Assignment - Affirmative Action Implementation

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1 Affirmative Action Implementation Desiree’ Forgason HRM/240 Christina King September 12, 2010
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2 Affirmative Action Policies should be implemented Affirmative action policies must be implemented to improve to help propel the company forward. Affirmative action can be a useful tool to help create diversity in the workplace. Implementing affirmative action policies will encourage growth in the company because we will be able to effectively select and hire people, not based on race but on actual qualifications that make a person suitable for a position in the company. Affirmative action policies will also benefit the overall workplace because people will be able to interact with people from other backgrounds, creating a blended work atmosphere. Affirmative action will encourage our company to hire and train minorities that are qualified for positions within the company, without having to compromise the rights of non-minority workers. Support for the Implementation of Affirmative Action Furthermore, the board needs to realize that we are living in an era, where we cannot afford to have a company that treats people unfairly based on race or any other discriminatory practices. Currently, we do not practice unfair hiring or biased policies in our company, but we can still be a better-rounded business. It is possible that the members of the board are hesitant to employ affirmative action policies because affirmative action is often a controversial topic. Regardless of the controversy surrounding affirmative action, a policy enables many persons of color to have opportunities that did not exist before affirmative action laws were enacted. There are many reasons to make affirmative action policies a part of the company. A
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