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Cross-cultural management in a diversity of ethnic groups

1. What is the benefit of cross-cultural management when being exposed to a diversity of ethnic groups?

There are several benefits associated with cross-cultural management which include the following:

? Learning about and from various ethnic backgrounds-innovation often stems from the inspiration we acquire from people who may be different than ourselves.

? Working with people who posses different personalities than your own- it is enlightening to gain a fresh perspective on concepts, organizational functions, or the issues of life through someone else's viewpoint. In most cases, individuals from other countries may have a unique approach for solving problems that may or may not be apparent to someone from the U.S.

? Ability to learn about different cultures-learning about different cultures will enable management or employees to broaden their scope of understanding and knowledge about various ethnicities.

? Break down communication barriers-"All of us have certain barriers such as preconceptions, prejudices and stereotypes that obstruct our understanding of other people. Cross cultural training demystifies other cultures through presenting them under an objective light. Through learning about other cultures, barriers are slowly chipped away thus allowing for more open relationships and dialogue." (Payne, 2009)

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1. What is the benefit of cross-cultural management when being exposed to a diversity of ethnic groups?

There are several benefits associated with cross-cultural management which include the following:

? Learning about and from various ethnic backgrounds-innovation often stems from the inspiration we acquire from people who may be different than ourselves.

? Working with people who posses different personalities than your own- it is enlightening to gain a fresh perspective on concepts, organizational functions, or the issues of life through someone else's viewpoint. In most cases, individuals from other countries may have a unique approach for solving problems that may or may not be apparent to ...

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1. What is the benefit of cross-cultural management when being exposed to a diversity of ethnic groups?

There are several benefits associated with cross-cultural management which include the following:

? Learning about and from various ethnic backgrounds-innovation often stems from the inspiration we acquire from people who may be different than ourselves.

? Working with people who posses different personalities than your own- it is enlightening to gain a fresh perspective on concepts, organizational functions, or the issues of life through someone else's viewpoint. In most cases, individuals from other countries may have a unique approach for solving problems that may or may not be apparent to someone from the U.S.

? Ability to learn about different cultures-learning about different cultures will enable management or employees to broaden their scope of understanding and knowledge about various ethnicities.

? Break down communication barriers-"All of us have certain barriers such as preconceptions, prejudices and stereotypes that obstruct our understanding of other people. Cross cultural training demystifies other cultures through presenting them under an objective light. Through learning about other cultures, barriers are slowly chipped away thus allowing for more open relationships and dialogue." (Payne, 2009)

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