Diversity Worksheet Week 1 Eth/125

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Associate Program Material Diversity Worksheet Answer each question in 50 to 150 words. Provide citations for all the sources you use. 1. What is diversity? Why is diversity valued? Diversity can be defined as dissimilarity in an individual’s heritage, beliefs, race, mental capabilities, physical appearance, and etc.; it should be useful because there is no one completely the same as another. Diversity is valued because of the unlawfulness of discrimination may disgrace someone’s business and it could cost the company if someone sue the company for discrimination. We need diversity because it brings different point of views and judgment to the table, it also could shape things such as the government, and cultural aspects like food, clothing, and tactics to build and create things. https://answers.yahoo.com/question/index?qid=20070127115908AAXGuA8 2. What is ethnocentrism? In what ways can ethnocentrism be detrimental to a society? Ethnocentrism is the way an individual look at the world from his/her own beliefs in their culture. They feel that their culture, race, or ethnic group is more significant and that their culture is more superior than any other culture of other groups. In feeling this way the individuals will judge other groups, such as their behavior, the language in which they use, religion. How it could be detrimental to society is that it could lead to false speculation about the differences in cultures. It leads to society making premature judgments about other cultures, not knowing all the facts about another culture. Cultures judge other cultures on what they may be good at, and we may overlook different details of life that another culture may maneuver more precise than another culture would do. It can also have other cultures ignoring what is happening in other cultures would not accept any help or conception merely

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