Implementation of diversity in the workplace
Living in a world void of diversity would be quite dull. Differences we encounter in each other make life very interesting. They are also core elements for developing a common resilient basis to achieve the same goals.As individuals and companies, we must learn more about diversity in general and in the workplace. As a manager, we need to learn how to understand value and manage diversity in the w[...]DOWNLOAD REFERAT
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We all should identify with this concept that out of many, we are one. It is the first step in understanding diversity. There is several ways to grasp this concept. The best may be to try to imagine ourselves and the people we work with as components in a machine. No two parts are alike or have the same function. However, when they are all put together with strong hands and perseverance, it turns into a "well oiled machine." Diversity should be viewed as a thing of beauty bound by people working together to achieve one common goal. The differences we all have are our strengths that help us work together to be successful in the workplace and in our personal lives.
Diversity in the workplace refers to the differences we see in one another and ourselves. Gender, race, culture, ethnicity, religion, age, sexual orientation, mental challenges and physical abilities are some of the differences most of us encounter in the workplace. It can also be defined as the differences relating to relationships in the workplace such as management verses non-management. Diversity initiatives and affirmative plan are two different approaches to dealing with differences in the workplace. Diversity is more focused on building equity within the workforce while affirmative action refers to equality in the workplace (Grossman, 2000). « mai multe referate din Management