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Racial and Ethnic Stereotypes. Racial and ethnic stereotypes are pervasive,
persistent, frequently negative, and often self-contradictory. Most of us hold at least
some stereotypical views of other races or cultures. Over the years, such stereotypes
exhibit remarkable stability unless some major event, such as a war, intervenes to
change them. Then, former allies can acquire negative attributes in short order. 81 82
Competitive advantages to
valuing and managing a
diverse workforce. Individual Behaviour Part Two As organizations become more diverse, the cost of a
poor job in integrating workers will increase. Those who
handle this well will thus create cost advantages over
those who don’t. 2. Resource-Acquisition
Argument Companies develop reputations on favourability as prospective employers for women and ethnic minorities. Those
with the best reputations for managing diversity will win
the competition for the best personnel. As the labour pool
shrinks and changes composition, this edge will become
increasingly important. 3. Marketin...
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- Spring '14