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Diversity and Multiculturalism in Healthcare Industry

You have been appointed to head the local division of a health care management organization. Do you think that it would be important to have a diverse work team in your unit? Why or why not? Would it be important to have a multicultural work team? Why or why not? Justify your rationale.

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Diversity is defined as unwavering respect for each other's uniqueness. Culture, ethnicity, gender, age, religion, disability, sexual orientation, education, and experience are just some of the many facets of diversity. More and more companies who are recognizing that diversity is an important part of their business strategy are defining diversity for their individual corporate needs. No matter how diversity is defined, it is based upon the principles of uniqueness and respect. ...

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Solution Answers the following questions: Do you think that it would be important to have a diverse work team in your unit? Why or why not? Would it be important to have a multicultural work team? Why or why not? Justify your rationale.

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