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4 Ways to Overcome Age-Related Tension in the Office

4 Ways to Overcome Age-Related Tension in the Office | Writing, Research, Applied Thinking and Applied Theory: Solutions with Interesting Implications, Problem Solving, Teaching and Research driven solutions | Scoop.it
Workers waste a surprising amount of time due to generational conflict. (RT @EntMagazine: Workers lose a surprising amount of time due to age-related conflict.

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This article discusses the idea that if we attribute a "bad" behavior to an age-group stereotype, we assume the behavior won't be changed, and will not try to resolve the conflict.

 

Push through the assumptions and work on resolving the conflict!

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How Do You Define 'Latino'?

How Do You Define 'Latino'? | Writing, Research, Applied Thinking and Applied Theory: Solutions with Interesting Implications, Problem Solving, Teaching and Research driven solutions | Scoop.it
It’s an exciting time to be a Latino. The community's numbers are growing rapidly.
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This could add to an interesting cultural unit in secondary school social studies classes. Students could better understand differences in latin cultures. I wonder if something similar could be done for Americans who are asians, blacks, and maybe even caucasians. 

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Kreng Jai in Thailand| Thailand's Kreng Jai Culture

Kreng Jai in Thailand| Thailand's Kreng Jai Culture | Writing, Research, Applied Thinking and Applied Theory: Solutions with Interesting Implications, Problem Solving, Teaching and Research driven solutions | Scoop.it
Kreng Jai is a major element of Thai culture and Thai manners. Kreng Jai is a major cause of confusion and culture cash for foreigners in Thailand
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Identity and creating - aren't we all freaks or outsiders? | TalentDevelop

Identity and creating - aren't we all freaks or outsiders? | TalentDevelop | Writing, Research, Applied Thinking and Applied Theory: Solutions with Interesting Implications, Problem Solving, Teaching and Research driven solutions | Scoop.it
Rashida Jones has noted, “I am very light-skinned and I don’t look like I have a black parent… I’d show up to a casting and the casting director would be visibly relieved and would tell me: `You don’t really look that black at all’… “I used to take...

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So often, being an outsider results from appearing to belong (superficially), but the inner self--the values, interests, abilities, skills, sexuality, racial/ethnicity--contradicts what people had inferred from your appearance. People are outsiders when they recognize this or suffer from this "contradiction to expectations".

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