acknowledging, understanding, accepting, understanding,acknowledging, accepting, valuing, and celebrating differences among people with respect to age, class, ethnicity, gender, physical and mental ability, race, sexual orientation, spiritual practice, and public assistance status
Cultural Diversity
Various beliefs held by a group based on the way they were raised and the backgrounds and beliefs of their ancestors. A particular custom such as Kwanza or Christmas.
Gender Diversity
A combination of males and females working together
Age Diversity
People of various ages working together
Educational Diversity
People combined together regardless of whether they have a high school diploma, training or a post-secondary degree.
a social group that shares a common and distinctive culture, religion or language, or the like
Things that should be done to manage a diverse workplace
Understand discrimination and its consequences, recognize present cultural biases and prejudices, educate employees about diversity and its advantages, communication
Benefits of a diverse workplace
Increased productivity, reduction of lawsuits, increased marketing, recruitment and creativity opportunities