Culture is a broad term that encompasses beliefs, values, norms, behaviors, and overall can be understood as our “way of being.” Cultural diversity is synonymous with multiculturalism. Multiculturalism is defined by the Encyclopedia Britannica as, “the view that cultures, races, and ethnicities, particularly those of minority groups, deserve special acknowledgment of their differences within a dominant political culture.”
Workplaces with strong cultural diversity
The program leverages the Cultural Orientations Indicator® (COI) to enable participants identify their cultural preferences across their Interaction Styles, Thinking Styles, and Sense of Self. It also focuses on key cultural “gaps” that highlight potential communication and collaboration risks and enables participants to explore solutions for mitigating these risks while continuing to strengthen their cultural competence.
Culture Café initiative is an effort to help Infoscions experience other cultures through a narration of personal stories
Culture chat initiative is an effort to bridge the culture gaps between two cultures. The objective is to enhance understanding of business culture as well as provide employees an opportunity to interact with their colleagues in other locations and understand the nuances of different cultures. It is also an excellent opportunity to build relationships with employees from different locations.
During the Hispanic Heritage Month we celebrate the importance and contributions of Hispanics and Latinos to the United States and those American citizens whose ancestors came from Spain, Mexico, the Caribbean, Central America, and South America.
Provides an avenue for people to appreciate the power of multicultural teams
Raises cross-cultural awareness by helping members better understand and celebrate other cultures
Supports the establishment of an open and inclusive environment enabling the creation of richer personal experiences