“Diversity has become one of the most important issues of the 21st century, commanding much attention in the popular press, conferences, magazines, and the executive suite” (Hubbard ,2004). Every person is not the same and everyone have different cultures and background. Employee diversity means group of people that are different in races, genders, ages, and ethnicities working in one place. Also diversity can be the different opinion of individuals.
The objective of this paper is to analyze the value and the benefits of the diversity in the workplace. The learning goals are to:
Recognizing the importance of having diverse work teams.
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According to Daft, Walmart recruit from a full 75 percent of the store managers, when they joined the company as hourly associates before advancing to salaried management positions. This action helps Walmart recruit the right kind of people and match them to appropriate jobs and decrease the turnover.
“Diversity training is designed to educate employees about the importance of diversity, make people aware of their own biases and teach them skills of communications”(Daft ,pg.378 ,2012 ). The only way to balance employee satisfaction and business productivity is by understanding issues of diversity, executives can help change problems to benefits. If we merely declare that something is unacceptable without trying to understand it, many more problems will develop. Many people worry about diversity issues in general. Some feel organizations place too much emphasis on accepting differences. Others feel there is not enough emphasis. There needs to be a venue to talk about these and other diversity issues. Even if we feel an attitude is not acceptable, it is important to try to understand why that...