Iscussion questions in Managing Diversity
Discussion questions for Managing Diversity class: This forum is related to discussion questions (DQ) specific to week two. Please provide substantive answers. This means going beyond just providing a synopsis; rather it means identifying the relevancy (i.e., pros and cons) of the material and what salient information was noteworthy in context of this class.
1/ What are Caste systemsand what are the implications this presents for western/European-based business organizations?
2/ What is a?institutionalized bias”?
3/ How is diversity associated with culturalism, racism, or ethnicity?
4/ The opposite of diversity is uniformity. Why is this a bad thing? Dont most organization seek to achieve uniformity and consistency by establishing policies and codes-of-conduct?
5/ Please read the attached article first, then answer question no 5.Do you agree with Spataro (2005) that laws and policies (e.g. affirmative action, ADA, Family-Leave Act, Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964) actually exacerbate the informal dynamics of diversity?
– You can use some references to support your answers, but itas not required. Use APA formatting for references.
– Each answer should be no less than 200 words and no more than 400 words.
– Donat use a very formal or high level vocabulary , just be simple and clear in your writing.
Thank you in advance.