Experiential activities help students understand workplace diversityThis book shows readers how to create an inclusive work environment and culture that can value and leverage the contributions of all members, regardless of personal characteristics that are not pertinent to the job. To achieve this, the book provides a comprehensive set of learning activities that address issues related to workplace diversity.  Drawing on a variety of work settings, including both business and not-for-profit organizations, Managing a Diverse Workforce, Third Edition will be an invaluable asset for human resource development courses in departments of management, public administration, and human services. It is a perfect companion to core texts on workforce diversity, including Gary Powell's Women and Men in Management, Fourth Edition (SAGE).

Affirmative Action at Ole State

Affirmative action at ole state
  • To examine the legal mandate for affirmative action.
  • To evaluate how affirmative action programs promote diversity in educational settings.
  • To consider the implications of preferential treatment for members of different groups in college admission decisions.
Preparation:Complete questionnaire
Time:60 to 75 minutes


Organizations benefit when they promote diversity among employees in all jobs and at all levels. The focus of promoting diversity is on the number or quantity of employees from various groups in different jobs and at different organizational levels. Affirmative action programs, which are legally mandated for most employers, represent attempts to ensure that organizational practices enhance the employment, development, and retention of members of protected groups such as women and people of color. Organizations also may ...

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