Multiculturalism

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Multiculturalism

  1. 1. MULTICULTURALISM
  2. 2. -Culture refers to the cumulative deposit of knowledge, experience, beliefs, values, attitudes, meanings, hierarchies, religion, notions of time, roles, spatial relations, concepts of the universe, and material objects and possessions acquired by a group of people in the course of generations through individual and group striving. CULTURE -Culture is communication, commu- nication is culture. -Culture is the systems of knowledge shared by a relatively large group of people.
  3. 3. A social group within a national culture that has distinctive patterns of behaviour and beliefs A subdivision of a national culture or an enclave within it with a distinct integrated network of behaviour, beliefs, and attitudes SUB CULTURE
  4. 4. The doctrine that several different cultures (rather than one national culture) can coexist peacefully and equitably in a single country. It is the acceptance or promotion of multiple ethnic cultures, for practical reasons and/or for the sake of diversity and applied to the demographic make-up of a specific place, usually at the organizational level. Multiculturalism Example- schools, businesses, neighbourhoods, cities or nations.
  5. 5. THEORIES BY- Horace Kallen James Banks Bill Martin
  6. 6. Martin J Beck Matustik Judith M Green
  7. 7. Business Meeting Etiquette Business Negotiation Dress Etiquette Titles & Business Gifts
  8. 8. Business Meeting Etiquette Business Negotiation Dress Etiquette Titles & Business Gifts
  9. 9. Business Meeting Etiquette Business Negotiation Dress Etiquette Titles & Business Gifts
  10. 10. Business Meeting Etiquette Business Negotiation Dress Etiquette Titles & Business Gifts
  11. 11. Business Meeting Etiquette Business Negotiation Dress Etiquette Titles & Business Gifts
  12. 12. Business Meeting Etiquette Business Negotiation Dress Etiquette Titles & Business Gifts
  13. 13. Business Meeting Etiquette Business Negotiation Dress Etiquette Titles & Business Gifts
  14. 14. Multiculturalism----+ Decision-making Bell Atlantic's CEO Ivan Seidenberg- diverse groups make better decisions Lucent's CEO McGinn "Diversity is a competitive advantage. Different people approach similar problems in different ways"
  15. 15. INNOVATION creativity springs from divergence, a great source of ideas is in the multicultural world. Mike Armstrong, the CEO of AT&T-a diverse workforce enhances creativity and understanding of customers. Goleman- International companies have an increasing need for employees who not only put any bias aside to appreciate people from diverse cultures and markets but also turn that appreciation into competitive advantage
  16. 16. HUMAN RESOURCES Thailand, where there is a shortage of skilled and unskilled workers because of rapid industrialization. Without a multicultural and diverse workforce, economic growth cannot continue. Singapore, where about 500,000 non- Singaporean and culturally diverse people are doing unskilled work. This contributes heavily to the economic development of Singapore.
  17. 17. Advantica Restaurant Group Applied Materials, Inc. BellSouth Corp. Dole Food Company, Inc. Fannie Mae Freddie Mac Hilton Hospitality, Inc. Hyatt Corporation J.P. Morgan Chase & Co. Levi Strauss & Co. Lucent Technologies McDonald's Corporation PepsiCo Inc. PNM Resources, Inc. SBC Communications Inc. S.C. Johnson & Son, Inc. Sempra Energy Silicon Graphics, Inc. Union Bank of California, N.A. Xerox Corporation EXAMPLE
  18. 18. MISSION : The mission of the National Multicultural Institute (NMCI) is to work with individuals, organizations, and communities to facilitate personal and systemic change in order to build an inclusive society that is strengthened and empowered by its diversity.
  19. 19.  T.J. MAXX • 50% foreign employees (25 countries) • Asians and Latinos in majority • On the job coaching from bilingual employees for 2 to 6 weeks • Organize activities and sponsors lunch • Company loyalty among these employees is high  WILTON CONNOR PACKAGING • Nationally recognized for its progressive employees program • Out of 650 employees, 75% Hispanics and 10% Asians • Bilingual supervisors • Bank accounts with local credit unions
  20. 20.  THE KIP CORPORATION • 40% of the employees are Hispanics, primarily Mexicans • Determine their actual skill levels • All printed information to employees in Spanish and English  HARRIS TEETER • Spanish classes are offered to management • Foreign born employees, a great avenue of recruitment • Main challenge is employee documentation issues for social security numbers  SHERATON CORPORATION • Approximately 22% are Hispanics • Bilingual employees as translators and mentors
  21. 21. Mergers and Acquisitions 25% of foreign investment is permitted in Indian MSME sector IT companies • Tata consultancy services • Wipro • Infosys (GTP)
  22. 22. ARGONNE – The U.S department of energy’s national laboratory • Won diversity and Multiculturalism best practices award presented by National Association for Business Resources AMERICAN EXPRESS COMPANY • 2010 Best company for multicultural women
  23. 23. Roles and Status Religion
  24. 24. Personal Space Personal Appearance
  25. 25. Body Language Language Barriers
  26. 26. CONCLUSION .
  27. 27. THANK YOU

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