Policy Issues and Cultural Diversity One key goal of democratic cultural policies must be inspiring active community participation in every form of community life, including in the political arena. This implies a drastic redirection. Major federal agencies are currently directing a major part of their respective budgets to select products, like works of art or scholarship, instead of cultural creation sources. The ensuing need to determine which end is most valuable has brought about an exaggerated and exclusive interest in public sector with doubts regarding taste, as well as a federal policy that is more intent on developing ballet and symphony markets than on engaged, active citizenry.
Culture constitutes one of the important national resources, and is the accrued capital of the nation's continued creativity and ingenuity. It forms the storehouse of human memory and achievement, and the wellspring of innovation and uniqueness. In today's knowledge-intensive global economy, cultural capital is becoming increasingly valuable and constitutes an important social foundation as individuals in the U.S. and across the globe endeavor to understand the identities of others, whilst preserving their own unique legacy (Center for Arts and Culture, 2001).
Cultural policy represents a process as well as a product, a basis for decision- and rule- making informed by values and social relationships. It connects to every major societal issue: economic stratification, international relations, education, technology, community development, and race relations (Atlas, n.d).
Need for Cultural Policy
Every society requires a powerful cultural life. By way of its capacity to inspire and move, culture strengthens individuals as well as develops the overall society. Cultural policies create conditions that enable all to take part in cultural activities irrespective of the goal, which can be education, participation in creative pursuits, or experiencing culture. They allow for participation in cultural elements characterized by high standards and ...
Access to Community Activity utilities
Critical to a cultural life in a democracy is access. Low-cost or free amenities for exhibitions, amateur sports, rehearsals and performances, community broadcasting, and studio work must be accessible by all. Authorities should provide for costly equipment like sound and light systems, darkroom equipment, kilns, printing presses, and video cameras and film within community centers for use by community members. The government must fund essential services like workshops and classes, graphic design, and scenery, props, costumes, and scripts. Underutilized public buildings (e.g., government offices and schools that remain empty after hours) can serve as a community's cultural center.
For enlivening political life, all arenas must be open for debate: public halls and schools should open their doors for community meetings; theaters should present relevant work; publications should accept and publish all citizens' views; and exhibition spaces should feature visual…
One key goal of democratic cultural policies must be inspiring active community participation in every form of community life, including in the political arena. This implies a drastic redirection. Major federal agencies are currently directing a major part of their respective budgets to select products, like works of art or scholarship, instead of cultural creation sources. The ensuing need to determine which end is most valuable has brought about an exaggerated and exclusive interest in public sector with doubts regarding taste, as well as a federal policy that is more intent on developing ballet and symphony markets than on engaged, active citizenry.
Social and Cultural Diversity The U.S.A. is widely viewed as a unifying state in which immigrants are accommodated and assimilated into the largely 'white' dominant socio cultural structure. This principle has allowed the country to facilitate a friendly environment for the nation to sustain a pluralistic perspective. The immigrants retain and maintain their beliefs and ideals even as they adjust their lives to be practically functional in their new American society.
Thus, more skilled individuals are more likely to possess these. Ensure that the Culturally Diverse Human Resources is Rare Any firm's human resource must be rare, especially if it aims to be the source of sustained competitive advantage. Human skills are normally dispersed in the population, but human resources with high skill levels are rare (Jenson, 1980). In the same manner, the responsibility attached to working in a company or firm
Specifically: Employers must be extremely diligent to maintain formal records of any employee issues of performance or professional conduct in the workplace that could potentially become relevant in connection with future complaints about the legitimacy and bases of specific decisions. In this case, Maria's employers might be able to establish that Maria had a poor attendance and tardiness record, but Maria's supervisor never entered any specific references to her unprofessional
Cultural Diversity in the Professions The Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. is global investment banking, securities and investment management firm that provides a wide range of financial services geared towards a substantial and diversified clientele, which comprises of firms, financial organizations, governments as well as high-net-worth people (Forbes, 2015). This paper would focus on the company's cultural diversity that is reflected in its content, design and graphics of the website. Accessibility of the
To resolve this conflict in the situation where demographic and experiential differences are found qualitative researchers, such as those studying different cultures, might employ guides, interpreters and/or other "native" individuals to introduce and help them assimilate into the culture, in order to observe it or in some cases they use time as their tool, immersing for longer periods of time with limited or no interruption to eliminate any bias
cultural diversity issue of non-American employees communicating frequently in their own native language creating an environment of sensitivity and bias amongst the non-Hispanic community. Handling Diversity in an Organization The contents of this paper focus on the cultural diversity involving Films Recovery Systems, an American company located at the heart of Chicago, Illinois. The paper takes an insight into the issue and also proposes solutions that can resolve the problem. The