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Discussion Question #1
Topic 1: Develop Diversity
Chapter 13 suggests that diversity links the marketplace and the workplace. The changing diversity in the United States creates an environment where organizational cultural competency is critical. The Diversity Initiatives and Programs, on pages 438-442 with headings of 13-5A through 13-5E, suggest five steps of best practices to develop diversity.
- Which step is most critical for your organization and why?
- How would they take this step?
- In your organization, what are the barriers to cultural competence?
The textbook expresses the five initiative and programs as expanding recruitment efforts, Enhancing structures and policies, establishing mentor relationships, encouraging employee affinity groups and increasing awareness of sexual harassment
Discussion Question #2
You are a manager at an organization that has decided it needs a more diverse workforce.
- What steps or techniques will you use to accomplish this goal?
- What steps will you take to retain diverse employees once you have successfully recruited them?