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Based on the changing demographics of the U.S. workforce, I need to create a training session for managers covering the following. Could you provide a starting point on the different points below and concentrating on the last point with a paragraph or two?

? Discuss projected demographics for the workforce in terms of age, ethnicity, gender, lifestyle, language, etc., and how this will impact communication inside and outside the company. (Employees may be older or younger; primarily of one gender or another; have differing lifestyles; may not have English as a common language; and, may have different cultural values or a different system of ethics.)

? Point out the role of the manager as a communicator in a rapidly diversifying work environment. Provide an analysis of the issues involved in communicating among a diverse workforce and how to best address them, including how to deal with prejudgment and stereotyping.

? Convey to the new recruits their managerial responsibility in
? determining organizational values. Focusing on communication issues, supply suggestions for how, as managers, they can establish an organizational climate in which all employees feel valued and can contribute maximally to the success of the company.

? Explain to these new hires what is expected at this company in terms of an ethical communications climate. Clarify for them the manager's role in establishing and maintaining an ethical communications climate.

? Overall, instill an appreciation in your trainees of the managerial skills needed to communicate in a multicultural organization. Also, remember that the managers you are addressing may be as diverse as your team is.

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Discuss projected demographics for the workforce in terms of age, ethnicity, gender, lifestyle, language, etc., and how this will impact communication inside and outside the company. (Employees may be older or younger; primarily of one gender or another; have differing lifestyles; may not have English as a common language; and, may have different cultural values or a different system of ethics.)

Projected demographics for the workforce in the coming period will consist of increasing number of employees from different countries, cultures and religions, whose first language may or may not be English. These employees will differ significantly in terms of their business practices, communication styles, accent, etc., which may cause confusion or miscommunication among the employees due to lack of understanding about each other's cultures, communication styles, language related differences.

The best way to overcome such issues and problems is to have an open mind, eagerness to learn about each other's cultures, ability to adapt to different cultural settings and increased participation and communication with other employees.

Point out the role of the manager as a communicator in a rapidly diversifying work environment. Provide an analysis of the issues involved in communicating among a diverse workforce and how to best address them, including how to deal with prejudgment and stereotyping.

Managers play a very important role in facilitating the communication between employees in a multicultural work environment. In a multicultural work environment where people from different culture and background communicate with each other, miscommunication or communication gaps are bound to arise as English may not be the mother tongue or first language of each employee in the organization and people from different cultural background will be unique in terms of their communication styles, business practices and customs. Employees from different culture can interpret a same message in an entirely different manner, leading to ...

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Based on the changing demographics of the U.S. workforce, I need to create a training session for managers covering the following.

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