Explore BrainMass

Challenges/Opportunities due to Workforce Diversity

What are the most important challenges and opportunities that workforce diversity poses for the manager?

Solution Preview

An organization's success and competitiveness depends upon its ability to embrace diversity and realize the benefits. When organizations actively assess their handling of workplace diversity issues, develop and implement diversity plans, multiple benefits are reported such as:

Increased adaptability

Organizations employing a diverse workforce can supply a greater variety of solutions to problems in service, sourcing, and allocation of resources. Employees from diverse backgrounds bring individual talents and experiences in suggesting ideas that are flexible in adapting to fluctuating markets and customer demands.

Broader service range

A diverse collection of ...

Solution Summary

What challenges and opportunities does workforce diversity pose for the manager?