Workplace Diversity Literature Review

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Literature Review
This part of the research overviews the positive impacts of diversity at the workplace. It will show how the diversity is considered as the mother of creativity, how it will increase the workplace productivity, and how the diversity helps the organization become global.
Diversity Increases the Workplace Productivity Diversity is the opportunity for all individuals to develop themselves since they are learning from wide range of people working on the same organization. Those people come from different backgrounds, have different skills, ages, assumptions and disabilities. The diversity provides opportunity for people on the organization to learn from their coworkers and other people in the organization. Which leads to increase
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People in these types of organizations are categorized based on the cultural differences, background, gender, age or religion (Kossek, Lobel, & Brown, 2006). The organizations that deal with diverse people are maximizing the employee's experiences and skills and ignoring their origin, nationality or other differences. The workplace diversity helps the employees on the organizations to collaborate with other people from different cultures and nations. As a result, the workplace productivity and profitability will increase through learning and gaining knowledge from each other (Kossek, Lobel, & Brown, 2006). Organizations have to use methods and strategies to manage the diversity in the workplace in order to increase the work productivity. One of the methods the organization can use is motivation ( Robbins & Judge, 2011). There are different ways of employees’ motivation either external or internal motivation. Employer can use external motivation, such as giving employees rewards. On the other hand, Employer can use internal motivation, such as recognition ( Robbins & Judge, 2011). The organization has to know how to…show more content…
Diversity Reduce Cultural Shock. The diversity of employees can help the organization to find out the best country to shift their facilities and operations to it according to the availability of experts, labor or material (Priscilla Dike,2013). Also, cultural diversity in the workplace helps to reduce cultural shock. This will help the employees who have sufficient information about the culture to avoid or minimize the cultural shock when they work in foreign countries (martin, 2014).
Diversity shift the business to online marketplace. Cultural diversity helps organizations to shift their businesses from brick-and-mortar which is physical offices to enter the online marketplace. The organization can expand their approaches, strategic tactics, development of marketing plan, and design of new products and new operations (martin,
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