Human relations and development: unit v journal, unit v essay | BHR 3551 – Human Relations & Development | Columbia Southern University
UNIT V INTRODUCTION
This Unit covers Chapter 8 in the textbook titled “Cross-Cultural Relations & Diversity”. The chapter goes into the role and importance of a diverse workforce and ways to tap into the talent each culture brings to the table as well as how to avoid possible conflicts based on lack of awareness of cultural norms when interacting and working with a diverse workforce.The assignment title is “Essay” but it is a “full paper“. This is a full paper and not to be written as an essay or as a series of “Questions & Answers”. You need to use standard scholarly paper format with a clear introduction, the body that will go into detail and cover all the requirements explained in the syllabus such as who, what, where, when, why, & how, and the conclusion to sum things up with any final comments. The syllabus states the paper to be three pages in length without counting the title or reference pages. Consider a page to be no less than 300 words. Be sure to use current references and sources under 10 years old.
According to DuBrin (2015), “Cultural intelligence is an outsider’s ability to interpret someone’s unfamiliar and ambiguous behavior the same way that person’s compatriots would” (p. 177). In this case, how would you incorporate cultural intelligence within a team setting? Please explain.
Your journal entry must be at least 200 words. No references or citations are necessary.
The use of teams can bring about great change within an organization; however, effective outcomes often depend on how teams are assembled and incorporated. A key component to the assembly of a team is the level of diversity that will be included. As discussed throughout this unit, the presence of diversity can provide an advantage for a team but can also create some difficulties that must be overcome. The essay topic is the advantages and disadvantages of diverse teams within an organization. The following questions should be addressed:
- What are some advantages to utilizing diverse teams within an organization?
- What are some potential difficulties that might need to be overcome in order for a diverse team to be successful?
- What are some methods and tactics that can be utilized to overcome the potential difficulties?
- As a conclusion, is it worth the effort to attempt to overcome the difficulties in light of the potential advantages of a diverse team?
Your essay should be at least three pages in length, including an introduction, a body of supported material, and a conclusion. The reference and title pages do not count toward the total page requirement. A minimum of three scholarly references are required. Please use the CSU Online Library to locate the supporting references to write this essay.
Be sure to apply the proper APA format for the content and references provided. Consider reviewing the link below for the Success Center’s tutorial on essay writing: