Ch13_Daft_NEM_AISE

Ch13_Daft_NEM_AISE - 0 CHAPTER13 0 LearningObjectives

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08/01/11 2 Learning Objectives Explain the dimensions of employee diversity and why  ethnorelativism is the appropriate attitude for today’s  organizations. Discuss the changing workplace and how to effectively  manage a culturally diverse workforce. Understand the challenges minority employees face daily. Explain affirmative action and why factors such as the glass  ceiling have kept it from being more successful. 0
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08/01/11 3 Learning Objectives  (contd.) Describe how to change corporate culture, structure, and  policies and how to use diversity training to foster an inclusive  work environment. Explain the importance of addressing sexual harassment in  the workplace. Define the importance of multicultural teams and employee  network groups for today’s globally diverse organizations. 0
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08/01/11 4 Meeting the Challenge of Diversity Diversity  in the population, the workforce, and the  marketplace is a fact of life no manager can afford to  ignore Managing diversity today  – recruiting, training, valuing,  maximizing potential of people     Gender Disability Sexual orientation Race Ethnicity Education Age Religion Economic level Smart managers value diversity & enforce the value in decisions 0
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08/01/11 5 Valuing Diversity Top managers value diversity   To give organization access to broader range of  opinions and viewpoints To spur greater creativity and innovation To reflect an increasingly diverse customer base To obtain the best talent in a competitive  environment To more effectively compete in the global  marketplace 0
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08/01/11 6 Valuing Diversity  (contd.) Job seekers value diversity 91% of job seekers think diversity programs  make a company a better place to work Survey commissioned by The New York  Times 0
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08/01/11 7 Corporate Diversity in the U.S. Many managers are ill-prepared to handle  diversity issues Many Americans grew up in racially unmixed  neighborhoods  Had little exposure to people substantially  different from themselves 0
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08/01/11 8 Workforce Diversity A workforce made up of people with different  human qualities or who belong to various  cultural groups 0
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