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Cultural Awareness Self-Assessment Form 1

Read through the list of items and circle the item number of those you have experienced.

When I am in the majority:

1. I listen to people from other cultures when they tell me how my culture affects them.

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2. I realize that people from other cultures have fresh ideas and different points of view to bring to my life and to the workplace.

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3. I give people from other cultures advice on how to succeed in my culture.

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4. I give people my support even when they are rejected by other members of my culture.

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5. I realize that people outside of my culture could be offended by my behavior. I've asked people if I have offended them by things I have done or said and have apologized whenever necessary.

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6. I realize that when I am stressed out that I am likely to make myself and my culture right and another culture wrong.

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7. I respect my boss regardless of where s/he is from. I do not go over his/her head to talk to some one from my culture in order to try and get my way.

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8. I make people from other cultures aware of the prejudices in my culture or organization.

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9. I go out of my way to work with, recruit, select, train, and/or promote people from outside the dominant culture.

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10. When people in my culture make jokes about or talk negatively about other cultural groups, I let them know that don't like it.

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