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Diversity at Nestle

You feel that as NL&C grows, the employee base will grow increasingly diverse. With the mindset of doing things right the first time, you plan to present a diversity strategy which emulates the best practices of other companies. You've hear that Nestle is a standard-setter.

A friend of yours in HR sends you to the Diversity Training Group website, which is:

Getting the global view: Nestle, led by Peter Brabeck-Letmathe, climbs to the #1 spot in this year's Best Companies for Leaders
http://www.findarticles.com/p/articles/mi_m4070/is_202/ai_n8576050#continue m

After reading the series of articles about the top twenty Best Companies for Leaders, prepare a presentation for senior management which addresses the following:

1. Describe the philosophy that Nestle has developed around the idea of diversity.
2. Choose two of the diversity initiatives in place at Nestle, and share your thoughts (is it appropriate, does it serve the purpose, is it likely to achieve results, etc).
3. Based on your knowledge of diversity, using ideas from your text, information learned in this article related to Air Liquide's training, and your own business experience establish 3-5 best practices of diversity training.
4. What do you feel is most important for a company to consider in developing and implementing diversity initiatives? Why?

Solution Summary

Powerpoint presentation on practices for diversity inclusion and training based off of Nestle's.