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Parochialism and ethnocentrism

1. Can you explain how culture differences play a major role in parochialism and ethnocentrism.

2. When employees exhibit both parochialism and ethnocentrism what are some of the typical behaviors?

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Cultural differences can play a major role in parochialism and ethnocentrism. Culture refers to the characteristics of a particular group. These characteristics are built with a system of values and beliefs. A group may support the value of focusing on small sectors of an issue. The result will be parochialism. Persons belonging to that group develop a narrow outlook and are narrow minded. Similarly, the ...

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Differences in culture are discussed step-by-step in this solution. The response also has the sources used.

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