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What is Diversity Management Strategies

Handbook of Research on Workforce Diversity in a Global Society: Technologies and Concepts
As it directly relates to training and development initiatives within the corporate setting. Further, the authors seek to widen the definition of diversity to support the growth of an effective training and development program that utilizes theory, systems, processes and tools to advance organizational learning and support effective human resource practices.
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Training and Development: Leveraging Diversity to Gain Strategic Advantage in Corporate Settings
Denise Philpot (University of North Texas, USA) and Laura Pasquini (University of North Texas, USA)
DOI: 10.4018/978-1-4666-1812-1.ch014
As the world becomes smaller through globalization and the definition of diversity expands to accommodate new dimensions, it becomes increasingly important to identify and measure these changes and interpret how they influence strategic decision-making within organizations. To achieve an organization’s stated goals, it is not only important to recognize this diversity, but also build programs to incorporate the benefits of diversity while minimizing any negative aspects associated with this construct. Sharing case studies of best practices will highlight successes that can be used as models for those organizations that are addressing their training needs in the area of organizational diversity. This chapter will share tools designed to help organizations evaluate their needs in terms of diversity training and development. These resources can help training and development professionals identify needs, design curriculum, create evaluation tools for assessment, and evaluate costs to deploy strategic training and development programs.
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