SOC 315 Week 1 Thinking About Diversity and Inclusion

SOC 315 Week 1 Thinking About Diversity and Inclusion

SOC 315 Week 1 Thinking About Diversity and Inclusion

Apply critical-thinking skills to answer the following questions based on this week’s readings. The response to each question must separately contain 150 to 300 words.
What are the dimensions of cultural diversity? Identify each and briefly explain three dimensions. Reference both textbooks in your answer.
With what ethnic, cultural, or other groups do you identify? Describe what members of your social circle have in common.
What is the difference between diversity and inclusion? Explain your answer.
What is the importance of workplace diversity training? Why is this important?
What is your experience with cultural diversity in the workplace? Could there be, or could there have been, more inclusion?
Format your assignment consistent with APA guidelines including title page, headers and page numbers, spacing, font, in-text citations and reference page.


Write a 1,050- to 1,400-word paper describing your own cultural heritage and traditions and exploring possible origins of your values, worldviews, and behaviors.

Address the following in your paper:
Describe your family’s race and ethnicity, sex and gender, sexuality, socioeconomic status, disability, age, religion and spirituality.

Reflect and write on the messages you have received about people from culturally diverse backgrounds

What are you most proud of about your cultural heritage and why?

Compare and contrast your family values, worldviews, and practices with those of some of the families whose ethnicities differ from yours, and provide your reflection. You may use examples form the text for examples of ethnicities different from yours.

How might media coverage affect the public’s perception of your culture? Does it encourage or discourage prejudice, discrimination, and stereotyping?

If you were a manager, what inclusion strategies from this week’s reading might you implement to moderate the media’s effect on your employees and to promote inclusion in the workplace?