Answer the following two questions in detail using your critical thinking skills. Minimum of 50 words but looking for about 100-150 or more words for each question. No references required; just answer the questions.
1. Imagine a situation of conflict between you and your boss. Discuss how understanding the elements of self-concept, its complexity, consistency, and clarity may be useful in such a situation.
2. During a diversity management session, a manager suggests that stereotypes are a necessary part of working with others. “I have to make assumptions about what’s in the other person’s head, and stereotypes help me do that,” she explains. “It’s better to rely on stereotypes than to enter a working relationship with someone from another culture without any idea of what they believe in!” Discuss the merits of and problems with the manager’s statement.