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Types of Diversity in the Workplace You Need to Know

Undertake a structured process to reflect on own views on diversity and demonstrate the ability to recognize and respect the needs of people from diverse backgrounds.

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2 questions from the practical section of the assignment has been uploaded. Please ensure that the answers are relevant to the given questions. Question 1-220 words Question 2 has 3 sections- each section-110 words- Total 330 words Total assignment word count= 220+330=550 words

Types of Diversity in the Workplace You Need to Know

Undertake a structured process to reflect on own views on diversity and demonstrate the ability to recognize and respect the needs of people from diverse backgrounds.

   Added on 2022-08-19

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Running head: WORK WITH DIVERSE PEOPLE
WORK WITH DIVERSE PEOPLE
Name of the Student:
Name of the University:
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1WORK WITH DIVERSE PEOPLE
Question 1:
Diversity is defined as people from diverse backgrounds, race, religion, sex, or
nationalities come together to form a group, an organization or community where the differences
in the people are valued (Nielsen and Nielsen 2013). I view diversity as a good thing since it
allows me to experience different things outside of what I am normally accustomed to. I have a
cultural perspective that identifies the existence of diversity in the world. I have been taught to
respect the culture of every other people and relate with them. However, the perspectives that I
own, is not completely free of biases. For example, the way I was grown, made me feel that my
culture is superior and the best of all.
The two fundamental limitations to my social and self awareness are information and
illusions. Information from others sometimes contain lies that limits my social awareness and
Illusions result in misinterpretation of diverse perception and various other aspects which are
related to others (Kivran-Swaine et al. 2014). I plan to improve self and social awareness of mine
through identification of circumstances that make me feel uncomfortable and change my reaction
for the better results. I have also planned to focus on behaviors which might prompt me to give
pessimistic feedback and then modify this behavior. Most importantly, I will avoid relying on
information from others and illusions and apologize after making insensitive errors.
Question 2:
Anu, the 50 year old Indian woman, who has been residing in Australia for the past 15
years has been unable to accept the diversity of the Australian culture and is restricting herself
within her culture and even her friend circle consists of only Indians. This shows that she has no
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