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Assignment Name: Unit 1 Individual Project
Deliverable Length: 500–750 words

You have just been hired as the human resources (HR) manager by your company's chief executive officer (CEO). During your interview process, the CEO indicated that in the last 2 decades, the workforce demographics of her company have changed dramatically. Although this had been occurring, both the previous HR manager as well as all of the company's front-line supervisors have remained as they had been for years: primarily white males, now in their 50s and early 60s, from a Judeo-Christian background. The CEO indicated that at a frequent rate, workplace strife had been increasing, and it seemed to be related to the changing demographics of the workforce itself. The CEO asked you to compile a training manual that consists of sections targeted at the training of the existing front-line supervisors. Later on, there will be sensitivity training as well as to help all employees understand the changing workforce and what it might mean for them.

To complete the CEO's request for a comprehensive training manual, she has asked you to first create a table of contents for the manual and to complete at least 20% of the manual itself.

Diversity Training Manual: Overview

The content of the final complete manual will be developed throughout the course and will need to cover diversity issues, specifically the following forms of discrimination:

* Religious
* Ethnic
* Gender
* Age

There also must be information regarding the following information:

* Recent trends
* Forecasts about the changing general population
* Legislation covering these type issues

There will need to be subsections that deal with the following information:

* Customs and values of each group
* The need for sensitivity to differing values and customs
* Legislation affecting supervisor regulations

Diversity Training Manual: Part I

Given that the training manual will be dealing with several diversity issues, prepare the table of contents and write the first part of the manual, which should deal with some useful background for the company's supervisors and managers.

The first parts that the CEO wants completed are as follows:

* A preliminary outline of the entire manual (this may change as you work on the project)
* The table of contents
* The following sections regarding the demographics of the U.S. population should be included:
o Current statistics
o Recent trends
o Forecasted trends
* Using the Web sites listed, present information about trends in the U.S. populations regarding the following information:
o Immigrant versus native
o Religion
o Age
o Race

* Immigration to Play Lead Role In Future U.S. Growth – shows U.S. Population Projections: 2005-2050
* Dealing with a Changing Workforce: Supervision in the 21st Century
* The U.S. Religious Landscape Survey Reveals a Fluid and Diverse Pattern of Faith

Please submit your assignment.

For assistance with your assignment, please use your text, Web resources, and all course materials. Please refer to the following multimedia course material(s):

* Unit 1: Current Workforce Make-Up
* Unit 1: Workplace Pressures
* Unit 1: Prejudice, Stereotypes, and Discrimination
* Unit 1: Understanding Prejudice and Discrimination
* Unit 1: Culture Concepts and Terminology
* Unit 1: Presentation: Discrimination: Part 1

Points Possible: 110
Date Due: Sunday, May 02, 2010
# Objective: Discuss how changes in population affect the makeup of the workforce
Submitted Files: Submit Assignment
Score: N/A
Instructor Comments: Papers must be college level writing in APA format using virus free MS Word doc file attachments (do NOT use MS Works or PDF files). This includes meeting standards such as being accurate, precise and relevant. Properly cited references to support your work product and linking it to the course concepts must be included. A listing of the text is not a viable reference without a quote from that source. Paraphrasing a source must also be cited. Missing the deadline will result in lost points. Progressive grading will be applied, which means that if a mistake is repeated in subsequent papers the grade penalty will increase. These standards apply to all IP papers submitted during this course. This instructor's late assignment policy will be applied to assignment grading. Assignment submitted after the close of the course probably will not be graded. It is important to keep current with your assignment submittals. Note the design of the training manual you are constructing. Follow this design exactly as outlined within APA format. Also, you may exceed the 750 words to fully address the elements of the training manual required for each IP.

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