Strategies To Increase Cultural Diversity In The Workplace: A Study Of Several Approaches And Their Offered Benefits
Cultural discrimination and differences results due to low acceptance and exclusivity of cultural diversity in the workplace. McKinsey study pointed that companies encouraging ethnically diverse environment gain 35% of more returns and has cash flow 2.3 times per employee as compared to less diverse companies. The research objective of this paper is to analyze and address the issues of cultural bias in recruitment and determine new ways of transforming organizational culture introducing more diversity in the workforce. The meta-analysis is generated to identify problems pertaining in the adoption of diversity at workplace. Next a change model is presented comprising of miscellaneous strategies to resolve discovered diversity issues. Findings suggest that a diverse workforce promotes new ideas and perspective, and can drive innovation. The last section of paper implies that developing multicultural workplace is a people-oriented change involving implementation of new approaches within an organization.
SOURCE: Vaibhavi Vijay Chavan. “Strategies To Increase Cultural Diversity In The Workplace: A Study Of Several Approaches And Their Offered Benefits.” AIIRJ, March 2019.
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