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Read through the list of
cultural sensitivity items and circle the item number that you have
When I am in a situation
where I belong to the dominant culture:
1. I listen to people from
other cultures when they tell me how my culture affects them.
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.
3. I give people from other
cultures advice on how to succeed in my culture, without acting like
I am putting down their ways.
4. I give people my support
even when they are rejected by other members of my culture.
5. I realize that people
outside of my culture could be offended by my behavior. In fact, I've
asked people if I have offended them by things I have done or said,
and have apologized whenever necessary.
6. I realize that when I
am stressed out that I am likely to make myself and my culture right
and another culture wrong.
7. I respect my boss regardless
of where s/he is from. I do not go over his/her head to talk to someone
from my culture in order to try and get my way.
8. I make people from other
cultures aware of the prejudices in my culture or organization.
9. I go out of my way to
work with, recruit, select, train, and promote people from outside the
10. When people in my culture
make jokes about or talk bad about other cultural groups I let them
know that I don't like it.
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