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Ch 14: Introduction to Workforce Diversity

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These convenient video lessons on workforce diversity are geared towards helping you with test preparation, homework, or a class project. You can review gender, age, and disability diversity in the workplace from a desktop computer or by accessing our mobile app.

Introduction to Workforce Diversity - Chapter Summary

In this chapter on workforce diversity, information-packed video lessons cover cultural and age diversity, among other topics. You'll review definitions and look at trends related to various forms of diversity. After going through the lessons, you should be able to do the following with ease:

  • Provide examples of cultural diversity in the workplace
  • Explain what age diversity in the workplace means
  • Discuss trends related to gender diversity it the workplace
  • Give examples of ability and disability diversity
  • Outline how contemporary organizations manage a diverse workforce

Our instructors are skilled at helping you absorb key information regarding workforce diversity. They provide plenty of examples and illustrations to ensure you grasp the concepts presented. Since the lessons are mobile-friendly, you can study whenever you have a few minutes to spare. The self-assessment quizzes enable you to test your comprehension of each individual lesson.

5 Lessons in Chapter 14: Introduction to Workforce Diversity
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Cultural Diversity in the Workplace: Definition, Trends & Examples

1. Cultural Diversity in the Workplace: Definition, Trends & Examples

Cultural diversity is a form of appreciating the differences in individuals. The differences can be based on gender, age, sex, ethnicity, sexual orientation, and social status. Companies have realized the value in acquiring a diverse workforce.

Gender Diversity in the Workplace: Definition, Trends & Examples

2. Gender Diversity in the Workplace: Definition, Trends & Examples

Gender diversity deals with equal representation of men and women in the workplace. In this lesson, we will explore trends and issues with gender diversity in the modern workforce.

Age Diversity in the Workplace: Definition, Trends & Examples

3. Age Diversity in the Workplace: Definition, Trends & Examples

Age diversity is the ability to accept all different types of ages within a business environment. Companies have to adjust to an aging population in various ways.

Ability and Disability Diversity in the Workplace: Definition, Trends & Examples

4. Ability and Disability Diversity in the Workplace: Definition, Trends & Examples

Everyone has both strengths and limitations, and it is the diversity of these things that makes for a great workplace. In this lesson, we'll examine ability and disability diversity in the workplace, including the ADA and sensitivity training.

Managing a Diverse Workforce in Contemporary Organizations

5. Managing a Diverse Workforce in Contemporary Organizations

Diversity is all around us and is a huge part of the business climate today. All companies strive for diversity, so they can have a unique perspective and look at issues through the eyes of their employees. This lesson will address diversity in a global setting.

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