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Diversity in the Workforce of the United States

Discuss some ways the workforce of the United States is diverse, and within the context of responsible stewardship how the organization can draw upon the skills of an increasingly diverse force.

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A diverse workforce frequently refers to the differences in race, gender and age among employees but it actually includes a wide range of cultural differences from fundamental values and objectives to socioeconomic and ethnic backgrounds. The most common type of workforce diversity is demographic background which normally includes age, gender and ethnicity but can also include veteran and disability status, work history and professional degrees. Another type of workforce diversity in the United States is different life experiences of individuals. For example, a ...