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Biological Diversity in Mangrove Forests - ... These fish are mainly sail fin molly, least killifish, and mosquito fish. The level above the smaller fish level of the mangrove food chain is the top level which is the mangrove birds. For example, egrets and ospreys are wading birds that feed on the community of fish that live between the roots of mangrove. However, there are other types of mangrove ecosystem birds, such as tricolored heron, white crowned pigeon, and brown pelican. Background: The ocean support diverse complex ecosystem arranging from the engineering coral reef to the oldest and most resilient forest on the plant, the mangroves (protector of our coast lines)....   [tags: habitat, food chain] 586 words
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Cultural Diversity in Health Care - The 21st century is the era of technology and modernization. Through extremely efficient and rapid communication systems, businesses are being conducted across the globe from one single point of command and coordination. Through strong and reliable networks, it is very easy for a person to be in one corner of the world in the morning and in the other corner in the evening. Processes are becoming more and more effective and efficient and the world is coming closer as if it were a global village. This phenomenon is called globalization....   [tags: Health Care] 1926 words
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Diversity in the United States - Part One The United States population continues to increase in racial and ethnic diversity, therefore, it is pertinent that mental health professionals tailor their services to the needs of various cultural populations (Constantine, Kindaichi, Arorash, Donnelly, & Jung, 2002). The awareness that ethnic minorities experience negative consequences from being oppressed, resulted in the multicultural competence pedagogy and has helped counselors identify effective strategies to generate social change (Hage, 2003; Vera & Speight, 2003)....   [tags: Culture, Immigrants, Discrimination]
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Increasing Diversity in University Campuses - ... In classroom participation, speaking also proved to be a challenge for many students. International students tend to take more time to collect their thoughts, and then translate these thoughts into English before communicating (Redden, 2014). In Redden’s research, students also raised the issue of struggling with sociocultural context. International students did not understand American jargon and common ideas or major historical events in the classroom. The students found it challenging to understand these concepts as they represented new material to them (Redden, 2014)....   [tags: increasing international student population] 1155 words
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Ethical Leadership and Diversity - Schein in his book “Organizational Culture and Leadership” explains how different believes and behaviors start to be logical when we understand their cultures by stating “When we learn to see the world through cultural lenses, all kinds of things begin to make sense that initially were mysterious, frustrating, or seemingly stupid” (2010, p. 13). This kind of foresight should be the starting point in order to manage the tremendously growing diversity in the workforce nowadays. Leaders and administrators of both public and private organizations through their influence are responsible to promote and manage diversity in an ethical manner....   [tags: culture, behaviors]
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The Diversity of Learning Styles - The life of a functioning adult in today’s world consists mostly of communicating with people and groups that have different personalities and learning styles. So, it is vitally important that we learn to communicate in diverse ways so that our message(s) get across in the most effective and through way(s) possible. One of the learning styles that is hardest for me relate with is musical learning. While I enjoy listening to music and occasionally creating music, I simply do not absorb and process information that way....   [tags: Education, teaching, teachers] 570 words
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Cultural Diversity and Health Traditions - Today when people move across continents with the help of technology their culture and heritage moves along with them. Almost each and every continent is populated with people from different nations who have diverse traditions and cultures. Thus knowledge of health traditions and culture plays a vital role in nursing. People from different cultures have a unique view on health and illness. Culture-specific care is a vital skill to the modern nurse, as the United States continues to consist of many immigrants who have become assimilated into one culture....   [tags: Medicine, medical, Culture] 1619 words
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Autoethnography of Culture and Diversity - Introduction Ethiopia is a country located at the horn of Africa and home to a variety of cultural and linguistically diverse population. Ethiopian history dates back 3000 years and is rich with culture and values. The World Bank (2013) statistics reports Ethiopia as the second densely populated country in Africa as well as the poorest. As such, 38.7% of Ethiopians live below poverty line and the countries per capital income is estimated to be $410 (World Bank, 2013). Still, the Ethiopians are recognized as a friendly and gracious people....   [tags: ethiopia, diverse population, culture]
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Impact on Client: Diversity Interview - ... I would offer warmth and genuineness along with empathy for their situation. In order to display warmth and genuineness, I will let Willie know I am interested and concerned with his situation, but I will be myself and not try to be fake. I will be respectful of him and value his opinions and feelings. I will disclose information that about myself that is pertinent to Willie’s situation in an effort to show my true genuineness to him. Empathy is something every social worker should display to their client’s no matter what the situation....   [tags: impact of poverty on the young]
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Importance of Diversity Management - “Rapid internationalization and globalization has enhanced the significance of workforce diversity”. (Shen, 2009) There is now a growing need for diversity management and interlacing cultural differences into the company’s core values. Within the last couple of decades human resource management has tied in diversity management with compliance to the EEOC and affirmative action. Going forward into the future, companies need to start looking at diversity in the workplace as an individual focus to utilize....   [tags: Human Resources, Companies]
