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• Commend your corporate culture; and
-Identify areas for developement
• Add value to your organisation.
The perceptual process
(McShane et al., 2013).
occurs when we assign characteristics to an identifiable group and automatically transfer them to anyone who we deem a member of that group (McShane et al, 2013).
awareness of, openness to and respect for views and practices across the globe;
capacity to empathise and behave effectively across cultures;
ability to process complex information in or about novel environments; and
ability to comprehend and reconcile intercultural issues using multiple levels of thinking
AREAS FOR DEVELOPMENT & RECOMMENDATIONS
-Help raise awareness
-Minimise negative outcomes
We are here to:
Selective attention and emotion marker response
Perceptual organisation and interpretation
Attitudes and behavior
Stereotyping isn't always 'bad'
Rather than trying to prevent the activation of stereotypes, we should learn how to minimise their application.
1. Awareness of perceptual biases
3. Meaningful Interaction
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Queenslander or NSW
Thank you for listening.
Facilitate improvement of your employees' self-awareness
Johari Window constructive workshop
Encourage interest in other cultures and work styles
regular reassignment of work groups
We differentiate people by tending to assign more favourable characteristics to people and groups we deem more similar to our own, while assigning more unfavourable characteristics to 'the unknown'.