Ethical Implications of Cultural Abuse

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After addressing the challenges leaders and managers face regarding diversity in M6: Assignment 1, let us focus on how leaders and managers might abuse power in dealing with a diverse workforce. Consider the role cultural stigmas play regarding how leaders and managers communicate with and react to a diverse workforce. Consider the importance of diversity training for leaders, managers, and employees. Further, consider how sociocultural factors related to leaders, managers, and employees help or hinder functionally effective communications. Finally, there is the ethical consideration of determining whether a leader or manager’s use of power to gain compliance is acceptable.

Using the module readings and the online library resources, research the ethical implication of cultural abuse. Based on your research, respond to the following:

  • Explain the ethical implications of cultural abuse of leader/manager power. Your response should not simply state whether cultural abuse of power is ethical or unethical but also include the underlying theoretical premise that justifies your position as well as personal experiential examples.
  • Briefly discuss how diversity might influence (hinder or aid) such abuse.
  • Research your textbook as well as appropriate trade journals and academic peer-reviewed journals to support your arguments.

Write a 3–4-page paper in Word format. Note: The title page, references, and appendices are notincluded in the page count.

Apply APA standards to citation of sources. Click here to download the APA Guide. Use this guide to format your assignment.

Write your responses in a clear, concise, and organized manner; demonstrate ethical scholarship in accurate representation and attribution of sources; display accurate spelling, grammar, and punctuation per APA (6th edition) standards.

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Ethical Implications of Cultural Abuse
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Cultural Abuse in the Workplace
Cultural abuse in an organization is as a result of failure to embrace diversity which is an
important contributor to organizational success. A diverse workforce is vital since it provides
different solutions to underlying organizational problems (Thomas, 2010). Since culture
influences the words and actions of leaders and managers, failing to embrace diversity can have a
negative influence on the employees from a different culture than that of the leader or manager.
Employees who feel discriminated can be less productive as compared to employees who feel
appreciated in their work despite the differences in culture (Thomas, 2010). Due to this reason, it
is therefore crucial for organizations to conduct diversity training on leaders, managers and
The Importance of Diversity training.
Diversity training is one of the key components in ensuring that there is unity in the
workplace. In a united workplace, employees are motivated and have a higher satisfaction rate
for the job. Motivation and high satisfaction of employees translates to a mor...

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