Introduction to Contemporary Social Diversity

What you’ll learn to do: Describe how contemporary organizations both benefit and struggle with diversity oriented themes and topics

Diversity has been around since the beginning of time, however, the way society has dealt with diversity has changed. It has been proven that diverse companies are more successful in their output and profitability. However, many companies still struggle to develop and maintain a diverse work environment. So why is that?

In this section we will attempt to answer that question. We will do this by examining the benefits of social diversity and how it impacts a company’s culture and profitability. We will also analyze current investigations and controversies around diversity. And finally, we will examine strategies companies can use to help foster and maintain diverse workplaces.


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