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Ethical Leadership and Diversity - ... As Cooper states ““Designing an organizational environment that is both supportive of expected ethical conduct and preserves space for ethical autonomy is what an administrator ought to see as the goal (2012, p 128).” Diversity interrelates with ethics in many aspects. For example, promoting diversity and re-representation of underrepresented minorities in the workforce is another way to promote justice, equality and fairness which are values endorsed as ethics. Encouraging diversity and appreciation of other cultures resembles pursuing respect and anti-discrimination....   [tags: organizational culture] 834 words
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Satisfactions of Campus Diversity - Introduction Creating an inclusive, diverse climate to support ethnic minority students is very important for their academic success in higher education. Especially for first year student, an engaging environment will create a sense of belonging greatly enhance the institutional commitment. Colleges and universities have launched a serious of programs to create a safe climate, for example, the Aggies to Aggies workshop in Texas A&M, the Asian American Awareness month in Georgia Tech, and the Diversity Appreciation week in University of California....   [tags: race, college, ethnicity, discrimination]
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Diversity in Early Education - One hundred years ago, people did not leave their hometown, much less move their families into multicultural neighborhoods filled with diverse children from all over the planet. However, that is changing. With a more globalized world, minorities are finally represented throughout the country, and diversity is becoming more important than ever. In schools, some has been done to address this drastic reduction in prejudice and increase in opportunities. While completely integrating diversity into classrooms is a challenge due to differences in cultural behavior, and misconceived notions of diversity education, there are many studies which are benefiting multiculturalism and strategies created...   [tags: hometown, multicultural neighborhoods]
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Individual Diversity in Chicago - ... I often imagine to myself where is this person going or what story is behind this person. An hour twice a day is a plenty of time to think and really absorb all that you might have experienced during the day. Moreover, in the first few weeks, I did not have as numinous an opportunity to see all the people as individuals that make up the city but only to rush to my brand-new job. However, I believe these are things most people would lose on a just a visit to Chicago. You may be able to get a glimpse here and there of the individuals but not enough really to notice what is going on....   [tags: contrasting ethnic and racial societies] 1124 words
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Diversity in Higher Education - Compiling a Case Study In higher education, diversity has many meanings and even more implications. The Encarta World English Dictionary defines diversity as, “social inclusiveness - ethnic variety, as well as socioeconomic and gender variety, in a group, society, or institution” (Soukhanov, 1999). As important as diversity is tolerance. Encarta World English Dictionary defines tolerance as, “acceptance of different views - the acceptance of the differing views of other people, e.g. in religious or political matters, and fairness toward the people who hold these different views” (Soukhanov, 1999)....   [tags: workforce, social inclusiveness]
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Leadership Challenges in Diversity - Leadership Challenges in Diversity The article, “Challenges of Leading a Diverse Workforce,” by Janice R.W. Joplin and Catherine Daus, discusses research that suggests six challenging factors when promoting diversity in an organization, along with proposed solutions to those challenges. The six challenges include, the Change of Power Dynamics, Diversity of Opinions, Perceived Lack of Empathy, Tokenism, real and perceived, Participation, and Inertia (Joplin, Daus 1997). The challenges and solutions are discussed in relation to a continuum that consists of stages of intolerance, tolerance, and appreciation for diversity in the workplace....   [tags: Joplin, Daus, Challenges and Solutions]
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Diversity in Health Care - According to the Society for Human Resource Management diversity is: “A broad definition of diversity ranges from personality and work style to all of the visible dimensions of diversity such as race, age, ethnicity or gender, to secondary influences such as religion, socioeconomics and education, to work diversities such as management and union, functional level and classification or proximity/distance to headquarters.” Diversity is a huge factor that we are striving for in many occupations around the world, but healthcare is one of the main professions that is becoming more diverse....   [tags: Productivity, Jobs, Patient Relationship]
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The Glass Ceiling - Diversity is not something one may think about in daily life, or even on a regular basis; however, it affects us each and every day, and in more ways than we would like to believe. The term diversity may be used to describe something positive, such as the diversity of a school’s athletics participants has helped reduce gang violence by facilitating cross-cultural friendships. It may also carry a negative connotation, as in a workplace’s lack of diversity has cultivated an environment of racism and sexism that affects company productivity....   [tags: Diversity] 1389 words
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Effective Diversity in Learning - Our schools are full of a variety of children who are diverse in their own ways. What comes to mind when you hear the word diversity within schools. Many people think of race or culture, but diversity in our schools is more than that. Diversity can include race, religion, culture, and even learning styles in a classroom. In the past classrooms where not that diverse consisting of white protestant students. Currently diversity in classrooms is on the rise big time. Today’s classrooms are more effective in diversity, learning styles, and influences than past years....   [tags: Education Schools]
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Diversity in Higher Education - ... 394). In 2010, the school conducted another experiment where it used the class-based system primarily to determine acceptance, with race-based as a “potential secondary factor boost” (Gaertner & Hart, 2013, p. 396). The researchers found similar results as in the 2009 experiment, with students from disadvantaged backgrounds being accepted at a higher rate than if race had been the sole determining factor. It was also determined that acceptance rates for underrepresented minority groups improved under the new system, with a seventeen percent increase in these groups being admitted, when class and race were considered, as opposed to only race-based admission policies being used....   [tags: 14th amendment, equal protection, supreme court]
