Diversity Paper

             Diversity is a value that is shown in mutual respect and appreciation of the similarities and differences such as age, culture, education, ethnicity, experience, gender, race, religion, sexual orientation, etc, that make people unique. An environment where diversity is respected is on where as individuals, and united as members of teams, we can effectively apply all our out talents, skills and experiences in pursuit of business objectives to our competitive advantage. Demographic characteristics are the background characteristics that help what a person becomes.
             Ethnicity is essentially an identity that reflects the cultural experiences and feelings of a particular group. The concept of ethnicity acknowledges that individuals may have a primary culture that is distinctive to a particular ethnic group, but does not exclude the possibility that individuals within that group have the capacity to learn cultural behaviors of other groups. Race is a concept used to categorize people into different groups based on physical and biological characteristics. I think that most behavioral characteristics regarding race are more likely to be culturally determined rather that biologically or genetically determined. For example, it would be unfounded to say that those who are dark skin color will become criminals or are predisposed to acting violently. There are many definitions for culture; first vulture is not something that we are born with. Culture has to be learned. Of course, an individual may be born with one or two characteristics commonly found in a particular culture group (e.g. skin color, hair texture), but theses are not sufficient to guarantee the development of practices, beliefs and values of that cultural group. Socialization is a major process instrumental in the individual's acquisition of culture, but does not exclude the possibility that an

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