Article- MANAGING DIVERDSITY STRATEGIES

Part I- Questions:

1. How does managing Diversity as a tool to help with workplace equality differ from Affirmative Action?

2. Should Companies have a zero tolerance policy when it come to offensive workplace terminology and symbol usage like nooses (reference to slavery) and swastikas (infamous Nazi symbol)?

3. What are the benefits to providing diversity training in the workplace (according to the text)?

Pan II: What is your opinion?

We have talked about cultural competency in the workplace as the goal for workplace diversity. As a reminder cultural competence is defined as a set of congruent behaviors, attitudes, and policies that come together in a system, agency, or among professionals and enables that system, agency, or those professionals to work effectively in cross-cultural situations.

Read or listen to the following article below and explain whether or not you feel what is being done lends itself to cultural competency in that state, if you agree state why and if you don’t agree state why:

a. http://www.usatoday.com/story/news/politics/2015/07/09/south-carolina-house-confederate-flag/29901255/

b. or go to: www.google.com and type south caroling takes down the confederate flag