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1. Apply your knowledge of stereotyping and social identity theory to explain what went wrong here.
Stereotyping is the process of assigning traits to people on the basis of their membership in a social category. Stereotypes generally have some inaccuracies, some overestimation or underestimation of real differences, and some degree of accuracy. One problem with stereotyping is that stereotypes under certain conditions, such as the degree to which they interact with people in that group. The greatest concern is that stereotyping lays the foundation for prejudice that is unfounded negative emotions toward people belonging to a particular stereotyped group. Stereotyping could aslo be partly …show more content…
3. What can organizations do to minimize misperceptions in these types of situations?
For this situation, one of the most obvious and widely practiced ways to reduce perceptual biases is by knowing that they exist such as diversity awareness training tries to minimize discrimination by making people aware of systematic discrimination as well as prejudices that occur through stereotyping that attempts to dispel myths about people from various cultural and demographic groups. It can reduce these biases to some extent by making people more mindful of their thought and action.
The other ways to minimize misperceptions is by improving self-awareness that more powerful way to minimize perceptual biases is to help people become