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Hawkins 1 Erica Hawkins Mrs. Pamela Randle - Spencer, Instructor MGT 545 February 3, 2011 Issue 5 How Can Leaders Capitalize on Diversity in the Workplace? Diversity in the workplace has changed in its meaning in the recent past; it is no longer a very extreme or futuristic concept. Diversity in the workplace is a constant in today’s business world and companies have embraced the difference of others, whether these differences are race, gender, age, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, or physical appearance. Diversity has affected the way that things are done in businesses. Laws focus on protecting employee rights, such as gender, race, and age laws. Accommodations are made in the workplace to assist people with disabilities. Diversity must be seen as a resourceful part of a company. Diversity is beneficial to a company.   The reading "Workplace Diversity: Leveraging the Power of Difference for Competitive Advantage," develops the idea that workplace diversity can meaningfully contribute to the organization’s success. Diversity is defined to reflect a larger scheme than gender and race to include personality and work style as well as age, and secondary influence such as religion,
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This note was uploaded on 04/24/2011 for the course MANAGEMENT MGT 545 taught by Professor Spencer during the Spring '11 term at Robert Morris DUPLICATE.

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