OB responseGlobal and Cultural diversity Presented by: Prakash Dhakal Sushma Joshi
Global and Cultural Diversity• The most innovative, creative solutions to problemsoften are borne from teams of globally diverseemployees with experience in differentfunctions, markets, geographies and cultures.• The cultural diversity refers to the variety of themakeup or the multiculturalism of a group, organizationand region.
Challenges & opportunities for OBResponding to Globalization •Increased foreign assignments •Working with people from different cultures •Coping with anti-capitalism backlash •Overseeing movement of jobs to countries with low-cost laborManaging Workforce Diversity •Embracing diversity •Changing demographics •Implications for managers •Recognizing and responding to differences
Challenges & opportunities for OB• Improving Quality and Productivity – Quality management (QM) – Process reengineering• Responding to the Labor Shortage – Changing work force demographics – Fewer skilled laborers – Early retirements and older workers• Improving Customer Service – Increased expectation of service quality – Customer-responsive cultures
Major Workforce Diversity CategoriesGender National Disability Origin Age Non-Christian Race Domestic Partners
OB response Global and Cultural diversity• Improving People Skills• Integrating a Global Perspective into Diversity (Responding to Globalization)• Empowering People • Focus on getting best talent • Declining employee loyalty• Diversifies the organizational strategy • Provide career mentoring cohorts • Stimulating Innovation and Change• Use diversify in sensor management • Coping with “Temporariness” • Improving Ethical Behavior
OB response Global and Cultural diversity • Focus on getting best talent• Improving People Skills• Integrating a Global Perspective • Declining employee loyalty into Diversity (Responding to Globalization) • Provide career mentoring cohorts• Empowering People• Diversifies the organizational strategy • Stimulating Innovation and Change• Use diversify in sensor management • Coping with “Temporariness” • Improving Ethical Behavior