Diversity in the workplace is vital for employees because it manifests itself in building a great reputation for the company, leading to increased profitability and opportunities for workers.
Workplace diversity is important within the organization as well as outside.
Diversity in the workplace means that a company’s workforce includes people of varying gender, age, religion, race, ethnicity, cultural background, sexual orientation, religion, languages, education, abilities, etc.
Why is workplace diversity so important?
In the modern, globally connected society and market, workplace diversity is becoming a necessity rather than a banner companies wave to show their commitment to embracing differences.
Most of the modern companies can sell their products all over the world, reaching many different groups of people. In order to successfully create, present and sell their products in this global market, companies need a diversified workforce.
So, in this class our Learning Objectives are:
Understand what diversity and its related terms mean
Be able to identify your stereotypes
Understand what terms are politically correct and which are not, and why
Be familiar with the four cornerstones of diversity
Develop a technique for dealing with inappropriate behavior
Develop a management style to encourage diversity
Know what to do if you or one of your employees feels discriminated against
So, shall we get started? I wish you a happy learning!