The CEO calls and is very nervous. It’s the week of the presentation, and she wants to be well prepared to present the plan to the Board of Directors of Venus Widgets. With the possible expansion of the company into foreign markets, it means that the company will be onboarding new and diverse people with different cultural backgrounds and value systems.
The CEO wants you to develop a plan to help address diversity and to provide a smooth transition to the possible overnight expansion of the organization’s workforce.
This week the CEO wants you to construct a diversity plan for the organization.
For your project, please include the following:
- What does having employees from different cultural backgrounds and value systems mean for the company?
- What would be the benefits of diversity for this company?
- What possible hurdles may be encountered with the inclusion of new, culturally different, employees?
- What will you do to ensure that the new work teams are able to work together effectively, while being inclusive and respecting each other’s differences?
Be specific, giving examples of different cultural backgrounds and value systems.
Your paper should be a minimum of 3 pages, using proper APA formatting and including at least 3 credible sources cited in your paper through in-text citations. Include an APA formatted title page and reference page. Your paper should also be free of grammatical errors.
Suggested library databases to research these topics include Business Source Complete via EBSCO and Business via ProQuest for articles, and Safari Business eBooks and eBooks via EBSCO for eBooks.
*A note about credible sources: Credible sources are reliable, accurate, and trustworthy. These sources are written by authors respected in their fields of study. You want to identify sources where the author of the article is listed, if they’ve referenced other information, the sources should be cited so that you can check for the accuracy of and support what they have written. Wikipedia is not considered a credible source.