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EEOC Compliance - values, guidelines, legal issues

1. How would an employer ensure compliance with EEOC guidelines in the workplace, and what would the role of the manager be in this process? Provide some examples from personal experience.

2. Based on readings and personal experience, what are some values that are likely to be held in universal regard, and what are some values that you believe would differ from culture to culture? How might these values impact the success of business negotiations between individuals from various cultures?

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1. EEOC Compliance

Equal Employment Opportunity Commission or EEOC is one of the manifestations of affirmative action taken by the government and instituted as standard employment practice across America as a policy against discrimination for the purpose of implementing full spectrum diversity. The EEOC encourages diversity in the workplace by putting together policies as well as projects known as 'Diversity Training'. According to Vaughn (2007), diversity training is training for the purpose of increasing participants' cultural awareness, knowledge, and skills, which is based on the assumption that the training will benefit an organization by protecting against civil rights violations, increasing the inclusion of different identity groups, and promoting better teamwork. Many management practitioners find it difficult leading individuals whose differences are so pronounced - religion, culture, beliefs, socialization. Managers trained in the managing the diversity of employees in the organization however do not only see compliance with the Commission's rules and principles as part of their jobs, they see managing diversity as another element in harnessing efficiency and achievement of goal within the organization. The manager leads people in terms of training and understanding the importance of diversity and recognizing as well as implementing this within the team of people he leads and manages. He also plays as arbiter when ...

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The solution discusses employer compliance towards the practice of EEOC guidelines in the workplace highlighting and explaianing the role of the manager in the process by providing examples. Values personal and universal are also discussed and how they impact the success of a bussiness, an individual or firm inspite of multiculturalism (multiculturalism discussed for the purpose of harnessing positive contributions to corporate and individual values and shared identitiy. The solution follows the APA-format with references provided. A word version is attached for easy printing.