Aarti J answered on
Apr 26 2020
Diversity in an Organization
RUNNING HEAD: DIVERSITY IN AN ORGANIZATION 1
Diversity in an Organization
Nowadays, diversity in the organisation is increasing rapidly due to the globalization, migration of people and technological advancement. Due to the globalization of the world, people are seeking for good opportunity and they migrant from home country to another country and, it resulted diversity in organisation. Diversity in organisation
ings not only race or ethnicity but, also include religious, political belief, gender, socioeconomic background, sexual orientation and geographical location. Nowadays, Gender diversity is becoming essential part in the organisation. Gender diversity refers an equitable ratio of man and woman. If organisation don’t manage diversity properly, they will leave behind and, may cause to capital investment and stock holders. Therefore, diversity need to be managed in organisation. management of gender diversity may benefit to organisation reputation, increasing in performance and, most importantly, organisation will get widen talent pool. Diversity in organisation will be managed by Provide training on gender equality to management personnel. Educate managers in both the obvious and the subtle discrimination that takes place in business. Teach them how to identify discrimination when it takes place among their staff, how to deal with the situation and how to prevent it from happening in the future.
Diversity is defined by different authors through different means which includes the diversity in terms of gender, age, race, ethnicity, national origin, religion, and disability (Wheeler, 1994). The diversity includes the different aspects in the terms of values, physical appearance, sexual orientation, beliefs, education, personality characteristics, language, marital status, lifestyle, and background characteristics such as geographic origin, tenure with the organizations, and economic status (Triandis, 1994). Today, the organizations are making an effort to have a diversified workforce across its organization which has been a boon to the company. The government and the other agencies have also become strict by enforcing equal employment opportunity to the company. The government makes sure that the companies are including diversified workforce. Therefore, it has become necessary to understand how organizations perceive and define the concept of diversity when they conduct diversity training programs.
Gender diversity can be said as the diversity of the gender i.e. the Men and Women. There are many companies which does not include and give opportunities to the female candidates as compared to the male candidates. They emphasize on prefe
ing a male candidate over many jobs. It is important for an organization to have a gender diversified organization as it helps in providing boon to the company in terms of exposure, diversified knowledge and different thinking style.
Approaches for gender diversity
In the field of psychology, there authors have presented three typical approaches to gender differences,...