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Diversity in Teams

Diversity in a non-ethic context and the element of conflict is first defined in terms of what diversity means. It is not limited to race or culture. It includes hanicaps and sexual orientations among other differenciators. The applicability of diverse teams is explored.

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Diversity in Organizational Teams

By Gyneth McAllister ASB, BS, MBA

In seeking to construct a team which reflects diversity, one must first define the objectives of the team in order to bring together the right elements of diversity. Ethnicity, for example, is not always a guarantee of different thinking or values. In an age of international trade and globalization people are living in multiple countries ...

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Diversity in a non-ethic context and the element of conflict are explored.

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