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Identify the diversity policies and philosophy of two different companies. Give examples and cite sources.

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Below are examples of diversity policy and philosophy from five different companies/organizations. Also included are their web addresses where you can find more information to help you complete this assignment:

1. Starbucks - "We strive to create a diverse workplace in which every partner's voice is heard and in which all our partners will succeed while learning from one another."


2. Ford Motor Company - "Our diversity is essential to our mission. We need many unique skills, talents and ways of thinking and looking at the world to ...

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Diversity policies differ depending on the industry, geographical location and other factors. This 360-word solution includes examples of diversity policies and philosophy from five different companies/organizations along with their web addresses where more detailed information can be found. The solution also includes a paragraph that describes the diversity policy of one of the chosen companies and can be used as an example of how to put this information in the student's own words.

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Students must have a minimum of three (3) referenced journals found in the online library included in the reference page about the policy and implementation. The paper should include an assessment of the student's current organizational demographics (If you are not working or do not have a frame of reference, you can research an organization through the online library or http://www.greatplacetowork.com/best/list-bestusa.htm) that is researched and potential impact using the following outline:

Parameters for the organization

? You are free to describe the organization with which you will be associated. You will need to provide some level of detail of your organization. Use your general knowledge, coursework, and research to accomplish this.
? Even though you are required to provide general organizational details, your primary function is human resources. Analyze based on this premise.
? Assume that a core group of managers and employees (approximately 250) are already in place.
? Your organization can produce a product or service.

Requirements for the Overview of the organization

? Description of what the organization does and organizational structure. Be specific. You may include an organizational chart.
? How does the organization operate? How are tasks/work projects accomplished?
? Is the organization domestic or international? Locations?
? Who are the competitors?
? What are the factors that you believe are critical to success in this organization?
? What is the culture like?
? How is information communicated?
? Why would people want to work for this organization?

Requirements for Policies

? Present a statement of management philosophy
? Develop the rationale for policies and procedures that you feel are needed to achieve the organizational goals. Minimally, policies on sexual harassment, promotion, and dismissal should be included. Include relevant legal issues. This rationale must be supported by relevant research; not just your opinion on what is needed.
? Develop a minimum of 5 actual policies to be included in appendices
? Analyze implications and draw conclusions
? Provide recommendations to include the rationale for selecting the policies and the impact on the organization
? Provide a plan of communication for implications
? Minimum of 3 scholarly peer reviewed journals must be included (I expect an extensive reference list of at least 10 references (books, journals, interviews, etc.) to be inclu

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