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Cultural and Diversity Advertisement - There are many different nations in which their citizens have their own language and way of living life but the United States of America is unique because of its diversity of citizens. And for this reason America is called a “melting pot” because it has a variety of citizens who are of different ethnicity and they each have their own culture and languages, and all these people are living in a single united nation. Coca-Cola has created an advertisement that opens with first paragraph of the song “America the Beautiful” being sung in English....   [tags: Citizens, Languages, United States]
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Diversity in Three Voices - ... Artist When it is blatantly obvious that you don’t fit it with society, it is a hurtful feeling that makes a person feel ostracized, disconnected and out casted. I experienced this first hand when I was in the military and received a letter stating that the military was moving me to Okinawa, Japan. My military orders stated that I would be working in a fighter squadron but when I arrived in Okinawa, I was told that I was handpicked to go to the AWACS (Air Warning and Control System) squadron....   [tags: assets of dissimilarity, enabling equality]
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Texas Schools and DIversity - In 2007-2008, Texas schools had a large ethnic distribution of students. Specifically, African American students made up 14.3% of the overall student population; the Hispanic student population was 47.2%; and 34.8% of the student population was White. The smallest groups represented included Native American and Asian/Pacific Islanders with Native American students and teachers representing only 0.3% of students (Texas Education Agency, 2009). According to demographic projections, minority populations are expected to increase significantly over the next 20 years (NCES, 2007)....   [tags: Education, Racial Relations, Social Issues] 1648 words
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Cultural Sensitivity and Diversity - ... Clashes on this point can easily occur, especially if a custom or belief in question goes against the idea of multiculturalism. Internal conflict (intrapersonal, interpersonal, and organizational) is likely to occur at times over this issue. Conflict won't always be easy to manage, but it can be made easier if everyone is mindful of the organizational goals Cultural humility is a lifelong commitment to self-examination of one’s thoughts, perceptions, and relationships to cultural differences in others....   [tags: profession, awareness, competence] 1118 words
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Diversity in Today's Society - ... Mr. Johanson is a mentor for the ESOL kids that have difficulty pronouncing words correctly, while I was there a lot of them tried to speak Spanish with me but were forbidden to do so, which was understandable but for me it was unnecessary because they would do it outside the classroom. The teacher was limiting them, not allowing them to incorporate their culture into their everyday life. It can be arguable that it for their benefit but when you watch the student after they are told not to speak Spanish it’s like telling them that they not allow to be themselves....   [tags: language, Fienberg-Fisher, reflection] 519 words
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Cultural Diversity in America - Cultural diversity is an American ideal yet our cultural experience is similar to many around the world. An analysis of two vastly different scientists’ views on the nature of cultural change and diversity sheds light on why deep-rooted cultural intricacies from generations ago are fading into oblivion. Thomas Sowell and Wade Davis clearly have differing opinions on the evolution of cultures and the significance of diversity. Wade Davis (2007) presents in “Dreams from Endangered Cultures,” that he is not concerned about the fact cultures evolve over time in a “dance with new possibilities of life,” but that power and corruption is destroying the unique expression of the human spirit in vario...   [tags: Culture, Technology]
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Cultural Diversity in Patients - This essay will focus on outlining the fundamental principles of cultural diversity and how effective nursing interventions are used when providing an adequate amount of care for an individual from a culturally diverse background and how this may collide with the nursing therapeutic engagement. This essay will give the reader an insight upon culture whilst giving a significant explanation of cultural differences within a health setting. The patient’s real name will not be used and will be referred to as Mr....   [tags: Nursing Essays]
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Diversity and Curriculum Development - ... Even though many standardized tests might be statistically unbiased, their administration and the interpretation of the results might not consider linguistic or cultural differences that CLD pupils may bring to the task; therefore, test bias continues to be cited as an explanation of apparent poor academic performance among CLD pupils. In generating a curriculum plan, the author comprehended that she needed to follow and implement the following five stages to be successful. Recognition is stage one; as an educator, she will have to recognize her own assumptions, biases, and prejudices that might affect her teaching and ultimately influence her pupils....   [tags: education, multicultural, plan] 2074 words
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Linguistic Diversity and Multilingualism - Language has pioneered many interracial relationships and historical milestones. Language is a necessity for basic communication and cultural diversity. Being multilingual is a skill proven influential to a successful future. Due to rapid globalization, countries all over the world are stressing the importance of learning a second, or even third, language. With the exception of time and lack of resources, adults have very few widely applicable disadvantages to learning multiple languages....   [tags: Multilingual Children']
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Cultural Diversity in America - ... Answer: “Abuja is the capital of Nigeria. It has a central bank headquarters, a mosque, an airport, and other main attractions.” Question: What is your race. Answer: “I always love this question because I get to say that I am truly African-American.” Question: What is your sexual orientation. Answer: “I am heterosexual.” Question: What is your religious affiliation. Answer: “I am not really affiliated with any religion. I can understand the point of view of most religions. I even understand the evolutionary point of view....   [tags: interview assignment] 1006 words
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Diversity in the Newsroom - Ethics in Journalism: Diversity in newsrooms not a trend in the new millennium My interest in the lack of diversity in newsrooms across the United States began while I was enrolled in an ethics course in the journalism department, this semester. I hadn’t realized until this semester that diversity was integral to good, accurate, and fair reporting, and that it is also widely lacking in newsrooms. While the subject of diversity was only discussed over a few class sessions, it became a noticeably important issue for me, especially as I am an aspiring journalist....   [tags: Journalism Ethics]
