Evaluate the challenges and benefits of employing a diverse workforce.
You have been hired as the Human Resources Director for a global organization that is headquartered in the United States. Your job is to evaluate and make recommendations in the area of diversity for your company. Each section will contain specific areas within diversity for you to focus on. You will be tasked with choosing from one of the diversity areas that are provided to you. Be sure to conduct research using the university library and other relevant sources.
Diversity Areas (Select one, and continue to use for all modules)
- Sexual orientation
In your first days of your new role, you have noticed a lack of diversity initiatives. Your CEO has come to you and asked for a brief executive summary outlining the importance of your selected diversity group in the workplace.
For your report you have been asked to reflect and address the following sets of questions:
- Introduce the diversity area you have selected through an executive summary.
- What are two benefits of having your selected diversity group represented in the workplace?
- How does the diversity group contribute to a collaborative and innovative environment?
- Conclude your report; why it is important to address this diverse group in the workplace?