The emergence of diversity in the workplace has been brought about by the rapid changes and development in the domestic and global market. This current workforce strategy is seen as business organization's response in coming with the demands of the new business environment. Diversity hiring is the new trend in choosing the employees to work for an organization. As more and more companies are embracing this new system, more reports and empirical evidences are also reported which support direct hiring. This is their way of aligning their resources to take advantage of the present opportunities, generate revenues, increase market share, and squeeze more profits from their sales. Diversity in the workforce had also increased retention, recruitment, and promotion of employees as well as decreased litigation and complaints.
This paper further look at how a business organization benefits from utilizing a diversified workforce. The rationale in favoring a human resource with different origins, backgrounds, interests, and status is fairly simple: diversity will is able to pool together various talents, ideas, skills, and knowledge which serves the highly diversified market served by a business institutions. The task then of an organization is to efficiently manage the different behavior of employees in a diversified workforce. ...
Since childhood, we are taught that some things like colors, gestures, dress, and expressions are only attributable for a girl or for a boy. For example, pink is the color which is associated to a baby girl while blue is for a boy. The existence of double sexual standard in the community is also another huge factor shaping the behavior of both genders. It should be noted that double standards clearly delineate and dictate the actions which can be done by both genders. One of the most famous sexual double standard is the stud-slut dichotomy. Thus, the society has a definite expectation of how different members of both sexes. This, together with the environment of individual differentiates the behavior of male and female.
Societies dictate that men are supposed to be more rational than women. Aggressive and dominant behavior is also strongly linked to being a man. Due to their physical structure, men are regarded for their strength and flexibility. These conceptions have largely influenced the behavior of men in our society. In business organizations, some jobs which require physical strength are only made available for men. Most executive level managerial positions are also being occupied by the male specie as women are regarded to have inferior ability. It had also become insulting for men to have women in high level management because they are more irrational.
While men always behave as the stronger and more aggressive sex, women's behavior are more refined and nurturing. Women are expected to be nice-"never fights or argues, making negotiation and conflict-resolution (Vermuelen 2006)." Accordingly, these characteristics are still entrenched in the modern women. Females are less dominant, less aggressive, more assertive, and more in touch with their