BUS 4000: Organization Diversity and Inclusion


Presents the personal and organizational implications of increasing workforce diversity. Explores the complex dynamics of ethnic, racial, and gender diversity in organizations as seen from the vantage point of social science and organizational studies. Examines the managerial implications of increasing cultural diversity in organizations and the orientations to diversity adopted by organizations, the correlates of these approaches, and the possibilities for organizational change.


  1. Summarize how changes in the demographic makeup of the U.S. population affect fair treatment of people with different ethnicities.
  2. Assess the benefits of organizational diversity.
  3. Explain the historical background behind specific diversity-related legislation.
  4. Analyze thought processes related to stereotyping, prejudice, and discrimination.
  5. Examine workplace diversity data.
  6. Appraise methods used to improve organizational cultures.
  7. Discuss the effects of employer-provided child and elder care on employee satisfaction and turnover.
  8. Critique federal legislation related to workplace discrimination.




Diversity in organizations (Rev: 3rd ed.)

Publisher: Cengage Learning (2017)
Author: Bell, M. P.
ISBN: 9781337296502
Price: $141.65

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