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    Diversity and Discrimination MGT 315 Scott
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Class Agenda Diversity Perception Discrimination Sexual harassment
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Organizing Model
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Workplace Diversity Some diversity statistics 59% of women participate in work force 15% of work force comprised of foreign-born  workers Percentage of minority workers continues to  rise Important to know how to manage diversity  effectively
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Workplace Diversity Upsides to diversity Can have a positive effect on performance  under the right conditions Supportive culture When diversity is viewed as an opportunity rather  than an obligation When diversity exists throughout all levels of the  organization (i.e., top management) It’s “the right thing to do” Equal employment opportunity
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Workplace Diversity Downsides to diversity Working with dissimilar others can reduce job  satisfaction and lead to turnover Why? – Similar-to-me bias Differences in  perception  may lead to  differential treatment – discrimination
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What is Perception? Process of receiving information and  making sense of the world around us Are we efficient perceivers?  Selective Attention Filtering “relevant” information (relevant to us) Are we accurate perceivers? Well,…
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Natural Tendencies Proximity & Similarity
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Natural Tendencies Closure Continuity
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Perception   Judgment Though we’re efficient perceivers, are we 
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