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Department
Human Resources Management
Course
HRM 3450
Professor
Ron Ophir
Semester
Fall

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HRM3450MidtermPreparationMODULE1INTRODUCTIONTODIVERSITYCHAPTERS12BELL2012DiversityistherealorperceiveddifferencesamongpeopleinraceethnicitysexagephysicalandmentalabilitysexualorientationreligionworkandfamilystatusweightandappearancesandotheridentitybasedattributesthataffectstheirinteractionsandrelationshipsDifferencescanbebasedonpowerordominancerelationshistoricalbackgroundsexgenderethnicityreligionetcInclusionisthedegreetowhichthedifferentvoicesofadiverseworkforcearerespectedandheardThedegreetowhichemployeesfeelwelcomedvaluedandacceptedintheorganizationandfeelthattheybelongandareabletocontributetodecisionmakingprocessLEGISLATIONCanadaInCanadathereare4legalmeansindealingwithdiversityConstitutionallawEmploymentEquityHumanRightsLegislationLabourlawEmploymentStandardsandrelatedLegislationThepurposeoftheEmploymentEquityActThepurposeofthisActistoachieveequalityintheworkplacesothatnopersonshallbedeniedemploymentopportunitiesorbenefitsforreasonsunrelatedtoabilityandinthefulfillmentofthatgoaltocorrecttheconditionsofdisadvantageinemploymentexperiencedbywomenaboriginalpeoplespersonswithdisabilitiesandmembersofvisibleminoritiesbygivingeffecttotheprinciplethatemploymentequitymeansmorethantreatingpersonsinthesamewaybutalsorequiresspecialmeasuresandtheaccommodationofdifferencesEEAct1995article2OntarioHumanRightsCodetheCodeTheCodeprohibitsdiscriminationinemploymentonthegroundsofraceancestryplaceoforigincolourethnicorigincitizenshipcreedsexsexualorientationagerecordofoffencesmaritalstatussamesexpartnershipstatusfamilystatusandhandicapTheOntarioHumanRightsCommissiontheCommissionconsidersemploymenttoincludefulltimeandparttimeworkcontractworktemporaryworkforanagencyandprobationaryperiodsEmploymentmayevenincludevolunteerworkTextbookBell2012EmploymentEquityActOntarioHumanRightsCodeRaceethnicitysexreligionFourProtectedgroupsRaceancestryplaceoforiginagephysicalandmentalcolourethnicorigincitizenshipWomenabilitysexualorientationcreedsexsexualorientationAboriginalpeoplesworkandfamilystatusandagerecordofoffencesmaritalPersonswithweightandappearancestatussamesexpartnershipdisabilitiesstatusfamilystatusandhandicapMembersofvisibleNotfunctionalareatenureminoritieseducationvalueslearningstyleandmoreHRM3450MidtermPreparationREASONSWHYORGANIZATIONSSHOULDVALUEDIVERSITYAsperCoxandBlakethereare6specificbusinessreasonswhyorganizationsshouldvaluediversityTheyexplainedthateffectivemanagementofdiversitycouldbenefitorganizationsintheareasofcostresourceacquisitionmarketingcreativityproblemsolvingandsystemflexibilityCoxandBlakefocusedonthose6reasonsinordertohighlightthathadpreviouslyreceivedlimitedresearchattentionnottoimplythattheywereonlyreasonsforvaluingdiversityCostWhentalkingaboutcostweshouldlookat2things1employeeturnoverandlitigationand2lostbusiness1EmployeeturnoverandlitigationWhentalkingaboutthecostsassociatedwithemployeeturnoverandlitigationswearetalkingaboutthecostsassociatedwithdoingapoorjobintegratingworkersfromdifferentbackgroundsThiscostcanbeextremelyhighbecauseofthelowerjobsatisfactionandthesubsequentcostsofturnoveramongwomenandminoritieswhosecontributionstotheorganizationweredevaluedIfalongwithwomenandminoritiesworkersfromothergroupsaredissatisfiedandquitinresponsetonegativeorganizationaltreatmentorganizationalcostsrelatedtoturnovermaybetremendousOrganizationaleffortstosupportdiversitycanreduceturnoverbutifminorityemployeesfeelthattheorganizationalcommitmenttodiversityisnottheredissatisfactionandloweredcommitmentmayresultSomeofthecostsassociatedwithturnoverincludeexitinterviewslowproductivitywhilepositionsareunfilledandrecruitingcostsforreplacingemployeesOrganizationsmayfindreplacementmorecostlythanretainingcurrentemployees2LostbusinessCostsassociatedwithlostbusinessshouldbeaddedtothecostsofabsenceturnoveranddiscriminationlawsuitsthatarecommonlyassociatedwithmismanagementofdiversityWhenemployeesandorcustomerslearnthattheorganizationdoesnotpromotediversityemployeesmayquitandthecustomersmayrefusetodubusinesswiththatorganizationAlsotheorganizationwillhaveabadreputationResourceacquisitionAnorganizationsabilitytoattractandretainemployeesfromdifferentbackgroundsisreferredtoasresourceacquisitionIfanorganizationdevelopsareputationforvaluingalltypesofworkersitwillbeknownastheemployerofchoiceincreasingitsabilitytocompeteintightlabourmarketsSecondlyifanorganizationonlyhiresasubsetofworkersitmaymissoutonhiringexcellentworkerswhodonotfitthatsubsetaswellasskillsexperienceandotherthingsthatcouldputtheorganizationatacompetitiveadvantageMarketingAnorganizationsreputationforvaluingalltypesofworkerswillalsoaffectitsabilitytomarkettodifferenttypesofcustomersFirstifthecustomersappreciatefairtreatmentaremorelikelytobeloyaltoanorganizationthatvaluesdiversitythustheloyaltywilltransferintosalesSecondlyhavingemployeesfromvariousethnicgroupsimprovesthecompanysmarketingabilitybecausethecompanywillbebetterabletodevelopproductsthatwouldmeettheneedsandsatisfyalargerangeofcustomersieAvonProductsCreativityandproblemsolvingGroupscomposedofpeoplefromdifferentbackgroundgroupsbringwiththemdifferencesthatresultingratercreativityandproblemsolvingabilityThese
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