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Week 6: Social identity and cultural norms

Introduction

To begin Week 6, first watch the following video in which Lynne Johnson introduces what you will be learning about this week.

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By the end of this week, you will be able to:

  • understand Tajfel and Turner’s social identity theory
  • describe the difference between a stereotype, prejudice and discrimination
  • recognise any stereotypes or prejudices you may hold
  • understand how Hofstede’s dimensions of culture could help improve communication and working in a culturally diverse team.