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For example, it’s common for men to be regarded as stronger than women. This is based on the average figures but not necessarily true when it comes to individual basis. From these characteristics of the different patterns, there are gender roles and people doing them may feel the assigning is based on a particular associated trait or observation. Similarly, different family structures are patterns in the social world. From these patterns, ideas emerge in relation to the upbringing of the people of these patterns and how it is probable to affect them or position them. The different family structures present an element of comparison into what differentiates people from those family structures. For instance, different family structures emphasize responsibility with carrying strictness. The issue of children out of wedlock emerges on a large scale if for a particular group, responsibility is not emphasized.
The manner of solving goals or achieving for people with different ideas and experiences is a sensitive issue. Schwalbe (2005) asserts that persons with different ideas and experiences are likely to make incomplete and selective judgment about others in a different pattern. This is where we see racism at its peak and police brutality towards certain groups that have been stereotyped. Reaching a point of compromise is hard as members of a pattern firmly cling to what they practice as the right course. This seems to be a typical scenario affecting the social world. These people need sociological mindfulness to handle the problems between them as well as achieve goals (Schwalbe,
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They are designed to influence the segmented target and their effectiveness is reflected in the increased brand equity and sale of the product. In the era of globalization and increasingly changing format of societal format, contents and format of advertisements have become critical elements of market strategy.
However for purposes of answering this in the short form of a brief exam question, one can review the Kluckhohn and Strodbeck’s six values orientation (Kluckhohn/Strodtbeck 2002). These are as follows: the aspect of time that is focused upon, relationship between humanity and its natural environment, how individuals relate with others (hierarchy), prime motivating factors for behavior, defining the nature of human nature (i.e.
This is why diversity in the workplace has emerged to be a very important item for most organizations; this is to become very creative and to be open to changes. Foremen, supervisors and managers must therefore be open to learn and to inform others within the organizational setup to appreciate multicultural similarities and differences with respect to not only customers but to every other person.
The theory describes the effect of a social set up’s culture on the values of the members present and how these values relate to behavior. The theory engages five types that include an individualism-collectivism, uncertainty avoidance, masculinity-femininity, power distance, long-term orientation, and indulgence versus self-restraint (Ball et al., 2005).
Most of them depicted it as patterns of shared values and beliefs that over time produce behavioral norms adopted in solving problems (Hofstede, 1980; Kotter, 1992).
However, Schein (1990) reckoned a more appropriate definition of culture: a body of solutions to problems that have worked consistently and are taught to new members as the correct way to perceive, think about, and feel in relation to those problems.
Although scholars agree that diverse groups should highlight their dissimilarities and develop into socially incorporated, how this can happen remains unclear. However, the conflict theory has provided with the significant fact that Australia task-related conflicts are productive, but conflicts on a personal level are destructive for teamwork
n the wake of the individuals acting like each other and working towards a common goal – where the organization wants to reach at a particular point in time within the future. Rather he has looked at it from a different perspective. What he has stated is that it is difficult