Ch 11: Workforce Diversity & Inclusion

About This Chapter

Improve your understanding of workforce diversity and inclusion with lessons on topics like affirmative action, age diversity, and gender diversity in the workplace. If you are preparing for an exam or class assignment, these video lessons and quizzes can simplify that process.

Workforce Diversity & Inclusion - Chapter Summary

The brief lessons in this chapter offer an opportunity to enhance what you know about workforce diversity and inclusion. You'll review definitions and examples for various types of workplace diversity, including age, gender and culture. By the end of the chapter, you should feel confident and prepared to:

  • Explain how affirmative action affects diversity in the workplace
  • Recount trends associated with ability and disability diversity in the workplace
  • Provide examples of age diversity in the workplace
  • Define gender diversity and provide examples
  • List trends associated with cultural diversity in the workplace

Our educators created these lessons to ensure you understand workforce diversity and inclusion. Professional instructors provide many examples and illustrations to ensure you understand the topics covered. Each video lesson comes with a full written transcript that can be used for text-based learning. You can even take a short quiz for each lesson, which is great for making sure you're able to recall important details.

5 Lessons in Chapter 11: Workforce Diversity & Inclusion
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Affirmative Action: Definition and Effects on Diversity in the Workplace

1. Affirmative Action: Definition and Effects on Diversity in the Workplace

Affirmative action creates a diverse workplace for organizations. Legislation was passed to help protected groups not have an adverse impact on employment opportunities. In this lesson, find out the difference between protected groups and adverse impacts.

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

2. 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.

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.

Gender Diversity in the Workplace: Definition, Trends & Examples

4. 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.

Cultural Diversity in the Workplace: Definition, Trends & Examples

5. 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.

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