Cultural Awareness Is Vital For Your Company 's Success

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Cultural awareness is the ability to recognize the different values, customs, and beliefs of others derived from one’s origins. Cultural awareness is crucial to communication. These days, most companies are very diverse. Therefore, it is especially important to be culturally aware when you are in the workplace. It is the key to your company’s success. There are an abundance of benefits besides communication skills that follow with being culturally aware. It gives you a better sense of appreciation and sensitivity for other cultures. It allows you to be more self-aware because now you are able to understand what is going on around you. You become more flexible when it comes to encountering others. You will be patient with people who have…show more content…
Through these experiences I started to value family and love. Not only were Sunday’s family dinner, they were also church days. I went to church with my family when as often as I could so that I could become closer to God. I associated myself with Christianity, as I still do because it was a belief for me. I studied the bible every Sunday and the ten commandments were posted in the living room of my grandmother’s house. We were expected to abide by these commandments as a sign of our devotion to God. Through these experiences, I was able to shape my own perspectives, beliefs, and values. I became aware of other cultures in my hometown. This changed my perspective on life and who I am. My family was something of value to me and they passed down their traditions of attending church and Sunday family dinners to me. They helped shape my belief in God and Christianity as a whole. They also loved me with everything they had, which gave me the value of love as well. Without these experiences, I would not be the person I am today. For this assignment, I decided to broaden my knowledge of other cultures by visiting a going to see a movie. On Sunday, February 26th 2017 at 11:00 a.m., after my mother and I travelled for about thirty minutes to the AMC Concord Mills 24, we attended the movie “Hidden Figures”. This particular theater is located at 8421 Concord Mills Boulevard in Concord, North Carolina
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