Integrated Approach to Workplace Diversity through Human Resource Management

Babalola, Sunday Samson; Marques, Lilita
September 2013
Journal of Social & Development Sciences;Sep2013, Vol. 4 Issue 9, p435
Academic Journal
Today's organisations are facing challenges of equity control, market size, and workplace diversity despite increase in profitability due to globalisation and technological advancements. This called for efficient utilization of human resource management (HRM) as its focus is on people management with the strategic proactive approach to workplace diversity. The paper calls for improve role of HRM and organisational management in creating conducive work environment, accurate and expansion of selection criteria for workplace diversity that include stable attributes such as emotional intelligence and dispositional factors such as task and people oriented and being culturally flexible. It conclude by advocating for HRM integrative approach to diversity as it synthesizes the literature and proposes key areas needed to management diversity.


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