GEB3031wk9 - Diversity Cornerstone Course Dr Cameron Ford...

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Click to edit Master subtitle style Cornerstone Course Dr. Cameron Ford Diversity
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What is Diversity? A diverse workforce includes various: Races Genders Ethnic backgrounds Ages Body Types Sexual Orientations Religious beliefs
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Diversity - From the Outside In Diversity Wheel (not on test)
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Why Diversity Is Important Globalization Changing labor pool Intensifying competition
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Misperceptions about Diversity 1. Members of a particular group are all alike 2. We each have one identity 3. People’s identities don’t change 4. Members of majority are most likely to be prejudiced
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Diversity Often Leads to Conflict Misperceptions create demoralizing climate Tokenism Marginalization Doubts about worth Limited trust Obama Celebrates New Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor
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Fostering an Inclusive Environment Assimilation Focuses on discrimination and fairness perceptions (eliminating differences)
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Fostering an Inclusive Environment Differentiation: Focuses on acceptance of differences (matching organizational diversity to diversity of stakeholders)
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Fostering an Inclusive Environment Inclusion: Focuses on using differences as a source of substantive conflict, improved decision making, and creativity
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This note was uploaded on 08/29/2011 for the course GEB 3031 taught by Professor Dr.ford during the Spring '09 term at University of Central Florida.

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GEB3031wk9 - Diversity Cornerstone Course Dr Cameron Ford...

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