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Globalization, technology, and diversity in a supervisor's job

?Describe how globalization, technology, and diversity impact the supervisor's job.
?Explain what it means to act and react ethically as a supervisor.

Assignment Overview

This research and writing exercise explores how globalization, technology, and diversity impact the supervisor's job and what it means to act and react ethically as a supervisor.

In an international, globally diverse company, managers, supervisors, and employees are faced with unique challenges by the people, products, and technology of the twenty-first century. Acting and reacting ethically may involve breaking through layers of personal opinions, closely held values, language barriers, and skill sets that have become increasingly more complicated.

?An example from your workplace, school, or community where you have noticed the impact of globalization, technology, and diversity..
?How you think supervisors or leaders acted or reacted to the situation? What did they do well? What might they have done differently?

Support your opinions with a brief rationale.

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Globalization has necessitated more interaction among people from diverse cultures, beliefs and backgrounds than ever before. Supervisors and managers have been most impacted by this phenomenon as they need to recognize the way workplace is changing, evolving and diversifying. It is challenging to manage diversity and managerial skills must be able to respond to needs of multicultural work environment.

Managing diversity is more than just acknowledging differences in people. It involves overcoming discrimination, and promoting inclusiveness among all. It might be possible that managers spend considerable time acting on complaints and legal actions against organization. This can spread negative attitudes and behaviors among workforce and can harm employee morale and productivity. To overcome such situations from harming the organization, managers must recognize their own cultural biases and prejudices. He should recognize that ...

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Globalization, technology and diversity in a supervisor's job is examined.

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