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Managing Diversity

Cultural dimensions theory

In accordance to the Geert Hofstede's Cultural Dimensions, how does the United States compare or compete in regards to how different cultures based on their norms are affected in the workplace and how as a manager would my values be different from other countries in comparison to the US in individuality, power-distance and long

Workforce Diversity: Ideas for dealing with biracial employees

As the manager of human resources (HR) in a medium-size company that is involved with several Affirmative Action initiatives, you have noticed that the racial makeup of your workforce has an increasing number of multiracial employees (or workers who are offspring of a biracial couple). You are preparing to meet with a supervisor

Diversity and Discrimination in Restaurant Industry

This case problem is a comparison of four companies, namely, McDonald's, Starbucks, Cracker Barrel and Denny's, and how they incorporate diversity and discrimination in the work environment. The entire case is provided in the link below. http://books.google.com/books?id=_yCe7fiQbokC&pg=PA156&lpg=PA156&dq=diversity+and+disc

Evaluating the Effectiveness of an Advertisement

Advertisements can be award-winning, controversial, successful, or totally ineffective. Different people have different opinions. Consider this: Scenario - As a marketing professional, you need to go beyond categorizing ads as successful or not, and analyze the techniques used to create the messages. Provide a brief overv

Discuss Cultural Differences in the workplace

Discuss any two of the following cultural differences you have observed in your workplace and how these differences affected communication. * Degree of formality in the communication * Social customs such as exchanging business cards, gifts, bowing, etc. * Styles of dress * Different uses of time, views of

Mktg - microbreweries

Several years ago, a brewing company led a charge of microbreweries in an attack on the established brewers' domestic beers. Explain and describe the following in your report: â?¢What is micromarketing? â?¢How might it have been used by microbreweries? â?¢What communications channels would be most effective? â?¢Evalu

Review of Peer Article: 'Is the Gap More Than Gender?'

See the attached article. The peer-reviewed article should contain a section on how the data was collected, and a data analysis section. The review should lean towards the following hypothesis - The wage of a male employee well educated is higher then a female employee with the same education level.

Diversity Climate in Organization

See the attachment. 1. Now this topic is something that each of you has had some level of experience with - at least at the level of training, and possibly even in terms of engagement in organizational development processes. Tell us about some of your key experiences and what you learned through them - not so much in terms of

Applying Elements of Affirmative Action

Describe the elements of Affirmative Action as it applies to public sector and private sector employers, and how it interacts with Title VII requirements of Equal Employment Opportunity. Address the following issues: a. What employers are subject to affirmative action plans and why? b. What do the plans require employ

Cultural Differences and Public Relations

How can cultural differences among audiences affect how public relations messages are received and interpreted? What complicates this as companies move abroad? Why should product names, related messaging and logos be pretested prior to use in foreign markets - emerging or not?

Diversity - Short Essay Questions - Week 6

11.What are some specific inadequacies of the Family Medical Leave Act? What are your recommendations to improve the effectiveness of this piece of legislation? 12.Compare and contrast the family policies of the United States and another country of your choice. You can choose a country discussed in the book or research a cou

Challenges for a Culturally Diverse Team

The globalization of the world's economy has driven many organizations to create collaborative configurations in which teams of workers from multiple regions collaborate in synchronous and asynchronous settings. Such virtual teams are not, however, immune to the challenges of navigating cultural issues and work styles. Leadershi

International negotiation: Effects of cultural differences

How do cultural differences affect the perceptions and behaviours of different parties in an international negotiation? Explain the relative importance of national culture, organisational culture, and individual personalities in contributing to the outcomes of a negotiation. What are the skills and attributes that a manager need

Discrimination and Affirmative Action: Barriers to women's advancement

See attached files. In the company you are discussing, there are likely certain issues that pertain particularly to women. Women often find barriers when moving towards the top. This invisible barrier is often called "The Glass Ceiling". For more information see: Glass Ceiling Still Unshattered or simply google the i

Work-Life and Diversity Challenges Executive Summaries

Work-Life and Diversity Challenges Executive Summaries Management has approached you on a number of work-life and diversity challenges. You have been asked to evaluate the situation and provide a recommendation that is legally compliant. o The company provides a variety of work situations to include flexible schedules and

Major cultural differences between the Poles and the U.S.

Please read the PDF file and answer these two questions. 1 ½ - 2 pages please. 1. What are some of the major cultural differences between the Poles and the U.S.? Using the Hofstede's and 7d cultural dimensions model, explains some of the cultural differences noted in the case. 2. What cultural adaptations would you sugg

Adapting Messages to Audiences

In what ways do communicators adapt the content and tone of their messages to address the needs of their audience? Why is it important to be aware of cultural, gender, and other types of diversity when communicating professionally?

Colorectal Cancer Disparities Among Demographic Subgroups

See attached file. Analyze the article attached. Give an evaluation of the literature review, methods used, results presentation, and discussion of the study. I need help analyzing if they reasonably presented, and how they could be improved. Finally, a conclusion giving an overall opinion of this study and if it provided us

advertising and cultural norm

The function of advertising is to interpret or translate the want-satisfying qualities of goods or services. Describe how you would relate advertisement to cultural norms.

Questions Involving EEO and AA Laws

1. What is the difference between EEO and AA? 2. What are the pros and cons to the EEO and AA laws from the individual standpoint and the business standpoint? 3. Are the laws good for American workers and why? 4. Have you been the beneficiary of protection under the law or felt the laws have worked against you? Why?