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Title: Diversity Management


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Diversity Management

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Objectives
  • To provide an understanding of diversity and
    diversity management principles

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Overview
  • Define Diversity and Diversity Management
  • EEO vice Diversity
  • Business Case for Diversity Management
  • Barriers for Diversity
  • Strategies for Inclusion

4
What is Diversity?
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Elements of Diversity
  • Income
  • Education
  • Marital Status
  • Religious Beliefs
  • Geographic Location
  • Parental Status
  • Personality Type
  • Age
  • Gender
  • Ethnicity
  • Race
  • Physical Ability
  • Sexual Orientation
  • Physical Characteristics

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  • Diversity
  • The uniqueness of all individuals includes
    everyone.

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Diversity vice EEO/AA
  • EEO - Laws that guarantee all people the right to
    apply and be evaluated for employment, regardless
    of their race, color, sex, national origin,
    religion, age, or disability.
  • Affirmative Action - Workforce profile
    improvement through recruiting, retention, and
    promotions
  • Diversity Represents the unique values, culture
    and characteristics of all individuals includes
    everyone.

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Three Rs
  • EEO Requirements
  • Affirmative Action Representation
  • Diversity Relationship

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Diversity Quiz
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Principles of Diversity Management
  • Establish a business strategy for effectively
    managing a diverse workforce
  • Create a positive work environment
  • Promote personal and professional development
  • Empower all people to reach their full potential
  • Attract talent that reflects America
  • Remove barriers that hinder progress

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Potential Benefits of an Effective Diversity
Management Program
  • Improve organizational performance
  • Help prevent unlawful discrimination or
    harassment incidents
  • Improve workplace relations
  • Build more effective work teams
  • Improve organizational problem solving
  • Improve customer service
  • Enhanced recruitment efforts

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Diversity Management builds upon EEO, but does
not replace it

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  • By 2050, the U.S. population is expected to
    increase by 50 and minority groups will make up
    nearly half of the population. The population of
    older Americans is expected to more than double.
    One-quarter of all Americans will be of Hispanic
    origin. More women and people with disabilities
    will be on the job.
  • U.S.
    Department of Labor, Futurework Trends and
    Challenges
  • for Work in the 21st
    Century. Washington, D.D. (Labor Day 1999).

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Changes in Demographics Create Tension
  • Tension challenges our conditioning and
    perceptions about the nature of things
  • Tension creates both dangers and opportunities

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Making heads count is more important than
counting heads
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What are the barriers in the organization that
prevent a more balanced workforce?
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Possible Barriers
  • Limiting area of consideration
  • Lack of diverse applicant pool in STEM positions
  • Lack of diversity at the senior ranks
  • Categorizing people into certain positions
  • Always recruiting from same source
  • Grooming/developing only one person
  • Pre-selection
  • Golf course meetings

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Strategies for Inclusion (Hope is not a
strategy)
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The Value of Mentoring
  • Without regard to race, gender, religion,
    national origin .
  • Inconvenience yourself to show someone else the
    way
  • Unleash someone elses potential

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Recruitment Alternatives
  • Entry level Upward Mobility Positions
  • Bridge Positions
  • Special Appointing Authorities
  • Schedule A for severe disabilities
  • Veterans Readjustment Appointment
  • Outstanding Scholar
  • Student Employment Programs
  • All Sources Announcements

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Outreach Efforts
  • Minority Serving Institutions (MSI) Program
  • Cooperative Science Centers
  • Undergraduate Graduate Science Programs
  • Environmental Entrepreneurship Program
  • Educational Outreach
  • Bring Your Child to Work Day
  • Community and Civic organizations

24
Professional Development
  • Identify training and development needs for all
    employees
  • Utilize Individual Development Plans
  • Rotational Developmental Assignments
  • Rotate acting supervisor

25
Mind Your Business at the Workplace
  • You dont have to endorse what you have to
    tolerate to create respectful workplace to get
    the job done.

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If values clash, we can . . .
  • Celebrate
  • Tolerate
  • But not discriminate

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Summary
  • Diversity management is about full utilization of
    people with different backgrounds and
    experiences.
  • Effective diversity management strategy has a
    positive effect on cost reduction, creativity,
    problem solving, and organizational flexibility.

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Video
  • A Fair Way to
  • Manage Diversity

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If we could shrink the earth's population to a
village of precisely 100 people, with all the
existing human ratios remaining the same, it
would look like this. There would be
  • 61 Asians
  • 12 Europeans
  • 14 from the Western Hemisphere, both north and
    south
  • 13 Africans
  • 50 would be female
  • 50 would be male
  • 74 would be nonwhite
  • 26 would be white
  • 67 would be non-Christian
  • 33 would be Christian
  • 89 would be heterosexual
  • 11 would be homosexual
  • 6 people would possess 59 of the entire world's
    wealth and all 6 would be from the United States
  • 80 would live in substandard housing
  • 14 would be unable to read
  • 33 would die of famine
  • 1 would be near death
  • 1 would be near birth
  • 7 would have a college education
  • 8 would own a computer
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