Search icone
Search and publish your papers
Our Guarantee
We guarantee quality.
Find out more!

Diversity management and equal opportunities: Comparison of the two approaches

Or download with : a doc exchange

About the author

 
Level
General public

About the document

Acepublisher .
Published date
Language
documents in English
Format
pdf
Type
presentations
Pages
4 pages
Level
General public
Accessed
0 times
Validated by
Committee Oboolo.com
0 Comment
Rate this document
  1. Introduction
  2. Diversity management: A new approach in theory
    1. Difference is 'positively recognized'
    2. An individual-focused approach
    3. The ?business case overcomes the 'social justice case'
    4. A need of transformation of organization's cultures
  3. Diversity Management:?New approach
    1. Nothing new in practice
    2. "Valuing people? leads to ?value creation in business?
  4. Conclusion

Many types of initiatives have been taken by governments and organizations in order to promote women and minority groups. One that has been largely used for decades is the "equal opportunity" legislation. Equal opportunity is about assuring that every individual is treated on the same basis in the workplace, regarding employment, pay, or promotion, without any kind of discrimination: it is based on equality and justice. Organizations have therefore equality obligations, and have to comply with an anti-discrimination legislation. A new approach, known as "diversity management", has however been developed. One that, unlike the "equal opportunity" approach, aims to recognize and promote diversity. It is being presented as an alternative to the traditional approach. Bartz, 1990: "Understanding that there are differences among employees and that these differences, if properly managed, are an asset to work being done more efficiently and effectively, examples of diversity factors are race, culture, ethnicity, gender, age, disability, and work experience."

Top sold for management

Strategic management: Celerita Inc. case study

 Business & market   |  Management   |  Case study   |  07/09/2012   |   .doc   |   13 pages

Easy-jet's position in the low-cost carrier market: Recommendations for the best strategic plans...

 Business & market   |  Management   |  Research papers   |  06/03/2008   |   .doc   |   4 pages

Most rated for management

Conceptual models in strategic management: The Boston Consulting Group growth / share matrix

 Business & market   |  Management   |  Presentation   |  01/16/2009   |   .doc   |   9 pages

Risk management when dealing with foreign exchange (forex)

 Business & market   |  Management   |  Thesis   |  04/08/2009   |   .doc   |   77 pages