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The Value of Diversity - Diversity, as it relates to thoughts, ideas, ethnicity, race, and a host of other areas, is the quintessential ingredient needed to establish a free nation. Amendment I of the United States Constitution states, "Congress shall make no law respecting an establishment of religion, or prohibiting the free exercise thereof; or abridging the freedom of speech, or of the press; or the right of the people peaceably to assemble, and to petition the Government for a redress of grievances." Through this simple statement made so many years ago, the founding fathers laid down not only the framework for the basic freedoms that Americans cherish, but also the foundation for establishing a diverse nation...   [tags: immigrants, immigration] 514 words
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Diversity Management - According to Kinicki, diversity represents the multitude of individual’s differences and similarities that exist among people. When developing a cultural diversity training program, one has to manage diversity with a new approach of inclusion and recognition. Managing diversity enables people to perform up to their maximum potential (Kinicki p. 111). As we analyze diversity, we will evaluate some common barriers and challenges in managing diversity. In developing a diversity program, we will analyze methods and procedures that will be apart of the program....   [tags: Development, Program, Priority] 940 words
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Intellectual Diversity - Intellectual Diversity is the notion college students are presented with one side to an argument in relation to politics. Specifically, the majority of colleges are liberal and therefore, outnumbering the amount of conservative ones. Thus, students only receive education based on one form of political ideology. David Horowitz, who wants Intellectual Diversity mandated into schools, explains young adults experience one-sided politics while growing up. College is supposed to expand a person’s Intellectual Diversity, not limit it....   [tags: university education]
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The Hypocrisy Of Diversity - 'Diversity'. It's everywhere you look these days. When you switch on your TV set, you open up a newspaper, or you just look out your window - it's there. It seems everybody has a lot to say about diversity, but what does it mean, what does it really mean. And what does the future hold for a racially 'diverse' America. Well.. let's look at the fine people who are pushing for the 'diversity' line. Who's opening the borders to hordes of illegal aliens in order to 'diversify' the racial makeup of the United States and allowing these criminals to collect welfare and vote....   [tags: essays research papers] 2280 words
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Genetic Diversity - Genetic diversity is used for identifying diverse parents in plant breeding programmes. In the present study efforts were made to establish correlation between genetic diversity and hybrid performance of single-cross hybrids. This was achieved by assessment of genetic diversity by a set of 15 RAPD primers among 10 inbred lines representing popcorn, a special type of maize used as snacks. From this analysis, I-07-35-7-3 and I-07-63-18-3 were found to be diverse parents. Single-cross hybrid developed from these inbred lines was found to be inferior in performance when compared to other hybrids developed from moderately diverse parents for all traits....   [tags: maize, popcorn, hybrid performance, inbred line]
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Diversity Programs - Corporations such as Sodexo invest in their employees by compensating then for their active participation with diversity programs. This shows how there are those that are willing to make a positive change in the workplace. While it is good to see this the fact remains that there are still places that treat minorities unfairly. In 2011, Black Enterprise magazine had a study comparing computer networking and telecommunications degrees among different races. Blacks were likely to earn $54,000, while their white peers can expect to take home $56,000....   [tags: Large Corporations, Discrimination, Sex, Gender]
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Team Diversity - 1. Our team holds quite the bit of diversity as far as our values were discovered on the Discovery Wheel.(Ellis, 2011) Our common abundant categories show for Memory, Thinking, and Diversity. Past this, we seems to cover the wheel rather, well, if we are to pool our strengths as a team. We all report different weaknesses, and with good management, we would be able to combat each others lacking areas. The only section not particularly outstanding in either direction was Reading, and with a fair distribution, this would pose no problem either....   [tags: Team Building Assignment]
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Microbial Diversity - Micro- and macro-organisms are habitually associated with interactions shaping contrasting environments between different host-microbial communities {{59 Hughes-Martiny, J.B. 2006;}}. These interactions are microbial dominated as microbes outnumber host cells by many orders of magnitude {{68 Savage, D.C. 1977;}} and provide metabolic functions lacking from the host {{69 Gill, S.R. 2006;}}. Naturally occurring populations can also include interactions between host-pathogens colonization {{16 Critzer, F.J....   [tags: Micro-Ecology] 1951 words
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Diversity Efforts - To increase diversity, employers are permitted to consider race or gender as a factor in selecting employees. Race differences in the workplace force diversification. I personally think that it is necessary. I would never think to hire or not hire someone, because of skin color or race differences. Hiring or not hiring someone, because they have a different skin color is just as wrong. However, because discrimination has occurred, history has created the need for laws to protect working class citizens....   [tags: Civil Rights]
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Reasons Behind the Rise of Workplace Diversity - ... Besides, the diversity also brings the conversation as an important one into the generation. Thus, Generation Y as expectations, in many ways has a problem regarding the workforce diversity (Jennifer, 2012). Is workforce diversity given a threat or opportunity to organization. In reality, there is a reason behind the rise of diversity which is globalization, migration, women’s work, aging population, political diversity, the corporate structure change, status diversity and caste diversity. Regarding to the Georges and Tony, a managing diversity is (1) not just a social, moral or conscience issues; (2) acknowledging people’s with different valuable; and (3) a creativity with the human qua...   [tags: globalization, creativity, opportunity] 555 words
