Good afternoon my colleagues. .(comparison slide) I believe many of you graduated from university in HK, and there are some long-standing stereotypes about each universities, I have illustrated them here, and you can judge whether they are valid. Today, I'm going to tell you how stereotypes affect us, and more importantly, what we should do about them. Stereotypes are not inherently bad, but Studies have repeatedly shown that over 50% of our false perceptions come from stereotyping. In particular, they strongly affects our snap judgments. Let me show this to you with 2 experiments.
Ask any person on the street, the standard view about McDonalds is fast food, Crap food. (dish)Now I want you to focus on this picture. This is a dish of delicate one-bite food, made purely from Mcdonald's food. The host of experiment, took this specialities and ask some of the biggest food experts in the industry to taste it.
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In my opinion, these profiles doesn't give a fair account of the individuals in the group. . (quote) “Once you label me you negate me.” This is a quote from the famous philosopher Soren Kierkegaard. The stereotypes deprive a person of his/her right to define herself. They put a hurdles in our minds and obliviate us from the fact. They form gaps among different groups and affect relationship in an organization. They tampers with our perception and therefore, decision making.