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Advantages and Disadvantages of Stereotypes in Media

In your opinion, are stereotypes in the media assisting or detracting from the cause of diversity and/or assimilation? What is the effect of media portrayal on promoting diversity consciousness in the workplace?

If women and other minorities did not face barriers to equal pay and access to opportunities, who WOULD benefit? Are there stakeholders who WOULD NOT benefit? Explain.

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In your opinion, are stereotypes in the media assisting or detracting from the cause of diversity and/or assimilation? What is the effect of media portrayal on promoting diversity consciousness in the workplace?

In my opinion, stereotypes in the media are certainly detracting from the cause of diversity and/or assimilation. The media is one of the most powerful tools that are out there. The media can influence individuals' mind from the moment they are little children. This influence in turn affects their behavior and can help them confirm or dispel certain stereotypes. Therefore, anything that the media portrays on the outside has a direct influence on the workplace. For example, anytime a person watches a commercial on TV about anything that is work or office related, that person may develop a concept of diversity based on that ...

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Discussing media influences.

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