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Diversity Management Strategies - ... This understanding is simplifies the organisational business operations as well. Combine diversity management with HRM practices As suggest by Doug (1999) the other best way is to manage diversity is keep every employee in the process of achieving organisational objectives. The human resources manager has different skills for influence for change the attitude and behaviour of the employee. Those include recruitment, selection, training and development, performance evaluating and assessment, compensation and reward....   [tags: productivity and team cohesiveness] 923 words
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Taking Advantage of Diversity to Strenthen a Business - ... Workers between the ages of 55- 64, 36.5% more will be in the workplace in 2016 compared with 2006 labour, (US Bureau of labour statistics, 2008). Even more increases are expected for those who are years and older 80% with an average of 80% increase. These types of results are borne from workplace diversity borne because of age. Page 1 of 3 Page 2 of 3 Religious Diversity: Religious diversity in the workplace is looking at diversity through having different religions in one entity. The (Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964) states that employers cannot discriminate or treat employees less favourably because of their religious beliefs....   [tags: different outlook] 891 words
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Embracing Diversity: The Case of South Africa - ... Embracing and practicing multiple strategies around diversity issues in the workplace promotes the image projected by the organization. Most people prefer choosing to work for companies with a caring and welcoming attitude. There are also legal cases around infringements around diversity with current and future employment law. There are instances of some organizations facing massive legal costs and damage to their reputations because of poor employment practice and procedures. People can think of diversity by beginning to think of biological diversity of an ecosystem....   [tags: equal treatment policies] 878 words
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Walgreens Diversity Issues - Walgreens diversity issues: A weakness that was gained subsequent to the information gathered from research and surveys is that as a company it is true that diversity is practiced but may differ at stores; stores tend to lack a wide range of diversity. One may ask how that is possible. Let me explain stated Wasson, “We understand that we serve our customer and patient best when our workforce and suppliers reflect our communities” (Walgreens.com/diversity) which may be beneficial on a financial stance by making customers feel more comfortable which may lead more spending but gives wrong impression to outsiders....   [tags: Business Analysis] 1659 words
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Effective Diversity Management - ... In distinction to the negative perspective of discrimination against employees in EEO the stress of diversity management is on a positive perspective of differences among all people (Maxwell et al. 2001). Diversity management doesn't solely acknowledge however also values and harnesses workforce variations, like individual characteristics, backgrounds, orientations and spiritual beliefs, so that individual skills are being totally used and organizational goals are met. Where as EEO is primarily driven by legislation, diversity management is run by the business case (Kandola and Fullerton 1994)....   [tags: charges of discrimination, individual differences] 1499 words
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The Threats and Opportunities from Diversity in the Workplace - ... It is happen from the contribution of specialist skills and cultural awareness from the staff. The staff that come from different country has different cultural backgroud so that a firm that do business globally can gain success because the staff can understand the customers needs and want in each country. Language skills are important in order for a company or a firm to communicate with different company in different country. Eventhough English can be said as the worlwide communication language but to build the good relationship with other people of the world, we must know their language....   [tags: productivity, discrimination, employees]
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The Importance of Workplace Diversity and the Associated Challenges - ... The benefits associated with workplace diversity include an improved organizational reputation because of the “diversity employer” tag, enhanced recruitment when an organization can match the labour pool with its employee profiles, and broader marketing insights that become available from different employees. The diverse experiences and backgrounds bring about the different perspectives and insights, which contribute to increased innovation and creativity, better ideas, and a wider range of options in a diverse workplace....   [tags: culture, perspective, management, ] 1226 words
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Medtrainer Understanding and Working with Diversity Training - ... Conflict can arise with or without diversity, so it is important to not to associate conflict with diversity. But conflicts from a lack of understanding, acceptance and cooperation can lead to diversity conflict. The National Partnership for Reinventing Government Benchmark Study – Best Practices in Achieving Workforce Diversity, "to maximize the utilization of its human capital, organizations must go beyond merely creating a more diverse workplace”. This starts with leadership taking an active role in understanding the dynamics and values of their staff, and embracing the need for diversity and inclusion....   [tags: embracing individual differences] 1022 words
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The Importance of Diversity Training in a Gropu or Organization - Introduction/HISTORY Diversity is "the state of having people who are different races or who have different cultures in a group or organization" according to the Merriam Webster Dictionary. (Merriam Webster Dictionary) While Neault & Mondair (2011) defines Diversity "as a term that is used widely, but often without a shared understanding” (para.3), which relates to the way people, identify themselves as well as others within the workplace. It includes visible differences such as: ethnicity, gender, age, disability, and national origin....   [tags: different cultures, disability, national origin]
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What´s Genetic Diversity? - ... In order for mutations to affect an organism's descendants, these mutations must: 1) occur in cells that produce the next generation, and 2) also these changes should affect the hereditary material. Finally, the interactions between environmental pressures and inherited mutations generates diversity among species. A single mutation can cause a large effect,. The basis of genetic diversity is the accumulation of many mutations with small effects. These mutational effects can be harmful, beneficial, or neutral, depending on their location or context....   [tags: mutations, migration, organisms] 662 words
