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Multicultural people

Multicultural people

Multicultural individuals commonly think, perceive, behave, and respond to global workplace issues in more complex ways than monocultural individuals.

Some multicultural individuals translate these differences into career success.

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  • Monocultural: Identity with one cultural group
  • Slightly multicultural: Identity primarily with one culture, and to a lesser extent with another culture
  • Moderately multicultural: Identity strongly with more than one culture
  • Highly multicultural: Identity with more than two cultures.
Multicultural minds

People can be categorized as multicultural by:

  • Having the ability to function in many cultures with ease.
  • Knowing multiple languages.
  • Having a multicultural mind, and can think in different ways.
Multiculturalism within Individuals

Multiculturalism within individuals can be defined as the degree to which they know, identify with, and internalize multiple cultures.

Mixed exposure

Multicultural people are not just confined to having parents from two different cultures. There can be other reasons like:

  • They have lived internationally.
  • They have immigrant parents or grandparents.
  • They lived in a multicultural city.

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