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Bob Wilson of Wilson Bros has asked you to explain stereotypes. As he understands it stereotypes can be helpful or not helpful to individuals and organizations depending on the situation in which a stereotype is used . With the assistance of available research from the course and external sources, comment on the above statement, explain your answer and respond to at least two other students' postings. (5 marks) Stereotyping is the process of adopting and applying generalized collective beliefs about different groups of people. The different groups can be from a various of types such as physical characteristics, gender, race, personality, behaviors, and many other characteristics. Stereotyping does not represent an individual’s beliefs or attitudes and discriminate. This is often something that happens within the workplace and may been towards a group or single individual. Stereotypes are almost always a negative representation of an individual, they can be a

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