You may use this flow chart to help you get started with your paper. You may follow it carefully, or you may use it as a starting point -- a point of departure. Please use at least two outside resources. Cite them using APA.
Write about what interests you and is relevant to your life. The choice is yours.
1--Identify a culture clash in your organization. What are the groups and who are the members?
--Describe the prevailing "cultures"
-- How is it apparent that there are conflicting cultures at play in this situation?
--Delineate their defining values.
--Point out areas of conflict. Describe an example and its possible consequences.
2--Perception issues. How does one group perceive the other?
--Are people manipulating others in order to profit from the culture clash? Why? How? When does it happen?
3---Costs of Escalation. What are they? How and when does escalation happen? Provide examples of escalated ethnic, cultural, gender, or class / interest group clash.
4--Perception Correction. How would you go about correcting perceptions and misconceptions? How would you de-escalate a situation? When and where are power issues a factor? How do people perceive their situation vis-à-vis power structures, the distribution of resources, economic access, a voice in community affairs, etc.?
5--Insights gained from this analysis. List them. Comment on what it means to you, and your ability to work for positive change in your community, organization, or group.