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Diversity Awareness in Organizations

If diversity awareness in organizations can be used as a successful strategy within organizations, can it also be used by businesses to competitive advantage in applications for business consumers? If so, how? If not, why not?

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1. If diversity awareness in organizations can be used as a successful strategy within organizations, can it also be used by businesses to competitive advantage in applications for business consumers? If so, how? If not, why not?

Actually, the two are very similar in essence; with the main point of difference being one of population focus. Whereas within the organization, the focus is on the employees, applying diversity awareness to competitive advantage is focused on the diversity of the consumers.

Some of the common areas of diversity awareness are as follows:
• Gender Relations in the Workplace
• Sexual Orientation
• Age and the Workplace
• Disability
• Exploring Religious Diversity: The seeds of Cultural Wisdom (Source: http://www.corcommunications.com/#exp)
For example, applying diversity awareness in gender in the workplace is very similar as applying it to consumers to gain a competitive advantage. In the workplace, miscommunication between the genders contributes to decreased productivity, harassment, discrimination, suspicion, ...

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If diversity awareness in organizations can be used as a successful strategy within organizations, this solution discusses if it can also be used by businesses to competitive advantage in applications for business consumers, and if so, how and why.

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