Modern technology has led to our culturally diverse workplace and our global marketplace. Gone are the days when co-workers, classmates, and even neighbors are the people we grew up with. The United States was once considered a “melting pot” where people migrated and were expected to discard the culture of their country and become “Americanized”. The United States has become more like a “tossed salad” where every part retains its flavor. We are exposed to new foods, religions, dress, customs, etc. The infographic below presents areas you might consider when determining how you measure up when it comes to diversity in the workplace. Some questions you might ask yourself about your efforts to become more culturally aware are: Are you respectful; are you flexible; are you aware of your own culture?
HOW DO YOU MEASURE UP WHEN IT COMES TO DIVERSITY IN THE WORKPLACE