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How the Concept of Diversity Rises with Globalization - ... He also gave German Chancellor Angela Merkel a shoulder rub while she spoke to Italian Prime Minister Romano Prodi.” Many Europeans were offended because it was deemed that President Bush’s actions were disrespectful and absurd since it was a formal meeting (Punwani, 2007). While it is completely understandable to reject food or beverages that were offered, some find this gesture to be very rude. For instance, as mentioned in the article “Due Diligence//: DUI in a Gold Cart,” a Saudi businessman was offended because the cup of coffee that was offered to an American businessman was rejected which ultimately became the cause for the deal to fail (Baltzan, 2011)....   [tags: break the culture]
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Diversity Management System - Diversity is a term that we can all relate to in some way or another. The term diversity represents the multitude of individual differences that make people different from and similar to each other, (Kinicki&Kreitner, 2009). Although some people view diversity as an issue of age, race, gender, religion, or sexual preference, it is actually much more than that. It actually pertains to the differences that make each individual special or unique and this is why it becomes important to learn how to interact and grow with one another....   [tags: Business Management ]
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Antibody Diversity Mechanism - A transposition- like mechanism can be used for other types of DNA rearrangement reactions. Such mechanism is responsible for assembly of gene fragments during development of the vertebrate immune system. Vertebrates have two specialized cells namely T- cells and B-cells that dedicated to recognize the invading organism. B cells produce antibodies that circulate in the bloodstream. T-cell produce cell surface- bound receptor protein called T-cell receptor. These classes of protein able to recognized great diverse invader molecule then starts a cascade event to destruct the invader....   [tags: antibody diversification, DNA, molecule]
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Starbucks Diversity Audit - History and mission statement Starbucks opens its first store in 1971 in Seattle. WA. From the very beginning it offered the coffee on highest standards to please customers. In year 1982 today’s CEO Howard Schultz joined Starbucks as a director of retail operations and marketing. Since that time the company started to grow rapidly. In just few years of operations more stores have been opened expanding a business around the country and around the world. Now, Starbucks has nearly 20,000 stores in 60 countries and it still growing opening more and more stores and moving into new countries....   [tags: stores, coffee, history, customers]
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Diversity Profile Analysis for AutoZone and Walgreens - Diversity in the retail marketplace is something that is significant to the company’s success. Retailers are comprised of people selling things to people. Thus, the people that do the selling must be a good representation of the people that are doing the buying. Companies that are well diversified in their hiring practices, as well as organizational goals, are well recognized by the public. Likewise, companies that are unjust in the functioning of their company will be viewed in a negative light, which could lead to decreased sales and company accountability....   [tags: Business Management ] 869 words
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The Diversity of Life by Edward O. Wilson - In The Diversity of Life, Edward O. Wilson reflects on how the living world became diverse and how humans are destroying that diversity. In the book’s preface, Wilson defines biodiversity as “the totality of inherited variation in all organisms in a selected area” (Wilson ix). He adds that modern technology will allow for us to find many new species that were previously unknown to be in existence. The first section of the book is titled “Violent Nature, Resilient Life.” In the beginning of this section, Wilson recalls one of his trips to the Amazon rainforest, during which an electric thunderstorm in the middle of the night created an incredible display of biodiversity....   [tags: species, adaptation, habitat disruption]
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Gender Diversity in Corporate a Governance Report - ... From an organization’s point of view, it makes it easy for the companies to lure foreign investors and source capital on their own terms. Thus, management aided with strong corporate governance stays in the markets, with the investors and the shareholders for long. (Thomson, 2009) Key issues in Corporate Governance Companies/ Operators: Role of the management, getting adequate and relevant information, being open to change: culture and practices, providing minority shareholder protection, getting competent people on board with required skills and competencies....   [tags: Management, Leadership, Females]
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Learning Community: Diversity - Introduction Diversity has become an important topic of conversation among members of the education profession, as well as an issue that presents great concern within other areas, professions, and fields of study. While diversity is a multi-tiered entity with multiple elements including but not limited to socio-economic, gender, sexual orientation, religious, physical differences, and cultural intricacies, perhaps the most inclusive of the composition of diversity is that of race and ethnical diversity in regards to a variety of aspects, but none so dramatic as that of the educational process and educational system in general (Jorgan & Ross-Vega, 2010)....   [tags: racial, ethnicity, monorities]
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The Lack of Diversity in Higher Education Institutions - This essay will be arguing that colleges and universities should promote more efforts to diversify and create equal representation of all students. Attending higher education institution for minorities has been an uneasy struggle and one that few minorities accomplish. The dilemma of African American enrollment for example, in a college lecture hall at Texas A&M containing 250 seats, only a maximum 4 out of 250 seats will contain African American students. Unfortunately, many institutions are similar to Texas A&M University, they have an underrepresentation of minorities their on campus in relationship to white students....   [tags: Importance of Education Essays]
