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Moving TowardDiversity Effectiveness
Diversity Defined
Diversity DefinedDiversity is a collective mixture ofitems characterized by differencesand similarities.
Diversity DefinedTo be successful in today’s workenvironment, you need to become aneffective diversity respondent.
Effective Diversity RespondentSomeone who demonstrates a blendof diversity maturity and corediversity skills.
Becoming an EffectiveDiversity Respondent
Effective Diversity Respondent1. Acknowledge your role.
Effective Diversity Respondent1. Acknowledge your role.2. Examine your attitudes.
Effective Diversity Respondent1. Acknowledge your role.2. Examine your attitudes.3. Monitor your behavior.
Effective Diversity Respondent1. Acknowledge your role.2. Examine your attitudes.3. Monitor your behavior.4. Review your p...
Effective Diversity Respondent5. Get ready to learn.
Effective Diversity Respondent5. Get ready to learn.6. Design a plan.
Effective Diversity Respondent5. Get ready to learn.6. Design a plan.7. Practice wherever you can.
Assessing YourDiversity Situation
Assessing Your Situation1. Get clear on the problem.
Assessing Your Situation1. Get clear on the problem.2. Analyze the diversity mixture.
Assessing Your Situation1. Get clear on the problem.2. Analyze the diversity mixture.3. Check for diversity tension.
Diversity TensionDiversity tension refers to the conflict,stress and strain associated withinteractions of the elements of...
Diversity TensionNot all tension is bad. Goodtensions can produce new ideas,products and processes.
Assessing Your Situation1. Get clear on the problem.2. Analyze the diversity mixture.3. Check for diversity tension.4. Rev...
The Diversity Paradigm
The Diversity ParadigmThe diversity paradigm definesaction options and a system forselecting which ones you should usein c...
Action Options1. Practice inclusion/exclusion.
Action Options1. Practice inclusion/exclusion.2. Practice denial.
Action Options1. Practice inclusion/exclusion.2. Practice denial.3. Practice assimilation.
Action Options1. Practice inclusion/exclusion.2. Practice denial.3. Practice assimilation.4. Practice suppression.
Action Options1. Practice inclusion/exclusion.2. Practice denial.3. Practice assimilation.4. Practice suppression.5. Pract...
Action Options6. Practice toleration.
Action Options6. Practice toleration.7. Practice building relationships.
Action Options6. Practice toleration.7. Practice building relationships.8. Practice fostering mutual adaptations.
Courses of Action
Courses of Action1. Understand action options.
Understand OptionsOnly fostering mutual adaptationunequivocally endorses diversity.
Understand OptionsAll action options are legitimate andcan be used positively or negatively.
Courses of Action2. Select a course of action.
Select a Course of Action• Determine your point of reference
Select a Course of Action• Determine your point of reference• Know your personal inclination  and mind set
Select a Course of Action• Recognize diversity in your  organizational environment
Select a Course of Action• Recognize diversity in your  organizational environment• Assess your diversity tension
Courses of ActionSeveral factors interact to influenceyour selection.
Courses of ActionSome factors are internal – your points ofreference, inclination and mind sets.
Courses of ActionSome factors are external – theorganizational environment and thenature and intensity of diversity tension.
Courses of ActionRegardless of your mind set, you’regoing to face diversity and you will beaffected by it.
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  1. 1. Moving TowardDiversity Effectiveness
  2. 2. Diversity Defined
  3. 3. Diversity DefinedDiversity is a collective mixture ofitems characterized by differencesand similarities.
  4. 4. Diversity DefinedTo be successful in today’s workenvironment, you need to become aneffective diversity respondent.
  5. 5. Effective Diversity RespondentSomeone who demonstrates a blendof diversity maturity and corediversity skills.
  6. 6. Becoming an EffectiveDiversity Respondent
  7. 7. Effective Diversity Respondent1. Acknowledge your role.
  8. 8. Effective Diversity Respondent1. Acknowledge your role.2. Examine your attitudes.
  9. 9. Effective Diversity Respondent1. Acknowledge your role.2. Examine your attitudes.3. Monitor your behavior.
  10. 10. Effective Diversity Respondent1. Acknowledge your role.2. Examine your attitudes.3. Monitor your behavior.4. Review your priorities.
  11. 11. Effective Diversity Respondent5. Get ready to learn.
  12. 12. Effective Diversity Respondent5. Get ready to learn.6. Design a plan.
  13. 13. Effective Diversity Respondent5. Get ready to learn.6. Design a plan.7. Practice wherever you can.
  14. 14. Assessing YourDiversity Situation
  15. 15. Assessing Your Situation1. Get clear on the problem.
  16. 16. Assessing Your Situation1. Get clear on the problem.2. Analyze the diversity mixture.
  17. 17. Assessing Your Situation1. Get clear on the problem.2. Analyze the diversity mixture.3. Check for diversity tension.
  18. 18. Diversity TensionDiversity tension refers to the conflict,stress and strain associated withinteractions of the elements of adiversity mixture.
  19. 19. Diversity TensionNot all tension is bad. Goodtensions can produce new ideas,products and processes.
  20. 20. Assessing Your Situation1. Get clear on the problem.2. Analyze the diversity mixture.3. Check for diversity tension.4. Review action options.
  21. 21. The Diversity Paradigm
  22. 22. The Diversity ParadigmThe diversity paradigm definesaction options and a system forselecting which ones you should usein certain circumstances.
  23. 23. Action Options1. Practice inclusion/exclusion.
  24. 24. Action Options1. Practice inclusion/exclusion.2. Practice denial.
  25. 25. Action Options1. Practice inclusion/exclusion.2. Practice denial.3. Practice assimilation.
  26. 26. Action Options1. Practice inclusion/exclusion.2. Practice denial.3. Practice assimilation.4. Practice suppression.
  27. 27. Action Options1. Practice inclusion/exclusion.2. Practice denial.3. Practice assimilation.4. Practice suppression.5. Practice isolation.
  28. 28. Action Options6. Practice toleration.
  29. 29. Action Options6. Practice toleration.7. Practice building relationships.
  30. 30. Action Options6. Practice toleration.7. Practice building relationships.8. Practice fostering mutual adaptations.
  31. 31. Courses of Action
  32. 32. Courses of Action1. Understand action options.
  33. 33. Understand OptionsOnly fostering mutual adaptationunequivocally endorses diversity.
  34. 34. Understand OptionsAll action options are legitimate andcan be used positively or negatively.
  35. 35. Courses of Action2. Select a course of action.
  36. 36. Select a Course of Action• Determine your point of reference
  37. 37. Select a Course of Action• Determine your point of reference• Know your personal inclination and mind set
  38. 38. Select a Course of Action• Recognize diversity in your organizational environment
  39. 39. Select a Course of Action• Recognize diversity in your organizational environment• Assess your diversity tension
  40. 40. Courses of ActionSeveral factors interact to influenceyour selection.
  41. 41. Courses of ActionSome factors are internal – your points ofreference, inclination and mind sets.
  42. 42. Courses of ActionSome factors are external – theorganizational environment and thenature and intensity of diversity tension.
  43. 43. Courses of ActionRegardless of your mind set, you’regoing to face diversity and you will beaffected by it.
  44. 44. Moving TowardDiversity Effectiveness
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