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Cultural Competency in Health Services

The field of cultural competence has recently emerged as part of a strategy to reduce disparities in access to and quality of health care. Since this is an emerging field, efforts to define and implement the principles of cultural competence are still ongoing. Cultural competence in health care describes the ability of systems t

Discussing Company Diversity

Please answer the following question: - How important do you think it is to fit in to a company's culture? - If a company seeks employees who are similar to the company's current leadership, does this lead to a lack of diversity in the company?

Rooney Rule's Effect on Team Diversity Within the NFL

Although there is a great diversity among players, following the 2008 annual diversity study performed by the University of Central Florida's Diversity Institute, the NFL received a B+ for racial diversity. Having faced criticism in the past for not considering minority candidates for coaching jobs, the NFL initiated the "Rooney

Review the case of Taxman v. Board of Education

Look at the court case Taxman v. Board of Education. The school aimed to maintain diversity in their business department, but was this required, since the proportion of African-American faculty was great than the African-American population in the greater community? What do you think the court should decide? Then, look at the re

Costs, Advantages, Industries and Laws of Immigration

What are the costs and effects of immigration to US economy? What are advantages or disadvantages of having large number of low skilled immigrant workers? What industries/businesses benefit the most of the immigrant work force? What are the pros and cons of the current immigration situation and discuss what you would recomm


Hello, my team is going to have a discussion forum on the topic of diversity in a workplace against other teams in class tomorrow and I would like to prepare for it. Can you please contribute your opinion/idea/facts, etc. on the following items? Words count of at least 150 for each is fine. If you used any references, please i

Situational Cues, Workforce Diversity, and Free Agents

People who are sensitive to situational cues, such as the moods and behaviours of co-workers, are said to have a(n): external locus of control. high level of introversion. advanced personality deficiency. strong self-monitoring personality. internal locus of control. All of the following about workforce diversity are

cultural charactertics

1. What are some of the obvious cultural characteristics that you feel portray you? What are some of the less apparent cultural characteristics that you identify with yourself? 2. How might a marriage of people from different cultures be influenced by disparate philosophical perspectives? How do you think such philosophical

Diversity Issues in a Company

Can someone help with a diversity issue you read about or know about from the past. Recall what you remember about this issue, including the context, situation and what attention it attracted. Then, note how this issue affected the company and HRM. Where were some legal aspects or issues to be considered by the employee and/or t

In-Depth Audience Analysis

Locate your local Chamber of Commerce's community profile either online or in printed material, then: 1. Illustrate the message's view of the audience and stakeholders based on the written profile. 2. Create your own analysis of the community stakeholders and audience using the demographics, geographics, psychographics, socio

Measuring Corporate Diversity Efforts

Consider the following document about Southwest Airline's Diversity Council: What does it say about how they measure corporate diversity efforts? Do you feel it is effective?

The Nature of Organizations and the Contemporary Enivironment

Why is it important for managers to increase their levels of cultural awareness? What strengths should a manager have in the area of inter-cultural awareness? What weaknesses are most common for managers in the area of inter-cultural awareness?

GLOBE Cultural Dimensions

A cultural profile is a good starting point to help managers develop some tentative expectations..."some cultural context..."as a backdrop to managing in a specific international setting. Using the GLOBE cultural dimensions, what are the first four dimensions and their usefulness to managers? Explain.

Cross-cultural dilemmas

How do MNCs deal with confusion about cross-cultural dilemmas? What are moral universalism, the ethnocentric approach, and ethical relativism? Give an example of how each standard functions.

Cultural shifts in planned changed management programs

Planned change management programs that are attempting to make large-system cultural changes in an organization are among the most difficult to manage. When addressing cultural issues, it is important to understand the current large-system and subsystem cultures, plan for a process that leads to a new cultural norm, and determ

Active Recruitment and Passive Recruitment

To increase the workforce representation of women and ethnic minorities, one of the strategic staffing choices is whether to pursue workforce diversity actively or passively. What are the ethical reasons for active pursuit of diversity? Can a more passive approach be taken?

Diversity In Multinational Organizations

In order to build a strong multi-national organization, an internet-based organization that has locations in several countries would need to develop a common understanding of values, beliefs and culture. To help the organization, address the following: -How do you define diversity? -Discuss ways to develop a common definiti

Articles of Incorporation and Bylaws

Draft Articles of Incorporation and Bylaws for a fictitious 501(c)(3) nonprofit (Battered Women and Children) being incorporated in MD or DC, preferably with members.


1. The topic of this module is cross-cultural issues and understanding. Given this, please share some of the details of a cross-cultural experience you have had (it might be simply visiting a different portion of your own most national cultures are not entirely homogeneous). What 'lessons' did you personally learn f

Management: Cultural and Generational Differences

1.The business world today continues to become more globalized, and most managers will find themselves working with at least one team member from a different culture. What are the factors a manager must consider when attempting to lead a team that includes members from other cultures? Do these factors differ, depending on the cu

Hofstede's Dimensions of Cultural Differences

Review Hofstede's Dimensions of Cultural Differences. Choose one of the six cultural dimensions. Next, identify two countries on opposite sides of the cultural spectrum, and respond to the following: How can gender impact business communications within each country's workplace environment? Discuss and support your perspectiv

Cultural Constraints on Management Theories

Discuss management issues present in the case and explain what options the managers had in dealing with issues. Do you agree or not agree? Explain. What are some better alternatives? Geert, Hofstede. Cultural constraints in management theories. The Executive. Feb 1993 7(1): 81-94.

Policymaking and Cultural Organizations

One skill of an effective public administrator is the ability to research and inform about issues, events, and instances occurring at public institutions. With that in mind, it is important to be able to practice various skills, which allow you to improve on a professional level. One important skill is the ability to effectively