Managing workforce diversity as an essential resource for improving organizational performance
Today, human resource management is being renewed in organizations and is gradually affirming its strategic role. The need for highly qualified managers will increase as more organizations globalize their operations. The research presented in this paper highlights the need for management who are sensitive to the concerns of multicultural employees. The effects of cultural diversity on organizational behavior are complex and powerful Within this perspective, the definition of diversity in the USA and the goals in achieving a more diverse workplace will be discussed. This paper will also examine the different facets involved in managing and developing a diverse human resource base. Organizations take into account their human resource base before hiring employees. One factor they look at is the possible advantages and disadvantages of a multicultural and diverse organization. This paper will examine ways by which managers and employees can learn about diversify, understand it, and respect it on a day-to-day basis when dealing with people from other diverse backgrounds.......
【作者名称】: Seyed-Mahmoud Aghazadeh
【作者单位】: Department of Business Administration, School of Business, State University of New York at Fredonia, Fredonia, New York, USA
【关 键 词】: equal opportunities
, human resource management
, organizational performance
【期刊名称】: The International Journal of Productivity and performance management
【上篇论文】: 外文期刊 - 'Alle goede futuristen zijn bistorici'
【下篇论文】: 外文期刊 - The 1995 R&D Management Conference Knowledge, Technology and Innovative Organisations 20-22 September 1995