ORG 6700: Diversity and Inclusion in the Organization Culture


Learners explore strategies for influencing and shaping an organization culture to embrace diversity and inclusion. Emphasis is on transforming the organization’s norms to foster group dynamics that honor diversity and inclusion.


  1. Apply the theories that have shaped the study of diversity and inclusion.
  2. Evaluate one’s own self-concept, based on the dimensions of diversity.
  3. Compare and contrast dysfunctional and healthy thought-behavior processes, as they relate to diversity and inclusion.
  4. Evaluate ethical and legal aspects of diversity and inclusion.
  5. Create a business case for diversity and inclusion.
  6. Describe the perspectives of underrepresented groups that comprise a diverse workforce.
  7. Develop workplace inclusion strategies for underrepresented groups.
  8. Evaluate the diversity and inclusion of an organization culture.
  9. Develop strategies for transforming an organization culture to embrace diversity and inclusion.


  1. ORG 5100
  2. ORG 5000


Opportunities and challenges of workplace diversity: Theory, cases and exercises (Rev: 3rd ed.)

Publisher: Pearson (2014)
Author: Canas, K. A., & Sondak, H.
ISBN: 9780132953511
Price: $88.86

The culture of learning organizations: Understanding Argyris' theory through a socio-cognitive systems learning model

Publisher: Brennan-Mitchell (2015)
Author: Friesenborg, L
ISBN: 9780991160709
Price: $29.42

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