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Diverse Ethnic Groups in the Workplace

Before answering the question go to:http://www.webmd.com/balance/features/how-male-female-brains-differ?print=truethat discusses the differences between the male brain and the female brain; and

http://www.fdu.edu/newspubs/magazine/05ws/generations.htm,an article examining the new generation gap, as it applies to business.

While we may or may not meet or work with people from significantly diverse ethnic groups on a regular basis, we all interact with people from diverse sex and age cultures every day. Do you believe that this familiarity lessens the biases with which you view the "other" groups in these two culture categories, or are the biases more firm? Can information such as that contained in the two articles presented above help to ease biases between these diverse groups? If so, how? If not, why not?

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Yes, I do firmly believe that getting to know people in personal and professional contexts fosters our intercultural communication and tolerance skills better. When we all interact with people from diverse sex and age cultures every day, we gain an understanding of them as individuals, not just stereotypes. We see beyond skin color, sexual orientation, accents, and religions in order to gain clarification, deeper understandings, and ...

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Personal notes and reactions briefly address ethnic workplace differences.

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