Identification of Cultural Stereotypes
Working with Stereotypes
This Unit provides an introduction to cultural stereotypes in and out of the work environment, and explores the reasons behind them. At the end of the module, a short quiz will challenge your knowledge and application of the unit content.
What is a Cultural Stereotype?
Prejudice, Stereotyping and Discrimination: Theoretical and Empirical
Authors: John F. Dovidio, Miles Hewstone, Peter Glick, and Victoria M. Esses
The Main Reasons for Cultural Stereotypes
Prejudices in Cultural Contexts: Shared Stereotypes (Gender, Age) versus Variable Stereotypes (Race, Ethnicity, Religion)
Author: Susan T. Fiske
Reflect on the different kinds of labels that are attributed via cultural stereotyping. What do you think are the dangers of cultural stereotyping?
Consider the problematic that stereotyping can lead to discrimination.
Reflect on the stereotypes that are sometimes linked to your culture. How does this stereotyping make you feel?
Unit 2: Cultural Stereotypes in the Workplace
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