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Diversity Management!

  1. 1. Diversity Management! What, why, How ?
  2. 2. Diversity Defined <ul><li>The expressed difference between individuals at the workplace on basis of their age, gender, race, religeon, atitude etc </li></ul>us OUR STYLE/METHOD ME
  3. 3. Real issues <ul><li>Culture </li></ul><ul><li>Gender /Sexual Orientation </li></ul><ul><li>Religion /World View </li></ul><ul><li>Age </li></ul><ul><li>Nationality Geographic factors/Time zones/Language </li></ul><ul><li>Social class </li></ul><ul><li>Mental Physical ability </li></ul><ul><li>Profession/ Specialization </li></ul>Age Profession Gender Social factors Culture Organization
  4. 4. Conventional approaches to Diversity Management <ul><li>Gender- balance, Harassment etc </li></ul><ul><li>Minority treatment- Equal opportunity employment </li></ul><ul><li>Culture change </li></ul>
  5. 5. New Approach <ul><li>A comprehensive and integrated approach to determination of our differences and systems of integrating our differences into work systems </li></ul>
  6. 6. A simple model <ul><li>Map the differences </li></ul><ul><li>Define and trace the differences </li></ul><ul><li>Identify common ground – Richness in diversity. </li></ul><ul><li>Integrate –stimulate crossing of the gaps </li></ul>
  7. 7. Most Popular Diversity programmes <ul><li>Microsoft Corporation’s Diversity and Inclusion programme . Its pillars; </li></ul><ul><li>Executive commitment </li></ul><ul><li>Office of Global General Manager, Diversity and Inclusion </li></ul><ul><li>Vision and Mission </li></ul><ul><li>Various programmes and initiatives </li></ul>
  8. 8. Microsoft’s Diversity mission Statement <ul><li>This is an exciting time in Microsoft history. We're serving hundreds of millions of customers around the globe. We're building new businesses that have tremendous opportunities for growth. And we're investing for the long term to help people and businesses realize their full potential. We're able to do great things in part because our incredible team is a diverse one. At Microsoft, we define diversity broadly, beyond race, national origin, gender, age, disability, sexual orientation, or gender identity or expression. Ensuring diversity in our business provides Microsoft the opportunity to take advantage of the many strengths we all bring to the table </li></ul>
  9. 9. Microsoft’s Diversity Vision Statement <ul><li>To establish Microsoft as a global leader in diversity and inclusion by driving global executive leadership, engagement, and accountability and by increasing workforce diversity at all levels, building value and commitment for work-life balance, and building capabilities for people and organizations </li></ul>
  10. 10. Microsoft’s Diversity Values <ul><li>• Thinking and acting globally. Microsoft employs a multicultural workforce that generates innovative decision-making for diverse customers and partners. </li></ul><ul><li>• Innovating. Innovation helps lower the costs of technology. </li></ul><ul><li>• Showing leadership. Microsoft shows leadership by supporting the communities in which we work and live. </li></ul>
  11. 11. The programmes <ul><li>Diversity recruitment </li></ul><ul><li>Diversity advisory council </li></ul><ul><li>Work life balance </li></ul><ul><li>Diversity partners and outreach </li></ul><ul><li>Diversity training and education </li></ul><ul><li>Supplier diversity </li></ul>
  12. 12. Results!