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TAX AND AUDIT DEPARTMENT
In this Unit, you will evaluate and address culture anddiversity in the workplace. Before continuing on to answer thequestions, review the following PREZIâ¢ presentation: âUnderstandingthe Cultural Dimensions of an Organization.â
Read the article âGetting a Read on Corporate Cultureâ
Read the information on IFRS.
Additionally, your internship/externship employer should haveprovided you with an employee manual that outlines theorganizational policies and procedures. An important part of anyemployee manual is the organizationâs policy statement on cultureand diversity. If your internship/externship employer does not havea policy statement with regard to culture and diversity, you willneed to analyze the organization's position on culture anddiversity based on your experiences and observations.
Answer the following questions about your experiences andobservations at your internship/externship organization with regardto cultural literacy in personal and professional environments:
What are some basic dimensions that describe the culturalorientation of your externship employer organization?
What are some of the major characteristics of diversity in yourexternship employer organization?
What privacy issues impact stakeholders in your externshipemployer organization?
Based on your observations, are there motivational differencesbetween employees across cultures in your externship employerorganization?
Be sure to discuss the following topics within your answerpost:
Apply cultural literacy in personal and professionalenvironments.
Respect for other cultures
Communicate and adopt across cultures
Impact of actions on you and others
Aware of the value of and limitations
The Society for Experiential Learning and Development (2012).Understanding the cultural dimensions of an organization [PreziPresentation]. Retrieved fromhttp://www.seld.us/understanding-the-cultural-dimensions-of-an-organization/
Career Arc Group (2012). Getting a read on corporate culture.Retrieved fromhttp://www.internships.com/student/resources/workplace/the-first-few-days/getting-a-read-on-corporate-culture
Historical changes within Asia any culture under study is subject to change over time. It is crucial thus to identify the pivotal transformative moments in the history of each civilization in Asia.
For example, what are the key moments of change in the evolution of Confucianism in China?
What about Buddhism in East Asia?
How does social organization change over time in China and Japan?