Managing the Diverse Workforce

Diversity represents similarities and differences in age, gender, race, religion, ethnicity, sexual orientation, capabilities and socioeconomic background. Write a thorough paper discussing the following: 1. How can diversity give a company a competitive edge. Can diversity really make a difference in the bottom line? How? 2. Discuss how culture plays out in terms of ethical behavior and what can organizations do to manage these issues more effectively. 3. What distinctions can you make between affirmative action and managing diversity? Grading will be based on content, format, and demonstration of weekly reading assignments, learning objectives and outside research. All questions should be answered in a minimum of two pages (not including cover sheet and reference page). See the APA template in the APA module. Direct quotes are not permitted. Writing assignments must be properly cited and referenced, written in APA format (12 point Times New Roman, double spaced, unless specified otherwise), and include both a cover page and a reference page. Please refer to the FSW Library for additional source material on APA writing requirements. When expressing your opinion, advice, criticism, etc., in your papers, demonstrate that you can think critically and apply what you are studying to the “real world”. Your opinion should be expressed in third paper such as, “This researcher…”, “This student…”, Do not use “I”, “we”, “our”, “you”, or any other forms of indefinite you.