Stereotype Stereotypes are generalizations about a group of people whereby we attribute a defined set of characteristics to this group. A stereotype is a popular belief about specific types of individuals.
Stereotypes are standardizedand simplified conceptions ofgroups based on some priorassumptions. Another name forstereotyping is bias.
The term stereotype derives stereotypefrom the Greek words Greekστερεός (stereos), "firm, stereossolid“ and τύπος (typos), typos"impression," hence "solidimpression".
These classifications can bepositive or negative, such aswhen various nationalities arestereotyped as friendly orunfriendly.
Dynamics In one perspective of the stereotyping process, there are the concepts of ingroups and outgroups. A second perspective is that of automatic and explicit or subconscious and conscious. A third method to categorizing stereotypes is general types and sub- types.
Stereotypes are often used in books to project the characters on television shows. It is also used in advertising to sell products. Stereotypes are also passed on from adults to their children through comments made about people and places.
Stereotypes are often accepted as truths. Stereotypes leads to mistaken belief about oneself. Stereotyping can affect your judgments of people or individuals. It can lead to discrimination. It damages self-image and self- steem.
1. Can stereotyping causes demoralization to workers in a global village? Why or why not?2. How can our personal morality helps defeat the negative impacts of stereotyping?
Unique Filipino values that must bemaintained while entering a cross-cultural society.1. Respect for elders (use of ‘PO’ and ‘OPO’)2. Close family ties3. Religiosity4. Warmth and hospitality5. Care for others
What are the valuescommon to most Filipino thatmake our race highlysought for in some lines ofwork?