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True False100.A behavior that you consider to be immoral may be considered entirely appropriate in another culture. True False101.Business leaders from Japan, Europe, and the U.S. have developed a code of ethics that includes many principles of ethical communication. True False
102.The text recommends that if you are visiting a culture that operates according to a different set of ethical principles than you do, the best way to communicate is always to conform to the practices of the country you are in. True False103.There is a single best answer for every ethical dilemma, and a person who does not enact that one best behavior is acting unethically. True False104.A person who is different from the norm has almost no chance of getting a job in the U.S. today. True False105.If you overemphasize your ethic identity at work and expect to be treated uniquely, you risk being treated as a "token minority employee." True False106.If your cultural background differs from the norm, it's a good idea to figure out why this could be an asset to you in your job, and help your boss understand your advantages. True False107.Lack of cultural knowledge can lead to misunderstandings in the workplace. True False108.Patricia believes her own culture is better than other cultures. This attitude is called ethnocentrism. True False109.A statement such as "I never even notice that you're black" is an effective way to demonstrate an attitude of equality. True False110.It can be helpful to talk about ethnic differences openly in an organization, but only if attitudes are constructive and language is non-inflammatory. True False111.If you come from a cultural background that differs significantly from mainstream U.S. culture, you should not reveal the differences in the workplace; just observe and try to fit in. True False112.Explain why patterns of communication that have worked well with traditional American organizations don't always succeed with a culturally diverse workforce. In your answer, describe several types of cultural patterns that might clash with mainstream workplace practices in the U.S. 113.If you were seeking a job with a company located in a different state, what things would you want to review to understand the culture of that company? Describe four ways you would find out about the organizational culture, and tell why these are important factors to be aware of.
114.Using the features of organizational culture identified in your text, analyze the culture of an organization you are familiar with. 115.Define the following terms: culture, cultural norms, and co-culture. Give an example of each. Explain why it is important to know what these terms mean. 116.Summarize at least four guidelines for effective communication with people who have disabilities.