1.Which three (3) statements below are true about the impact of cultural awareness, cultural safety, and cultural competence on leadership and management practice?
Cultural awareness enables the use of effective communication with the team by being sensitive to the similarities and differences that exist between two different cultures.
Culturally competent leaders and managers are prepared to guard against accepting their own behaviours, beliefs, and actions as the norm.
Leaders and managers must be trained to be experts in every culture to be culturally aware, competent, and sensitive.
Making assumptions about cultural influences and applying generalisation to individuals can increase knowledge and understanding of a member’s cultural background.
Working from the cultural perspective of the other person, and not from one’s own perspective involves recognising, respecting and nurturing the unique cultural identity of a person, and safely meeting their needs, expectations and rights.
2. Differentiate direct discrimination from indirect discrimination.
a.Briefly define direct and indirect discrimination.Guidance: Keep your answers to no more than 50 words each.
b.Cite examples of direct and indirect discrimination. Provide two (2) examples for each.
3. Briefly explain how diversity practices and experiences affect each of the following:
- Personal behaviour
- Interpersonal behaviour
- Social expectation of self
- Social expectation of others