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Diversity at work place

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  • In addition to individual differences, there are work-related ways people may be diverse. Work-related differences may include one or more of the following: Management or professional or clerical staffTenure or seniorityDepartmentTeam or individual workPay levelMethod of pay: salary or hourlyResources availableTraining givenTasks assignedLevel of responsibilityLevel of experienceLevel of benefitsHave you ever noticed how some of these differences can give rise to "us vs. them" attitudes that cause people to be critical of others or to exclude them?In what ways can work-related differences encourage synergy and innovation?
  • Workers could once rely on learning skills that would last until they retired; that's not the case any longer. For example, over the last twenty years, computer technology has significantly changed the way most of us work. Also, businesses are becoming increasingly multi-national. The impact of technology and global markets require continually expanding skills, including the ability to communicate and work with people from every part of the world. To help you prepare for the future, you will need to:
  • Workers could once rely on learning skills that would last until they retired; that's not the case any longer. For example, over the last twenty years, computer technology has significantly changed the way most of us work. Also, businesses are becoming increasingly multi-national. The impact of technology and global markets require continually expanding skills, including the ability to communicate and work with people from every part of the world. To help you prepare for the future, you will need to:
  • Now that you understand the advantages of diversity in our rapidly changing workplace, you may notice attitudes and behaviors of some employees that need to improve for your organization to continue to be successful in the 21st century. Let's cover some of the ways you can begin to make changes. How can an organization help employees of different backgrounds feel valued? In addition to treating them as individuals, it is important to try to overcome bias, prejudice, and resistance to change. How can we overcome these barriers?Understand the impact of culture.Ensure that groups include diversity.Avoid stereotyping and discriminating.
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    • 1. DIVERSITY AT WORK PLACE
    • 2.
    • 3. Introductory Thought
      In the 1700's mosaics were a very popular art form.
      Artists would combine squares, triangles, and pieces cut in many shapes and colors, to create beautiful images and to tell visual stories.
    • 4. Introductory Thought
      In the 1700's mosaics were a very popular art form.
      Artists would combine squares, triangles, and pieces cut in many shapes and colors, to create beautiful images and to tell visual stories.
      Workplace diversity is much like mosaic art.
    • 5. Diversity
      It is about learning from others who are not the same, about dignity and respect for all, and about creating environments and practices that encourages learning from others and capture the advantage of the diverse prospective.
      “Diversity includes all characteristics and experiences that define each of us as individual.”
    • 6. Know What Diversity Is
      It is an entire spectrum of the dimension of an individual.
      Including race, ethnicity, age, religion, gender, disability, and sexual orientation, communication style, work style, organization role/level, economic status and geographic origin.
    • 7. Differences
      The differences are more than just race and gender
      Born with
      Physical Disabilities
      Race and Gender
      Experiences
      Discrimination
      Abuse
      Choices
      Hobbies
      Work Ethic
      Religion
    • 8.   Objectives to Implement Diversity at Work Place
       Understand The Advantages Of Diversity
        Overcome Barriers to Change
      Promote Diversity in the Organization  
    • 9. Understand the Advantages
      The aim of valuing diversity is to recognize the ability of each individual to contribute in his or her own unique way.
      Recognizing Diversity in A Visible Way
      Understand How Diversity Affects Business
      Expect Demographic Changes
      Anticipate Business Changes
    • 10. Recognizing Diversity in A Visible Way
    • 11. Understand How Diversity Affects Business
    • 12. Understand How Diversity Affects Business
    • 13.
    • 14. Anticipate Business Changes
       Manage the impact of technology
      Understand the global economy
      Target marketing to groups
    • 15. Anticipate Business Changes
       Manage the impact of technology
      Understand the global economy
      Target marketing to groups
      Understand future work
    • 16.
    • 17. Overcome Barriers to Change
    • 18. Diversity as Business Imperative
    • 19. Example:
    • 20. The Variety of Perspectives
      According to Phillip M. Harter, MD, of Stanford University, if we could shrink the earth's population to a village of precisely 100 people, with all the existing human ratios remaining the same, it would look something like the following.
      70
      non-White
      8 Africans
      30 White
    • 21. Questions?
    • 22. Wisdom is knowing how little we know
      (Socrates)

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