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  • Work Force Diversity
  • Definition.............
    “Workforce diversity is a workforce consisting of a broad mix of workers from different racial and ethnic background of different ages and genders, and of different domestic and national cultures.”
  • “Workforce diversity means that the organizations are becoming more heterogeneous mix of people in terms of gender,age,ethnicity and sexual orientation.”
    Cont…….
    • To identify, attract, and retain,the best people of each group.
    • To create a workplace where that talent can perform at its best to maximize shareholders value.
    • To assess and understand the diversity of the marketplace.
    Goals of the workforce Diversity.............
    • Maximize the productivity.
    • Enhance the creativity.
    • Increase the loyalty of employees.
    • Getting competitive advantage.
    • Improving decision making by providing different perspective on problems
    • Satisfy diverse needs of customers
    Significance of Workforce Diversity
  • workforce diversity
    Dimensions of workforce diversity
    Primary Dimension Secondary Dimension
  • Primary Dimension
    Mainly includes inborn differences such as age,race,ethnicity,gender,physical ability and sexual orientation
    Secondary Dimension
    Mainly includes education, religion, believes,marital status,family backgrond and work culture
  • The benefits of workforce diversity management
    Strengthen cultural values within the organization
    Enhance corporate reputation
    Help to attract and retain highly talented people
    Improve motivation and efficiency of existing staff
    Improve motivation and creativity among employees
    Enhance service levels and customer satisfaction
  • Approaches to overcome workforce diversity
    There are two major approaches
    Individual approach to manage diversity
    Learning
    Empathy
    Organizational approach to manage diversity
    Testing
    Training
    Mentoring
  • Thank you….