PROMOTING WORKFORCE DIVERSITY “We need to give each other the space to grow, to be ourselves, to exercise our diversity. We need to give each other space so that we may both give and receive such beautiful things as ideas, openness, dignity, joy, healing, and inclusion.” — Max de Pree Workforce diversity, in simple terms is, a workforce consisting of a rich mix of employees from different backgrounds- race, age, gender, culture, ethnicity etc. From the abundance of different minds, comes numerous creative and inspired ideas. Diversity in the workplace brings with it a host of potential benefits for the company. It proves to be a valuable asset for any organization that seeks a competitive advantage over its peers.
Credo creates framework that helps in decision making considering the quality and their impacts. This includes putting the customer first, education, communication, leadership ownership and engagement. J&J’s main focus includes having a diverse and inclusive workforce with a leadership pipeline, having a culture of inclusion in the workplace, and leveraging cultural insights in the overall marketplace. J&J values their stakeholders by creating an environment of mutually beneficial relationships. Any global company today is faced with problems of handling the issues related to diversity and a workforce which are
Every manager has an important role to play to promote the corporate culture and embrace cultural diversity. So companies must develop more diverse leadership teams. 6.1. Advantages: 1. Increase in Productivity, due to the fact that it may create a more competitive environment leading to increased productivity 2.
When organizations use their diversity not only to have acceptability with customers, but use it to growth the cultural aptitude of their employees, they are more effective and efficient. Diversity is not only having people whit different looks, but creating an atmosphere where workforce identify with who they are in and integrating way. Diversity focuses on the type of organizations we must create for employees to be able to convey their individualities at the
Different work positions require diverse personality traits. So, it is essential to identify the personality type of a person and link professionals to their responsibilities as per their personality. This will result in higher production and job gratification which in turn will benefit your business to work efficiently. Enhance your Spoken English expertness and build confidence to get success in life.
The world has become globalized and there are increasing trends of international trade, cross border businesses, so in order to expand organisational to international level, it is highly important to manage workplace diversity. There are many challenges and kinds of difficulties such as emotional, practical and so which are to arise if multicultural scenarios. So, in order to deal with them effectively it is important to invent and implement strategies that should be aimed at encouraging harmony and health and reducing cultural and communication differences. The strategies like training sessions, interaction and set of other activities would bring close employees of different cultures and would introduce them to the new environment of inter-organisational environment which would be friendly and comfortable with all of organisational members. Once harmonious and comfortable working environment is established, then there may be clear chances for success, development and growth at an international
3.2.2 Reasons to Encourage Diversity Organisations capable of managing diverse workforce can augment their efficiency significantly through many ways. Some of which are: • Social Responsibility Considering the disadvantages of the society and culture in which we live, it is important to include diverse workforce in the organisations. Diversifying workforces can help organisations and individuals to work in diverse cultures and add more value in the existing system. • Legal Compliance Many organisations in different cultures work the under rules laid down by the government. Sometimes such rules, policies and procedures include legislative mandates to be non-discriminatory in their service practices.
In this section of the research, we will be concentrating on reviewing literatures related to Work Life Balance and Employee Performance. In other words, Work life balance refers to the effective management of multiple responsibilities at home, at work place, and in the other parts of life. It is a topic that is important both to the organizations and to employees. In the current business context, organizations are pushing towards higher productivity, efficiency, effectiveness and need employees with better work life balance. As a worker with better work life balance will contribute more meaningfully towards organization success and growth (Naithani, 2010).
Modern HRM supports learning and change developments by changing itself and help the managers to reach success. Training is essential for organizational development and their success. It is fruitful to both employers and employees of an organization, where an employee will become more efficient and productive if he is trained well. Therefore, to recognize education and training as lifelong learning, in fact contribute significantly to promoting the interests of individuals, organizations, the economy and society as a whole, particularly when considering the critical challenge of achieving full employment and to sustain economic growth in the global economy. This report provides the study and findings of examining the practice of HRD in my
Rise of the international corporation is proving new challenges for personnel function. 3. Modernize Manpower Planning: In future, women and minority groups, SCs and STs would become an important source of man power in future on account of easy access to better educational and employment opportunities. Therefore manpower planning of every organization will have to take into consideration the potential availability of talent in these groups. Changing mix of the workforce will lead to new values in organizations.