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    The first important concept that allowed me to understand intercultural communication efficiently was the idea of mindfulness, a quality that came up numerous times in the texts we read, especially in Thich Hanh’s Peace is Every Step. In the text, Hanh mentions how we need to be mindful with our daily actions, such as eating, discussed in his exercise Eating a Tangerine. We also need to handle conflict with others mindfully, by using practices such as meditation to heal. To Hanh, mindfulness equates

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    Amanda Adiche loved to read books and write stories as a younger child. Since there weren’t very many African books for her to read she instead read British and American books. This where she learned of British and American cultures. When she wrote she wrote of blonde hair, blue eyed people who liked to drink butter beer and talk about the sunny weather. Why would she write about them? Why did they have to blonde hair and blue eyed? That was all the characters were in her British and American books

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    Diversity is increasingly seen throughout the world and specifically in Canada. I intend to focus on what diversity, assumption and ethnocentrism are and how, in the nursing profession, it is important to be aware of these and how they all have potential to hinder nursing care. I will also focus on how we may need to find ways to accommodate diversities, understand ways that assumption may hinder our nursing care and how some ethnocentric values may negatively influence our nursing care. Diversity

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    1) The model for majority identity development consists of 4 stages. The first stage is Unexamined Identity. In this stage identity is not a concern. Individuals may be aware of cultural and physical differences, but there is no sense of superiority. At this first stage, communication is not based on racial differences. The second stage is Acceptance, in which the basic racial inequalities are accepted. The third stage is Resistance. At this stage, individuals of the dominant culture become more

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    Goodyear 2007. Lilly received low rankings in annual performance, and low raises compared to her colleague (Lind et al., 2016). Her case let to the signing of the Lilly Ledbetter Fair Pay Act. Had this company implemented the diversity and cultural competence, it would have avoided this lawsuit. Again, diversity increases marketing capabilities because diverse workforce can develop a wide range of customers due to wide connections (Esty et al., 1995). Because of diverse workforce with different experiences

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    Today people are living in a more culturally diverse society. It becomes imperative for a society to accept and recognise the cultural diversity prevalent in a society. Multiculturalism can be defined as the plurality of cultures. Diversity in India can be expressed in terms of different language, religion, region, gender, social class and more or less ethnic groups. Each group has its own culture. Therefore it provides a concrete base for India as a multicultural nation since it is culturally plural

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    Leadership is one of the most sought after commodities by a good number of people nowadays. Andy's Recipe case study serves to deepen one’s understanding of leadership, particularly how various approaches and theories to leadership are applied and practiced in active sessions (Northouse, 2010). Andy owns a successful restaurant business, and several aspects of his leadership account for his 25-year success. For instance, his approaches to leadership have seen his business profit more than other

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