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    Analysis of the Field
    What is your analysis of the state of the field of multicultural management? Describe important issues or current dilemmas in the field.
    Research Topic
    State and provide background information for your research topic.
    What are the current theories and areas of debate for your topic?
    Are there particular industries or technologies that your topic will impact? If this impact is positive, how can it be maximized? If negative, how can this impact be mitigated?
    Future Directions
    Indicate specific areas of further research in this topic that would prove beneficial.
    What potential impact might the topic that you have chosen have on the overall state of the field and the future directions of multicultural management research in the next 3-5 years?

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    My field of multicultural management is managing diversity. One important issue in managing diversity is to emphasize communication. When managing diversity, language and culture become very important. It is also important to recognize, and encourage employees to recognize that their own experience, background and culture are different from other cultures (1). There should be objective evaluation of employees. Their performance must be based on the ability of the employees to perform. A key cornerstone of managing diversity is to avoid stereotypes. Each employee should be viewed as a person or an individual.

    The current state of the field of multicultural management in general and diversity management in particular are that research reveals that diversity management unleashes rich and diverse potential of an entire workforce (2).

    The research topic is managing diversity. The background is that several management scholars say that human capital diversity is good for business organizations of today. In the backdrop of globalization, several firms are giving equal employment opportunities.

    The current theories are that a company policy should be framed to encourage employee diversity. The theories say that there should be adequate communication between employees and management; there should be orientation ...

    Solution Summary

    The answer to this problem explains different dimensions of diversity management. The references related to the answer are also included.