbigail Hjerpe Cultural Diversity Week 1

Abbigail Hjerpe Cultural Diversity Week 1 - Why Do I Need...

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Why Do I Need to Know This? 1 CULTURAL DIVERSITY IN THE PROFESSIONS WEEK 1 Abbigail Hjerpe Why Do I Need To Know This? DeVry University Online Cultural Diversity in the Professions Dr. Peter Conis May 8, 2011
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Why Do I Need to Know This? 2 CULTURAL DIVERSITY IN THE PROFESSIONS WEEK 1 Cultural, ethnic, and gender differences are very important to understanding in a business and this is because it can be a concern for many people in the business. Cultural differences in the workplace are basically like the experiment we did this week in class. Cultural diversity is basically to be different from others. Ethnic differences are also known as ethnic diversity. Ethnic diversity is basically different ethnicities working together as a team to make the organization a better place. Ethnic differences are important for managers and business professionals to know because it is illegal. Gender differences in a business are also very important but it is pretty basic to understand. Gender diversity is having male and female employees working in the same business and doing the same jobs for the same pay (Bell, M. 2007, Pages 38 and 42). All three of these differences are also called diversities but if not obliged by the laws they are illegal. Cultural, ethnic, and gender diversities are quite important for a business and to the managers because they can help the organization to grow. In this week’s assignment of being lefty’s for a morning I feel as though I learned a little
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