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Chapter 17 (Additional Material) DIVERSITY AND GLOBAL CULTURES “There are new faces in the neighborhood” What should we know about diversity in the workplace? What should we know about diversity among global cultures?
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DIVERSITY AND GLOBAL CULTURES Diversity In The Workplace Important Facts to know: People of color increasing percent of workforce  Hispanics fastest-growing minority  group in workforce  Minorities highly represented in lower-wage service-sector jobs  More workers from nontraditional families  Average age of workers rising  Religious diversity of workers increasing  More women working  There is a business case for diversity.  Inclusive organizational cultures value and support diversity.  Organizational subcultures can create diversity challenges.  Minorities and women suffer diversity bias in many situations.  Managing diversity should be top leadership priority. 
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DIVERSITY IN THE WORKPLACE Business Case For Diversity Arguments in the Business Case for Diversity  Cultural diversity builds strength for dealing with global markets. Ethnic diversity builds strength for dealing with diverse customers. Diverse work teams are high in creativity and innovation. Diverse workforces attract new highly talented members. To be successful in working with and gaining value from 
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This note was uploaded on 06/22/2011 for the course ECON 711 taught by Professor Dr.econ during the Spring '11 term at University of Economics and Technology.

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