Reflection and Discussion – 600 words
Chapter 2: Diversity in Organizations
Demonstrate how workplace discrimination undermines diversity effectiveness.
Explain how stereotypes function in organizational settings.
Describe how key biographical characteristics are relevant to organizational behavior (OB).
Explain how other differentiating characteristics factor into OB.
Demonstrate the relevance of intellectual and physical abilities to OB.
Describe how organizations manage diversity effectively.
Reflect on the assigned readings for the week. Identify what you thought was the most important concept(s), method(s), term(s), and/or any other thing that you felt was worthy of your understanding.
Also, provide a graduate-level response to each of the following questions:
Despite increases in diversity training programs, outcomes are not consistently leading to increases of diversity within upper management. What might be the reason for this phenomenon and how might it be addressed?
Problem Set #2
1. Discuss whether diversity helps or hinders a group..
The assignment is to answer the question provided above in essay form. This is to be in narrative form. Bullet points should not to be used. The paper should be at least 1.5 – 2 pages in length, Times New Roman 12-pt font, double-spaced, 1 inch margins and utilizing at least one outside scholarly or professional source related to organizational behavior. This does not mean blogs or websites. This source should be a published article in a scholarly journal. This source should provide substance and not just be mentioned briefly to fulfill this criteria. The textbook should also be utilized. Do not use quotes. Do not insert excess line spacing. APA formatting and citation should be used.