Organizational Diversity & Discrimination

Organizational Diversity & Discrimination
Diversity is an important factor that contributes to the survival of any organization. Diversity includes recognizing, respecting, understanding, and accepting each others individual differences. Traditional diversity was stereo typed with two main categories of race and gender. Today's diversity is comprises with several dimensions: race, sexual orientation, ethnicity, socioeconomic status, age, physical abilities, gender, political belief, religious beliefs, or other ideologies. As such diversity is defined as “the exploration of these differences in a safe, positive, and nurturing environment. It is about understanding each other and moving beyond simple tolerance to embracing and celebrating the rich dimensions of diversity contained within each individual”1 . As more and more companies expand, diversity in now seen as a business imperative, companies are now realizing the importance of having a rich mix of employees with various experiences and perspectives. Diversity affects the culture and socialization within an organization, as with the evolution of demographical changes in our country. Organizations will have to mirror this change, and become educated and trained on how to accept and adapt in this new environment. We will discuss in this paper examples of literature reviews that compare and contrast the traditional vs. new diversity with facts and statistical information. Also we will inform you on ways to have a diverse work place for example, training session and workshops. Which will lead us to the conclusion where we discuss benefits to having a diverse work place for example, it is a major competitive advantages and it keeps employee moral high.

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