Prophets”. A good manager can promote positive learning within the employees through proper communication and appreciating diversity (Lopez-Rocha, S., 2006). Business leaders should promote an environment that will make employees feel comfortable to air their views, thus providing them with a caring environment through enhancing their interaction with others. References Fischer, K. (n.d.). Ethics, integrity, employee relations and public relations. Lawrence, A. T. & Weber, J. (2017). Business and Society: Stakeholders, ethics, public policy (15th ed). New York, NY: Graw-Hill Custom. Lopez-Rocha, S. (2006). Diversity in the Workplace: Issues, Strategies, and Perspectives. The International Journal of Diversity in Organizations, Communities, and Nations: Annual Review, 5(5), 11-18. doi:10.18848/1447-9532/cgp/v05i05/38798 Forum 4 Reply to Phillip BMAL 560 – D02
Kimberly Jones Liberty University Hi Philip, great post this week. You had many great points on the topic of workplace diversity. I will agree that the effects of workplace diversity can be both positive and negative. However, I believe the individual’s interpretation will determine whether the outcome is a positive or negative experience. Employees need to feel a sense of acceptance in the workplace and they want to be treated equal regardless of their individuality. According, to Fischer, n.d. “businesses fall prey to failure when they don’t care for people well” (Fisher, nd). When business fail to treat their employees fairly they tend to have a high turnover rate. You stated that “Managing diversity is a business issue not to be mistaken as a moral, social, or legal one”. I am a little confused, are you saying that managing diversity should not be mistaken as morale? If so, I would have to disagree. Morale plays a big part in how you treat
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