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The Importance of Cultural Diversity Within Organizations - When discussion is raised in relation to diversity, society talks about the group who possess individual qualities that are diverse from other individual’s traits. Diversity is the uniqueness, which every employee brings to the workplace in an organization or establishment. Examples of differences include nationality, belief, disabilities, physical appearance, race, gender, age, educational background, sexual orientation, and work experience, social and family status. At the workplace, valuing diversity means creating a work environment that respects and includes various individuals, by maximizing the potential of all employees or in which every employee feels integrated within the organizat...   [tags: Multicultural Structure]
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PepsiCo - Leading Diversity as Innovative Practice - ... At PepsiCo, the tangibles serve as one of the cores of their innovative diversity measure. Ms. Nooyi leadership of people, mainly Indian women in the business world and career-driven women who have children, has set a successful example of visibility for women in business. In 2008, she received the National Bridge Award for her commitment to advocating multiracial diversity in corporate governance. PEPSICO- LEADING DIVERSITY ASINNOVATIVE PRACTICE 3 Ms. Nooyi has also received other acknowledgements such as the Wall Street Journal’s list of 50 Women to Watch, Time’s 100 Most Influential People in the World, Forbes 50 Most Powerful Women in the world and named Fortune magazine’s Mos...   [tags: business analysis]
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Improving Education through Cultural Diversity - In today’s society, cultural diversity is important as it was many centuries ago. According to dictionary, cultural diversity is the coexistence of different culture, ethnic, race, gender in one specific unit. In order, for America to be successful, our world must be a multicultural world. This existence starts within our learning facilities where our students and children are educated. This thesis is “changing the way America, sees education through cultural diversity, has been co existing in many countries across the world....   [tags: education, culture]
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The Diversity and Abundance of Understorey Avifauna in Bormeo - One of the four major islands of the great Indo-Malayan Archipelago is a Borneo that located along the Sumatra, Java, and Sulawesi. According to the Das (2006), Borneo is situated between coordinates 040 S to 070 N and 109 to 1190 E. Approximately 743,380 km2 the third largest tropical island land area in the world was covered by Borneo (Darison and Fook, 2001). The most largest and familiar groups of vertebrate are birds with some 9672 species known worldwide (MacKinnon, 1991). MacKinnon and Phillipps (1993), states that Borneo has 66% of the residents land birds of the region or 358 species....   [tags: habitat, air quality, forest blocks]
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Female Gender Diversity - Table of Contents Page Introduction 3 Research Articles, Overview & Opinion 3-7 Bibliography 7 Introduction to Female Gender Diversity In some of the most male-dominated professions on the globe, the numbers of females entering these professions or even taking up academic studies in these fields remain very low. The author intends to look at they why this is and offer insights and opinion on ways to improve this by critiquing 2 articles in this field....   [tags: Gender Roles, Women, Academic World]
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Diversity Management in South African Organizations - ... Over the years since 1996 companies have used diversity management and this has seen an increase in the number of black managers in corporations (Barak, 2014). Diversity training has been used in South African organisations to embrace diversity. The objective of diversity training is to educate people about their differences so as to avoid discrimination and to help employees build relationships amongst themselves. Diversity training has been commonly seen as a threat by some people in organisations as they feel it is a threat to their power (Kenely, 2013)....   [tags: fighting against discrimination] 706 words
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Nursing Workgroup Diversity and Performance Analysis - The study aims to examine relationships among nursing workgroup diversity, workgroup processes and workgroup performance. According to the article, research is needed for a better understanding of the implications of diversity (age, race, unit tenure, RN experience and education) on nursing work group performance (patient falls, satisfaction and medication errors). The authors explain that diversity of the nursing workforce has increased over the past 10 years, supporting statistical evidence is reported and relevant literature is included to warrant study....   [tags: Nursing Essays]
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Cultural Diversity Competency - ... 254). After a person is able to reduce the uncertainty in communication, they are capable of focusing more on the content of the signals and messages being exchanged. Emotion Regulation Emotion regulation is a very effective tool in culturally diverse workplaces. Matsumoto & Juang state “Effective intercultural communication is perforate with challenges, and recent research demonstrates a key role for a psychological process known as emotion regulation” (2013). One could see how emotions could play such a large factor when trying to communicate, and it not working effectively....   [tags: effective communication, mindfulness]
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Diversity and its Impact on Communities and Businesses - ... When she turned four, she asked her mother if she could start a lemonade stand to raise money for the doctors so they could help other children diagnosed with cancer. Her first lemonade stand raised $2,000 and four years later just before her death she raised over 1 million dollars. The ALSF (Alex’s Lemonade Stand Foundation) is an American pediatric cancer charity founded by Alexandra. Alex created a big impact on people, since she was diagnosed cancer it made her different from other people, it is not a bad thing because if she was not diagnosed with cancer the ALSF would have not existed....   [tags: influence, race, opportunity] 981 words
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Diversity within Commonality - ... As I walked through the museum, it seemed like I was in a dialogue with every single exhibit in the museum, they all had a story of their own to tell me and were waiting for me to approach them. However, there was one exhibit, which was of special interest to me. Mounted on a wall; it was fossil mammal from western North America. I looked at the information bulletin next to the exhibit, it read as follows: “Similar Anatomy, Different Ancestry. The wall in front of you exhibits fossil mammal from western North America....   [tags: economics, social sciences] 517 words
