Week 2 Discussion
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Organizations often discuss the benefits of diversity; however, in many instances, these organizations simply hire a more diverse workforce and then expect the benefits to follow.
Based on this week’s readings and your own professional experience, respond to the prompts below:
- What is the difference between hiring for diversity and leveraging diversity?
- In what ways, if any, does your organization leverage the diversity within its workforce?
- Does the leadership in your workplace understand the importance of equity and inclusion? Provide an example to support your position.
- What changes would you recommend to improve the benefits gained through diversity and equity in your workplace?
Post your initial response by Wednesday, midnight of your time zone, and reply to at least 2 of your classmates’ initial posts by Sunday, midnight of your time zone.