Diversity at work place

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Diversity at work place

  1. 1. DIVERSITY AT WORK PLACE<br />
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  3. 3. Introductory Thought<br />In the 1700's mosaics were a very popular art form. <br />Artists would combine squares, triangles, and pieces cut in many shapes and colors, to create beautiful images and to tell visual stories. <br />
  4. 4. Introductory Thought<br />In the 1700's mosaics were a very popular art form. <br />Artists would combine squares, triangles, and pieces cut in many shapes and colors, to create beautiful images and to tell visual stories. <br />Workplace diversity is much like mosaic art.<br />
  5. 5. Diversity<br />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.<br />“Diversity includes all characteristics and experiences that define each of us as individual.”<br />
  6. 6. Know What Diversity Is<br />It is an entire spectrum of the dimension of an individual.<br /> Including race, ethnicity, age, religion, gender, disability, and sexual orientation, communication style, work style, organization role/level, economic status and geographic origin.<br />
  7. 7. Differences<br />The differences are more than just race and gender<br />Born with<br />Physical Disabilities<br />Race and Gender<br />Experiences<br />Discrimination<br />Abuse<br />Choices<br />Hobbies<br />Work Ethic<br />Religion<br />
  8. 8.   Objectives to Implement Diversity at Work Place<br /> Understand The Advantages Of Diversity <br />  Overcome Barriers to Change<br />Promote Diversity in the Organization  <br />
  9. 9. Understand the Advantages<br />The aim of valuing diversity is to recognize the ability of each individual to contribute in his or her own unique way.<br />Recognizing Diversity in A Visible Way<br />Understand How Diversity Affects Business<br />Expect Demographic Changes<br />Anticipate Business Changes<br />
  10. 10. Recognizing Diversity in A Visible Way<br />
  11. 11. Understand How Diversity Affects Business<br />
  12. 12. Understand How Diversity Affects Business<br />
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  14. 14. Anticipate Business Changes<br /> Manage the impact of technology<br />Understand the global economy<br />Target marketing to groups<br />
  15. 15. Anticipate Business Changes<br /> Manage the impact of technology<br />Understand the global economy<br />Target marketing to groups<br /> Understand future work<br />
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  17. 17. Overcome Barriers to Change<br />
  18. 18. Diversity as Business Imperative <br />
  19. 19. Example:<br />
  20. 20. The Variety of Perspectives<br />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. <br />70<br /> non-White<br />8 Africans<br />30 White<br />
  21. 21. Questions?<br />
  22. 22. Wisdom is knowing how little we know <br /> (Socrates)<br />

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