What is prejudice in a workplace?
Prejudice in a workplace is when somebody judges or looks down upon a colleague based on assumptions rather than fact. Prejudices are held on various bases, such as skin color and sexual orientation.
Prejudice in a workplace can take many different forms. Let’s get started on this question by defining prejudice.
Prejudice, in a nutshell, is an opinion that someone has that is based on a preconceived idea rather than on any solid evidence. A few examples of extreme prejudices would be to think that women were stupid, physically disabled people were always mentally impaired, or all Jewish people were racist.
I would argue that there are two levels at which prejudice can exist in a...
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