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?
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
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 country...as most national cultures are not entirely homogeneous). What 'lessons' did you personally learn f
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
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
Why do you think employers are interested in the genetic testing of their employees? Is there any justification for genetic testing of employees?
Discuss Hofstede's cultural constraints in management theories. Do you agree or not? Evaluate and discuss in 1 page.
In addition to the group report, each member of the group must submit a one page report with their personal reflections on the process of working on the seminar and report. What conflict, if any, arose in your group and how was it managed? If there was no conflict, why? What have you learned personally from the experience of con
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.
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
You have been asked by a CEO of a multinational enterprise to evaluate whether or not his company should begin a business enterprise in Brazil. Write a 2 page memo to the CEO explaining why or why he should not start a business in this country. This is potentially a multi-million dollar venture and you are addressing a CEO. Pl
What cultural problems do you think would cause internal IT partners to stray away from your corporation and why? How do you prevent this from happening?
What are prejudice, stereotyping, and discrimination? How do these work to impede diversity in the workplace? Provide specific examples to illustrate your points.
1. What is meant by rigor in a cross-cultural training program? What variables factor in when deciding how rigorous to make the training? 2. How can you develop training that motivates learning and incorporates the different learning styles of the trainees.
1. Review the following to articles about managed care. (i) Positive and negative attitudes of managed care: http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC1497554/pdf/12815085.pdf (ii) Managed care quality, cost, and access issues: http://www.biomedcentral.com/1472-6963/10/331 2. Evaluate the main points of the articl
I need help with Hofstede's cultural map. First, how do organizations use and analyze the similarities and differences in work values and employee behavior in various countries when they choose to go international? Secondly, how can a leader, or manager, use Hofstede's cultural map in the workplace, as there are many diver
This case concerns potential discrimination of older staff. The company set new policies after the government privatized it and those policies would seem to be unfair and unequal. New employees who are graduates or non graduates have the opportunity to train into positions faster and with faster grade increases and salary increa
One of WidgeCorp's regional sales managers contacts you with a request. In preparation for rolling out a new type of snack food, she's been trying to make sense of some demographic data available through the AMA (American Marketing Association) and is overwhelmed. She explains to you that there are two files which contain report
1. ABC, Inc. solicited bids from various independent contractors to landscape the grounds of its new office complex. Drew, head of facilities management told Patty, his secretary, that he would not accept any bids from Hispanic contractors. Drew explained that he would authorize hiring only American contractors to work on the gr
My problem and purpose statements are as follows. Can you suggest appropriate null and alternative hypotheses? Quantitative Problem Statement: It is a challenge bringing organizations a significant competitive advantage (Egerov, 2012). Diversity creates a new source of competitive advantage that eventually leads to an enhan
Comment on the presence of women and certain minorities in specific occupations in the United States. Discuss the trend from the data supplied at the Bureau of Labor Statistics website.
Using Hofstede's (1985;1993) model of cultural dimensions, compare and contrast the cultural dimensions of at least two countries/regions and address how these situations uniquely drive motivational strategies. Is Hofstede's cultural dimensions model an adequate and thorough paradigm for cross-cultural motivational leadership? (
Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 Age Discrimination in Employment Act Disparate/adverse impact and disparate/adverse treatment Need help with the following scenario: Gelato Cheese Company, a major processor of cheese sold throughout the United States, employs one hundred workers at its principal processing pl
I need some general direction in answering the end of the chapters questions, while meeting the word count required. I would appreciate any assistance. Ethical Issues---Please respond to the following questions in 200 words or more. What are some ethical reasons for active pursuit of diversity? What are some ethical reasons
Looking for 4 paragraphs of clarity on these questions: Using these articles: Thomas R. Roosevelt Jr. (2006). New York. AMACOM, American Management Association."Building on the promise of diversity: How we can move to the next level in our workplaces, our communities, and our society". Chapter 4. http://library.books24x7.
Given the new science, The New Business Realities, and The Thinking Habits, write two paragraphs describing how a leader might include stakeholders and followers in a dialogue of discovery that encourages empowerment and autonomy of action and diversity while assuring alignment to values and mission.
What can be done to prevent cross-cultural problems and unmet expectations from keeping an alliance team from being effective? How can cultural differences derail an alliance team?
Cultural Differences in Alliance Teams - This solution addresses two textbook questions on how cross-cultural differences can impact the alliance of a work team.
This solutions is nearly 400 words and includes one reference. The two questions addressed are: 1. How can cultural differences derail an alliance team? 2. What can be done to prevent cross-cultural problems and unmet expectations from keeping an alliance team from being effective?
You are a supervisor in a factory in downtown Brooklyn, a current day melting pot of numerous ethnic, religious, and racial groups. Your department has 2 devout Muslims, a person of Jewish descent, 5 African-Americans, 3 Hispanics, and 5 Caucasian employees. In recent months, tensions have been mounting in the department because