Cultural Diversity Effects
Considers two aspects of increasing cultural diversity in the United States: the effects cultural differences may have on the future workforce, and the likely impact of cultural differences on a resident mortgage managment firm.
MANAGING ORGANIZATIONAL CULTURE
Considers organizational culture, including a definition and its importance to organizations, strong/weak organizational cultures, how culture can be managed, and posits that actively managing culture is good for organizations.
Value of diversity
This paper addresses these issies: A law office has only white male attorneys, and the only females working there are secretaries. They are not attracting a diverse clientele, and are therefore in financial trouble. Provide specific details regarding how diversity would have prevented the situation.
Keep in mind the following challenges;
1.Understanding more about different cultures
2. Not making the fear of offending someone a barrier to a diverse workplace
3Keeping a tough economy from launching a diversity program
4.Learning to curb your assumptions
5.Building diversity into the leadership programs
6.Expecting some adverse reactions and have steps to minimize them
Comment on these opportunities ould include
1. Excellent workers can be recruited by extending the labor pool
2.In order to do business in other nations and communicate with a diverse work force, then having employees with multicultural communication skills is a must
3 Fostering diversity at the top can help overcome a lack of trust in the company
4. Since customers are growing more diverse, then having an equally diverse workforce would help manage the customer relationship
Compares three books on the topic. Analysis of subject matter, underlying assumptions and contributions to the field. History of organizational theory and development. Human cost of work and organizational behavior. Principal schools of thought. Impact on the corporation of the future of workplace diversity. Trend toward decentralization.
Managing People in Organizations
Assessing the proposition that the ways in which people are managed affects organizational performance. Reviews theoretical concepts. Uses MPIO (Managing People in Organizations) as the theoretical framework for the paper.
Groups and Teams
This paper provides a discussion of how best to develop high performing work teams or groups. The discussion focuses on strategies related to work team demographics and cultural diversity.
This paper examines organizational behavior (OB), and its goal of to improve performance through understanding the motivations of employees. Ways in which OB can improve quality and productivity of an organization.
This paper answers these questions: What does diversity mean? What is a
diverse workforce? Is diversity in the
workforce important? What are the costs and benefits of a diverse work force? What are the facts/data in terms
of progress for minorities and women in the workplace? What lessons in diversity have we learned? Who are the "best" employers
Dviersity in the Workplace
An overview of the professional research related to leadership and developing a diverse organization, covering the systems and processes the leader needs to develop in the workplace as well as the personal competencies leaders must develop in order to successfully manage diversity.