Explore BrainMass

Cultural differences at work

What is a cultural difference that is likely to engender hostility in the workplace? Why? What inclusion strategies could be used?

Solution Preview

My first choice would be prayer or other manifestations of religious worship. The ability of people to pray, whether on a schedule, during breaks, at meals, or just as a help for getting through the day is often hampered by the thoughts and ideas of others. People do not like to be mocked and others take great pains to mock others and their differences.

Religion is very personal for some. For others it is something they want to talk about and shout about. Prayer and praise ...

Solution Summary

Cultural differences at work and how they correlate with hostility are presented in this solution.