Publication Date

1-1-2003

Document Type

Dissertation/Thesis

First Advisor

Nowacki, Roman

Degree Name

B.S. (Bachelor of Science)

Department

Department of Management

Abstract

Diversity management is a very important issue in today's workplace. The purpose of this paper is to make individuals aware of the potential benefits that successful diversity management can bring to the workplace. This paper looks into the benefits and challenges of diversity management. It also talks about the most affected individuals, followed by describing ways of managing diversity and finally, giving examples of two companies that have been successful in their diversity management initiatives. Through secondary research it can be concluded that diversity management is indeed the way of the future. Diversity management makes for good business sense and hence needs to be an ongoing process in the workplace. The future of diversity management looks promising as more individuals realize the powerful impact that diversity and its proper management can have on an organization today. Therefore, the need of the hour is a good understanding of diversity management issues so that organizations can use this knowledge for successful diversity management implementation procedures.

Extent

28 pages

Language

eng

Publisher

Northern Illinois University

Rights Statement

In Copyright

Rights Statement 2

NIU theses are protected by copyright. They may be viewed from Huskie Commons for any purpose, but reproduction or distribution in any format is prohibited without the written permission of the authors.

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Text

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