Introduction • cultural diversity refers to the differences between people based on shared ideology and valued set of beliefs, norms, customs and meanings southern nigeria • to determine the diversity in childbirth practices between the traditional indigenous culture and the nursing and midwifery culture in a rural. In nigeria, sesame square is in english and teaches children about literacy and numeracy, health and nutrition, the environment, and the diverse cultural groups in nigeria sesame square offers an ideal opportunity to observe how western norms about multiculturalism interact with local. Nigeria, country located on the western coast of africa nigeria has a diverse geography, with climates ranging from arid to humid equatorial however, nigeria's most diverse feature is its people hundreds of languages are spoken in the country, including yoruba, igbo, fula, hausa, edo, ibibio, tiv, and english the country. The book is an introduction to the study of culture, with emphasis on the dynamism factor intrinsic and susceptible to generating growth, development initiatives and change, especially in religion and other aspects of nigerian society the collection of 19 papers is organised into five parts: concepts and theoretical. Accepted for inclusion in byu law review by an authorized administrator of byu law digital commons for more information, please contact [email protected] byuedu recommended citation rose c uzoma, religious pluralism, cultural differences, and social stability in nigeria, 2004 byu l rev. X investing in cultural diversity and intercultural dialogue contents foreword — koïchiro matsuura(director-general of unesco) iii preface — françoise rivière (assistant director-general for culture) v acknowledgements vi general introduction 1 part i cultural diversity: what is at stake 9. Full-text paper (pdf): the influence of cultural diversity in nigerian organisations - a literature review paper. Some cultures are in fact already surviving at the merging unfortunately the time to begin to appreciate and re-appreciate the cultural importance to regional growth is critically now as experiences suggest that the pathways to nigerian and african development are.
The effect of cultural diversity on employee productivity in work organizations in port harcourt, nigeria international journal of development and management review background or cultural diversity creates challenges in the workplace which lead to conflicts and affect team work when not properly managed this study. Fostering effective workforce diversity management in nigerian organizations: the challenge of human resource management international review of management and marketing | vol 7 • issue 2 • 2017 111 choice of the best form of government appropriate for the hugely multi-cultural country, also diverse in flora and. Because of culture huntingon, (1993) argues that it is more difficult to resolve cultural differences than political issues-especially, if religion plays a part in the culture 3 introduction of equal opportunity and diversity in nigeria cultural problems were one of the factors that triggered off the introduction of.
Nigeria is located in western africa with a population of over 180 million people as of 2016 among those people are over 250 ethnic groups and tribes, each with their own culture and traditions, including different languages these tribes contribute to the vast cultural diversity of the country there are three major tribes in. Benefits of both unity and diversity it was therefore recommended that federal solution is still relevant in nigeria but the arrangement should be made more equitable i introduction heare conceptualizes federalism as a system of government where the general and the regional governments of a country are independent. Guide to nigeria and nigerian culture, society, language, etiquette, customs, manners and protocol.
Ethnic & cultural diversity in nigeria [marcellina ulunma okehie-offoha, matthew n o sadiku] on amazoncom free shipping on qualifying offers the amazon book review author interviews, book reviews, editors picks, and more read it now. Cross river state deputy governor, prof ivara esu on tuesday said that nigeria's cultural diversity has played a major role in the unity of the country esu said this in calabar at the commencement of the 2017 calabar cultural carnival at the millennium park in calabar the deputy governor, who said that.
Abstract: this introduction provides an overview of the special issue the papers in this issue contribute to our of horizontal inequalities political inclusion cultural recognition ghana and nigeria present the origins of the socio- economic north–south divide in ghana and nigeria are diverse and relate to such factors as. Cultural diversity is a term commonly used to describe the society with people of different ethnic origins, which is manifested in their languages, the way they dress, art, and other traditional practices that are either similar or very different from each group these traditional practices are highly valued and maintained with. Challenges cultural diversity poses to the nigerian public service which is basically that of diversity page 24 introduction the modern workforce has undergone a drastic turnaround within the last three decades in terms of its composition on a number of attributes such as gender, race, religion, culture etc from a.
Review a review of diversity management in nigeria: organizational and national perspective loliya agbani akobo university of manchester, united kingdom received 15 december, 2015 accepted 3 march, 2016 this study analyses nigeria from a socio-cultural, economic and political construct, and evaluates the. Background information about nigeria's history, economy and religion an introduction to islam and how it impacts society and business in nigeria an improved understanding of the diversity of nigerian society key communication tools and skills to understand and deal with business and social subtleties and nuances of. With about 374 ethnic groups, nigeria is marked by people with diverse cultures [ 4] which consequently create a challenge to the healthcare providers these cultural variations also are thought to influence birth practices diversity in birth practices is also globally acknowledged in literature a review of phenomenological.
Nigeria is still a very culturally rich and traditional country even though most western values have crept into the society, especially among the youths sexual and karl maier's 2001 book this house has fallen: nigeria in crisis is a good overview, if perhaps typical of the prevailing afro-pessimist current. Executive summary issues around the concept of cultural diversity in the broadcasting media need to be studied closely and then evaluated in the light of the ever-increasing globalisation of audiovisual content and its influences for instance, programming related to indian, chinese, lebanese, south african, nigerian. Introduction following the discovery and exploitation of petroleum in the niger delta since the 1950s, the region witnessed the development of numerous oil and we now zero in on a conceptual clarification of the nexus between community perception, cultural diversity and participatory development using nigeria's niger. This article seeks to understand the impact of religious diversity on religious tolerance in developing countries and draws lessons from the case of nigeria re “introduction” in remaking muslim politics: pluralism, contestation, democratization, edited by hefner, robert, 1–36 princeton, nj: princeton university press.
What tends to give credence to this line of argument is that in ethnolinguistic terms, nigeria is one of the world's most diverse countries, with some 510 'living it was felt that the ecological, socio-cultural and economic circumstances of the coastal areas – 'a territory where communications [were] so difficult. Successive government integrative mechanism for national integration key words: ethnicity ethnic diversity national integration nigeria introduction and multi-cultural nigeria is said to have over 250 ethnic groups as documented by ogoanah (2012:147) ethnic groups in nigeria connects 400 languages of the. Iii table of contents page introduction 1 the research project and premises 2 the state and policy formulation 7 ethnic diversity and public policies 10 constitutional formulas 10 cultural policies 19 national minorities and public policies 23 resource distribution 28 conclusion 33 bibliography 35 notes 40.