While it is common to refer to US as a "melting pot", a better metaphor advanced by organizational researchers is the "salad bowl".
Any thoughts on this statement?
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Firstly, let us go over what each term means.
A melting pot is when people from all different cultures will come settle in the US, and then these individuals assimilate into the American culture. The "melt" in with Americans, they learn english and will eventually use it as their first language, give up their cuisine and adapt the American palate, they will learn to like american pass times like baseball. This causes society to be more homogeneous in ...
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