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BSBDIV601 Develop and implement diversity policy Aaron Murillo SPI101569 ASSESSMENT TASK 1 – WRITTEN QUESTIONS 1. Form a task group Prepare for policy development Develop the policy ↔ Make relevant changes Management reviews the policy ↔ Make relevant changes Communicate the policy Implement the policy Evaluate the policy ↔ Make relevant changes Benefits: The better input from the stakeholders, the better the end decision is likely to be. It develops a better sense of what is required and make more effective decisions for the organisation. If you involve people in the development of the policy, they are likely to be more satisfied with the end result. Involvement builds commitment, this commitment will help overall implementation of any change. Communicating with your stake holders about major changes allows your stakeholders to really feel involved in the process. Transparency between the stakeholders and management about the changes being made is good for the organisation. 2. Benefits: Talents, skills and experiences: Individuals from diverse backgrounds can offer a selection of different talents, skills and experiences, that may be of benefit to the organisation and their work performance. Though some crossover of skills can be beneficial when it comes to assisting each other, it’s important to hire people with the appropriate skills to fit each of the roles within the company. A variety of
BSBDIV601 Develop and implement diversity policy Aaron Murillo SPI101569 skills and experiences among the team also means that employees can learn from each other It creates innovation: By working alongside people of different backgrounds, experiences and working styles, creative concepts can be born from bouncing ideas off of each other and offering feedback and suggestions. Whereas one person may be great at generating exciting, out of the box ideas, another individual may have the necessary experience to execute it; so it is essential to play on each individual’s strengths and collaborate with others in the team. Language skills can open doors for a business: Language barriers and cultural differences can often act as a bit of an obstacle for a company who want to expand their business over shores; however by hiring employees who speak different languages it can make it possible for a company to work on a global basis and interact with a broader client- base. Representing a number of nationalities within your company can also help to make it more relatable It grows your talent pool: A company who embraces diversity will attract a wider range of candidates to their vacancies, as it will be viewed as more progressive organisation and will appeal to individuals from all walks of life. Naturally, as the number of applicants for each vacancy rises, the chances of finding an exceptional candidate increases too! It can also help with employee retention , as people want to work in an

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