About This Chapter
Impact of Diversity at Work - Chapter Summary
Diversity can have a significant positive impact on an organization. In this chapter, your employees will review the benefits of diverse workforces, as well as the ways in which diversity can boost the performance of a company. The chapter also includes short lessons that discuss implicit biases and a variety of diversity issues that may arise in the workplace. You can assign this chapter to your employees at any time, and our business experts are happy to answer any questions your employees may have. We've also included short quizzes throughout the chapter to help employees retain key concepts from the lessons.
How It Helps
- Builds awareness: The chapter helps employees cultivate an awareness of the advantages and impact of diversity in professional contexts
- Covers important diversity issues: Employees will analyze diversity issues that affect the workplace, including discrimination, ageism and sexism
- Identifies implicit biases: The chapter shows employees methods for recognizing and overcoming their implicit biases
By the end of the chapter, your employees will be able to:
- Recognize the advantages of having a diverse workforce
- Explain how company performance is impacted by workplace diversity
- Analyze pertinent workplace diversity issues
- Evaluate their implicit biases
1. Advantages of a Diverse Workforce
Diversity is important everywhere, be it in school or in politics. It's also important in the workforce. Find out why as we go over some of the numerous reasons for this.
2. Impact of Workplace Diversity on Company Performance
Does workplace diversity actually improve company performance? Find out as this lesson first answers this question before looking at the factors that might be involved in this.
3. Diversity Issues in the Workplace: Discrimination, Sexism, Ageism & More
As our world gets smaller, each workplace becomes more diverse. Understanding how to work with individuals from different backgrounds is important for a successful organization. We will address diversity issues in this lesson
4. Practical Application: Evaluating Your Implicit Biases
Many bad business decisions are the result of implicit bias. Implicit bias affects decisions because it influences thoughts or actions through misrepresentation or misunderstanding.
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