# CTE Resource Center - Verso - Marketing, Advanced Task 1523667067

CTE Resource Center - Verso

Virginia’s CTE Resource Center

Explain the importance of managing a diverse workforce.

Definition

Explanation should include the nature of diversity in the workplace and methods supervisors should use to ensure equity.

Process/Skill Questions

  • What is diversity? What are different types of diversity? How are they similar? Different?
  • Why is it important to have diversity in the workplace?
  • What advantages does a marketing firm with a diverse staff have over a non-diverse firm?
  • What are some challenges that come with a diverse staff?
  • What affect does cultural diversity have on communication in the workplace?
  • How can an organization create an atmosphere where diversity enhances productivity?
  • How do you deal with employees who are not accepting of others' differences?
  • Are there labor laws that protect one group of people over another group? Explain.
  • How should you deal with customers who have difficulty dealing with employees of different backgrounds?

Related Standards of Learning

English

11.5

The student will read, interpret, analyze, and evaluate a variety of nonfiction texts including employment documents and technical writing.
  1. Apply information from texts to clarify understanding of concepts.
  2. Read and correctly interpret an application for employment, workplace documents, or an application for college admission.
  3. Analyze technical writing for clarity.
  4. Paraphrase and synthesize ideas within and between texts.
  5. Draw conclusions and make inferences on explicit and implied information using textual support.
  6. Analyze multiple texts addressing the same topic to determine how authors reach similar or different conclusions.
  7. Analyze false premises, claims, counterclaims, and other evidence in persuasive writing.
  8. Recognize and analyze use of ambiguity, contradiction, paradox, irony, sarcasm, overstatement, and understatement in text.
  9. Generate and respond logically to literal, inferential, evaluative, synthesizing, and critical thinking questions about the text(s).

12.5

The student will read, interpret, analyze, and evaluate a variety of nonfiction texts.
  1. Use critical thinking to generate and respond logically to literal, inferential, and evaluative questions about the text(s).
  2. Identify and synthesize resources to make decisions, complete tasks, and solve specific problems.
  3. Analyze multiple texts addressing the same topic to determine how authors reach similar or different conclusions.
  4. Recognize and analyze use of ambiguity, contradiction, paradox, irony, overstatement, and understatement in text.
  5. Analyze false premises claims, counterclaims, and other evidence in persuasive writing.

Other Related Standards

National MBAResearch Standards-Business Administration

Identify with others' feelings, needs, and concerns to enhance interpersonal relations.

 

Manage staff growth and development to increase productivity and employee satisfaction.

 

Recognize management's role to understand its contribution to business success.