Subject: Value Diversity Celebrating Diversity Diversity is real and exists in any organisation. The need to recognise and embrace diversity necessarily means that it should be taken into full account by understanding the issues surrounding it to optimise its valuable benefits. At the same time, diversity management in the workplace rests on the awareness of factors and risks associated of diversity. Any successful organisation deals with the presenting risk factors of diversity and delicately
Diversity is difference. Workplace or workforce diversity refers to a set of employees with different culture, ethnics, gender, religion and different physical abilities. According to Esty, Griffin, and Hirsch (1995) diversity is the differences in Gender, religion, class, ethnicity, age, physical ability, race, sexual orientation, social status, and family situations among the members of a workplace and are the most critical measures that differentiates employees in a workplace. With globalization
INTRODUCTION Diversity is defined as a multi-dimensional mixture of people who vary by age, gender, race, religion, or life-style. Workplace diversity refers to variety and multiformity in the workplace. This multiformity can be driven in numerous ways; demographic composition of geographical location, an aging population, increasing presence of women in the workplace to mention a few. In this paper we examine how diversity can be manages using operant and social learning practices to reduce the
Managing Diversity Introduction Thirty years ago discrimination was a part of normal business activity. Work place diversity meant hire outside of your family not outside of your race. As a result, the federal government felt impelled to create employment laws. These new laws were implemented to eliminate discrimination and provide the means for advancement. As a consequence of this implementation, these laws have created possible barriers to maximizing the potential of every employee (Chan
What is Cultural Diversity? Cultural Diversity is when different cultures, race, religion, nationally, language, and sexually are represented within the community. People consider communities that include different groups diverse. Diversity makes are country richer some may say, by bringing language skills, new ways of thinking, solution’s to some problems, and negotiating skills, people also say it makes are country stronger and more interesting place to live in. This paper will recognize
interaction among people from diverse cultures, beliefs, and backgrounds. Developing and enhancing on workplace diversity has become an important issue of management today. Workforce diversity has been categorized into differences in race, ethnicity, gender, age, educational background, functional background, work period, sexual orientation, physical ability, and religion. The concept of workforce diversity is relevant to any difference that has a significant impact on group interaction and outcomes.
Generally when someone begins speaking about diversity in the workplace, thoughts of Affirmative Action, racial diversity, or even sexual equality are usually foremost in our thoughts. However, diversity in the workplace really is so much more than this, we must also consider aging workers, handicapped workers, those with alternative lifestyles, and even physical traits to name others (For the sake of simplification, throughout this paper these will usually be included in the term, minorities).
Managing Diversity As we enter the new millenium, diversity in the workforce is rapidly increasing. Businesses and organizations are living up to the great melting pot image the United States has always been popular for. Employees now reflect a diversity of cultural perspectives, ethnic backgrounds, ages, genders, physical abilities, and levels of education. This wave of multiculturalism is here to stay and cannot be ignored. It is in need of attention in order to uphold the well-being and
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 individual variation by maximizing the potential of all employees or in which every employee feels
Today's workplace is more diverse than it has ever been in history. While the workforce has made strides in the direction of equality, it is still far from attaining total equality in the workplace. A company must value diversity. The main objectives of valuing diversity include awareness, education, and positive recognition of the differences among people in the workforce. Organizations are increasingly emphasizing group work or teamwork as a source of competitive advantage in a diverse workforce