Accomodating cultural diversity
Cultural Diversity Newsletter: Articles, Reports, Tips and More Get Free Articles The more different cultures work together, the more cultural competency training is essential to avoid problems.
With that regard, ACRL understands that if libraries are to continue being indispensable organizations in their campus communities, they must reflect the communities they serve and provide quality services to their increasingly diverse constituencies.
Other cultures value cooperation within or among other teams.
Team-building issues can become more problematic as teams are comprised of people from a mix of these cultural types.
As such, they are intended to apply to all libraries supporting academic programs at institutions of higher education.
Diversity is an essential component of any civil society.
Cultural competence includes knowing and acknowledging how fears, ignorance, and the “-isms” (racism, sexism, ethnocentrism, heterosexism, ageism, able-bodiedism, and classism) have influenced their attitudes, beliefs, and feelings.