Current Event on Values, Attitudes & Perceptions Date Abstract The essay aims to select, read, and analyze a recent event or article gathered from magazines, journals, newspapers, or World Wide Web media on the topic covering values, attitudes and perceptions in organizational behavior…
Current Event on Values, Attitudes & Perceptions: The Definition of Workplace Values Summary The article entitled The Definition of Workplace Values written by Juarez on January 18, 2011 and published by Demand Media, Inc. aimed to determine the factors that define values, attitudes and perceptions in the workplace. As initially averred, these factors are ultimately grounded from cultural orientations that have been specifically examined by Dr. Geert Hofstede who founded five specific patterns in cultural dimensions, to wit: power distance, individualism, gender, avoidance and traditions. Background The author based the contents of the article from Hofstede’s Cultures and Organizations that examined the five dimensions of culture, found to be instrumental in determining expressions and manifestations of values and attitudes in organizational setting. The author aimed to write a concise abstract of each dimension as applicable in the workplace. The study of organizational behavior manifests the inclusion of diversity in culture to provide a more comprehensive understanding of why and how people behave the way they do. Findings The author clearly averred that “different cultures have different workplace values along five cultural dimensions, which help us define our own workplace values” (Juarez, 2011, par. 1). ...
Sociologists have determined various reasons due to which an individual falls in the poor category of a nation. Certain sociologists state the reason due to which an individual falls in the category of poor is the lack of future orientation of that individual and thus theorists have determined that an individual faces poverty because they themselves are doing nothing to solve change their economic conditions.
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In February, 2003, a new conflict broke out in western Sudan; more specifically, the three regions of Northern, Western and Southern Darfur. Initially, it appeared that this latest crisis arose as the result of differences between nomadic Arab tribes and sedentary black African ones.
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