Deconstructing the Value Creation Process: Positioning Diversity to Increase Output

Deconstructing the Value Creation Process: Positioning Diversity to Increase Output

Mambo Governor Mupepi (Grand Valley State University, Grand Rapids, MI, USA) and Jaideep Motwani (Seidman College of Business, Grand Valley State University, Grand Rapids, MI, USA)
DOI: 10.4018/IJSKD.2015100102
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Abstract

The discourse in this presentation is about how talent, explicit knowing, and appropriate techniques, can be de-constructed to progress the necessary efficacy in the structure of the value creation process. Value is created anytime an action is taken for which the benefits exceed the costs, or anytime an action can be prevented for which the costs exceed the benefits. A co-constructed competency model can be applied to understand the structures that enhance performance and the design of attractive conditions of service to retention talent and nurture the skillfulness and knowing necessary in boosting yields in diversified entities.
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What Is Multiculturalism In The Workplace?

Bell (2012) suggests that diversity can be viewed as real or perceived differences among people in race, ethnicity, sex, age, physical and mental ability, sexual orientation, religion, work and family status, weight and appearance, and other identity-based attributes that affect their interactions and relationships. It is a tall order description. But this variance if utilized correctly, can fortify the company’s presence in the industry of operations, recruit and retain talented individuals in addition to positioning the company to surpass their desired goals. Multiculturalism is about different ethnicities; it could be used to describe the ethnic makeup of an organization. This term can be deployed to describe Europeans who come from different parts of the European continent. It could be used too to describe Africans who could be affiliated to parts of the African continent. The same word can also be applied to describe Asian Americans who can speak different languages and possess differing views on religion, politics or customs, among many other cultural variables originating from specific places in Asia. For example, Indians or Chinese may have unique religious practices and all can be found in the modern American workplace.

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