The Melting Pot that Hasn’t Quite Melted
Identifying problems in the workplace and understanding cultural differences are key to team success in a multicultural workforce. These require an open mind and a willingness to learn about others.
Peter’s Story: The Ineffective Manager
Peter was a personable, goal-oriented, well-trained manager in a company that had a good product and great potential. Yet he was fired.
Peter was fired because he was ineffective. A number of factors contributed to this disaster, but a major one was his inability to motivate a workforce composed of individuals from at least 16 cultural backgrounds to meet their production quotas. He failed and lost his job.
Peter had moved to San Francisco to take ...