Articles for tag: Diversity, Diversity Training

How to Apply Diversity Skills in the Workplace

The world is a different place from the time before the Civil Rights era of the early 1960s when many businesses would not hire people of a different race. Back then, minorities were nonexistent in many companies. If minority workers were hired, employers rarely used or even thought to consider diversity skills. All companies have ...

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Value of Diversity in the Workplace

Having a diverse workforce is a value to any company. Diversity is important in the workplace because it allows for innovation through different skill sets and background information. If a workforce has diversity it will be more capable of solving conflicts and creating resolutions. The following essay will summarize an experience where the lack of ...

The University of Notre Dame’s Lack of Diversity

For almost 17 years, I attended mass at Holy Rosary Church in Antioch, California every Sunday at 7:30 AM. Elderly folks became my friends with their warm, welcoming hugs and genuine smiles. Now, when I walk into Little Flower church right down the street from my house in South Bend, Indiana, the silence and lack ...

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Taking Advantage of Diversity in the Classroom

The American educational system gains much of its prominence and strength partly because of its rich diversity of students. There are many positive advantages of diversity in the classroom, as well as the challenges it brings to educators. There are benefits society has received by including students of other cultures, races, religions, and learning styles. ...

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Organizational Culture and Diversity

Diversity is and should be an important component for every organization in today’s business climate. The workplace has been growing ever more diverse since the 1960’s, with important laws such as the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 giving various groups greater equality and increased rights in the workplace (Lockwood, 2005). Wikipedia (2006) explains that ...

Surviving and Embracing Cultural Diversity in the Workplace

Many companies, both small and large, are becoming more sensitive to diversity. The world is becoming more global. The United States, especially, is becoming more culturally diverse than ever. Most companies recognize diversity as a business imperative that is critical to the continued success of their company. There is a common thrust among companies to ...