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Human Resource Management Workplace Diversity - Introduction This literature review will examine areas of HRM’s part in dealing with a diverse labour force in associations to attain continuous economical benefit and government legislation that encourage, motivate and mandate diversity management in South Africa. This will be done by analysing articles and works in relation to the company Sasol and its subsidiaries in the country. Diversity was indicated to be the outline of variances that make persons who they are and their joint abilities to give towards organisational goals (Arthur & McCombs, 2008)....   [tags: organizational efficiency, underrepresented groups]
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Diversity of the Financial Sector in the Kingdom of Bahrain - ... It also includes Volume VI (currently being prepared) on the conditions and requirements relating to the control of the capital markets in Bahrain. Object: Now we will provide some information about the sections of the financial sector in Bahrain: First, the banking sector: Unique to the banking sector by 85% of the total financial assets in Bahrain, and includes 19 banks for the services of individuals, and 69 banks for services companies, and two specialists banks, in addition to the 36 representative office of foreign banks....   [tags: banking, insurance, investment funds] 594 words
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Diversity: Indigenous Communities - Many indigenous communities in today’s society are not being included in the day to day aspects of life including health services and education, due to their cultures beliefs and values. In an early childhood centre it is important to create an environment that is inclusive of all children and their families. The Victorian government is in the process of developing and implementing an Aboriginal Inclusion Framework, which aims to improve the practice of universal services for Aboriginal children, young people, and families with particular focus on promoting participation (Barrot Borran)....   [tags: learning, development, victorian years]
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Understanding Cultural Diversity - Valuing and understanding cultural diversity is an important step in being able to understand the customs and histories of a society. Culture itself is a key feature in a society’s identity as it enables people within the society to identify how they view themselves and other groups in which they identify with. Every culture, community, or ethnic group tends to have its own beliefs, values, and notions of how to lead one’s life. Every society relies on cultural expression in order to continue to keep its communities strong and its traditions alive....   [tags: societies, language, cherokee]
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Cultural and Linguistic Diversity: Issues in Education - Teaching is a very rewarding career if you learn and understand how to work with the diversity of the classrooms we teach in. As teachers, we need to be more vigilant of where are students come from. Before we can teach we need to know who we are teaching and what background, knowledge, and customs they bring with them to the classroom. We must also be aware of the factors that are relevant to the academic achievement of the students we currently teach. There are many of these factors, but I want to focus on two; teacher quality and low teacher expectations....   [tags: teaching, learning, students]
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Theory of Culture Care: Diversity and Universality - A nurse walks into a patient’s room, quickly noticing that the room has been completely rearranged from the typical layout. The oxygen outlet is on the opposite side of the room, the call light barely reaches the patient; the nurse begins to feel very uncomfortable due to the differences in the unusual room set-up. Unaware of why these changes occurred, the nurse begins to move things back into their respective places, without asking the patient for the reasoning behind the changes. As the shift changes over, the oncoming nurse goes into the patient’s room and notices that the patient seems very uncomfortable, and there is quite a change in the patient’s affect....   [tags: nursing, healthcare, Madeleine Leininger]
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Genetic Diversity on Restoration of Endangered Species - Genetic Diversity on Restoration Compilation of all direct and indirect effects on the planet by human activities has become very critical to the restoration of endangered species to their native environment. Efforts around the world are in the works to help preserve many species from disappearing from the face of the earth. In areas where fitness species or population is low, conservation management strategy have been advocated to help avoid extinction. Such case can be seen with the Florida Panthers in which unrelated species from another population was introduced to the population to reestablish the population....   [tags: environmental issues and concerns]
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Arthropods are the Major Component in Animal Diversity - ... Although advances are beign made the exact relationships of arthropods and sister groups are still debated. Between 1960 and 1970 the polyphyly of arthropods was suggested, but due logical data was abandoned and monophlyly (shared presence of inumbers traits as sclerotized exoskeleton) is almost unversally accepted since is based in development, molecular and morphological evidence (Giribet & Edgecombe, 2012). Although many hypotheses regarding phylogenetic issues in Arthropods history, fhurther studies is requeried, even with the major consesus of scientific community in some hypotheses, certain is still unsured....   [tags: monophyletical, phylogenectic, evolutionary] 948 words
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Racial Diversity at Rocky Mount Academy - Over the semester I have done a great deal of listening, reading, reflecting, and a good bit of talking as well. I realized early on in this course that in order to look toward the future, I had to dig through the past. I began by examining myself and the looking into the history of the independent school movement. I examined my own feelings about race and privilege, the founding of Rocky Mount Academy (RMA), and spoke with Tony Shanks, RMA’s first Black student. I came to the conclusion that in order to shape the future of RMA, I must accept who I am, examine the history of the school, and proactively transform who we were into who we can become....   [tags: Racial Issues]
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Understanding Diversity to Optimize Patient Care - ... Political corretness is also another term used in a bad mannor to minimize any offence like racial, cultural, or other identity groups. We should use terms that the clients prefer. Since it is the client's point of view that actually counts in the issue of naming. We can help clients by exploring names and social identifiers in a more positive fasion. The reason for this is because different people feel differently about terms used to classify them and have different culures. Therefore we should increase our ability to respond appropriately to clients who differ from us....   [tags: stereotypes, multicultural, counseling] 647 words
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