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Managing the Diverse Workforce Chapter Eleven
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Diversity Today (p. 384) Diversity refers to all kinds of differences aware of characteristics common to a group of employees Other Religious affiliation Sexual orientation Veteran status Lifestyle Skill level Educational level Economic class Workstyle Racial and ethnic minorities in the United States Immigrants Physically and mentally disabled Workforce diversity Gender Age Figure 11.1 managing employees as individuals
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Need to expand 63% Plan to expand in near future 22% No plans to expand 15% The Expansion of Diversity Programs in U.S. Companies – Figure 11.2
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Diversity Today (cont.) Size of the workforce ( p. 385) low birthrates smaller labor force Workers of the future Asian and African Americans, Hispanic, and female workers will increase at a faster rate than white males Hispanics - the largest and fastest-growing minority Minorities and immigrants (p. 389) face disparities in employment and earnings underrepresented in management and professional jobs evidence of illegal discrimination
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Mentally and physically disabled people (p. 392) largest unemployed minority Americans with Disabilities Act (1990) defines disability as a physical or mental impairment that substantially limits one or more major life activities employers required to make reasonable accommodations job application process job restructuring of marginal functions modified or part-time schedule
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This note was uploaded on 02/16/2012 for the course BUSINESS 300 taught by Professor Daniels during the Spring '10 term at Rutgers.

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B&S11Student - Chapter Eleven Managing the Diverse Workforce Diversity Today(p 384 Diversity refers to all kinds of differences aware of

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