Creating and Managing a Diverse Workforce for Organizational Effectiveness

Participants in this workshop will explore “What is Diversity?”
How do you measure diversity? What are the benefits of diversity?
How does one manage diversity? Is there a link between diversity and higher firm performance? Through group exercises, case studies, videos, participants will gain a better understanding of diversity and its impact at work.

Topics Covered:
• Civil Rights Act 1964; 1991
• Affirmative Action
• Sexual Harassment
• Age Discrimination in Employment Act of 1967
• Pregnancy Discrimination Act of 1978
• Americans with Disabilities of 1990
• Family Medical Leave Act of 1993

Who will benefit:
All employees and in particular human resource professionals charged with managing diversity in an organization.

Instructor:
Jenny Hoobler, PhD

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