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  Diversity - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Diversity is the presence of a wide range of variation in the qualities or attributes under discussion.
The "business case for diversity", as it is often phrased, is that in a global and diverse marketplace, a company whose race and sex composition mirrors the demographics of the marketplace it serves is better equipped to thrive in that marketplace than a company whose appearance is different from its market's appearance.
Business diversity consultants and diversity trainers often treat the social consequences of diversity as secondary; their primary focus is to enable the company to function in a heterogeneous or global economy.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Diversity   (1844 words)

  
 WorldNetDaily: Diversity
Diversity is simultaneously an important and contemptible term in today's climate of political correctness.
Diversity implies toleration of differences among people, no matter what that difference might be, including those differences that are racial, sexual, ideological or political.
Diversity also implies a willingness to permit others who disagree with you to go their separate ways, and form institutions and groups among like-minded friends and associates.
www.worldnetdaily.com /news/article.asp?ARTICLE_ID=26073   (665 words)

  
 Diversity Action Plan - The Ohio State University   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-18)
Attached is the final report of the Diversity Action Committee which we charged 18 months ago to devise a plan by which Ohio State could become one of the most welcoming campuses in the country.
The diversity of the student body and the success of all students must be a key component of our diversity plan.
We will be appointing a Diversity Council as called for in the Diversity Action Plan and are pleased to announce that Dean Anderson has agreed to serve as the council's first chair.
www.osu.edu /diversityplan/index.php   (1128 words)

  
 Diversity
Diversity is also about individual contributions, personal growth, acceptance and appreciation, trust and respect and sharing information.
The diversity team proposed a five phase management plan, which was accepted by the DLA director and the Executive Team.
Being very realistic about our situation, diversity awareness is merely the first step in fostering an environment where everyone embraces the diversity principles and places a high value on working in a diverse environment.
www.dla.mil /Dimensions/Septoct99/Sep98/Div_Insert/diversity_page_1.htm   (1518 words)

  
 Earth Floor: Diversity
Scientists use the words "diversity," or "biodiversity," to describe different aspects of the variety of life forms all around us.
Species diversity describes the number of different species in a region or in the world.
Classification is the method we use to keep track of all the different kinds of living things and how they are related to each other.
www.cotf.edu /ete/modules/msese/earthsysflr/diversity.html   (322 words)

  
 BostonWorks Hiring Hub: Diversity   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-18)
This edition of Diversity Boston tackles issues such as marketing to the growing Hispanic community, the trend of graduating college seniors to move out of state, inclusive home design, how to welcome "new" Bostonians, and more.
Creating a culture of inclusion that celebrates and leverages diverse perspectives -- from race, gender, age, language and country of origin to educational background, sexual orientation and physical disabilities -- is a central objective of the country's most forward-thinking organizations.
This special section from the Boston Globe looks at four critical areas of diversity in today's workplace, areas that are of equal importance to those in the HR community and those building careers in the workforce.
bostonworks.boston.com /diversity   (647 words)

  
 Diversity   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-18)
Marathon’s Diversity initiative and Supplier Diversity Program are designed to give us competitive advantage in a constantly changing and increasingly diverse marketplace.
Diversity is not a project we will complete, but the way we will compete.
Diversity is respecting and valuing the similarities, differences and full range of talents that all employees bring to the workplace.
www.marathon.com /Our_Values/Diversity   (280 words)

  
 DiversityWeb - A Resource Hub for Higher Education   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-18)
This site is designed to serve campus practitioners seeking to place diversity at the center of the academy's educational and societal mission.
How we define diversity programs—in language, in intellectual frameworks, in scope, and in the civic commitments to the larger world at the heart of our work—will determine the course and content of the next generation of reform.
This is a defining moment in educating all students to become interculturally proficient and empowered to achieve and act responsibly and with moral courage in a fast-changing, stratified, and globally interdependent environment.
www.diversityweb.org   (393 words)

  
 WM Careers - Diversity
All employees and others performing work on behalf of the Company are expected to adhere to the laws and regulations that apply to their work activities and demonstrate ethical behavior in all their decisions and interactions.
The Department is led by the Vice President of Business Ethics and Diversity who reports to the CEO and, periodically, to the Board of Directors.
Develop and sustain a culture where Diversity is valued and leveraged, all employees are treated with dignity and respect, are optimal contributors to business objectives and have equal access to opportunity.
www.wastemanagement.com /wm/careers/diversity.asp   (1207 words)

  
 Jenner & Block LLP - Diversity at the Law Firm of Jenner & Block
A diverse workforce is essential to our ability to provide our clients with the best possible legal services and to create an atmosphere in which all our people thrive.
The Firm’s dedication to diversity is reflected in our commitment of time, budget, and resources, and reinforced by the work of our Diversity Committee, which leads the efforts to implement our diversity initiatives and ensure their success.
The Diversity Committee is chaired by a member of the Firm’s governing Policy Committee and focuses on developing and advancing diversity at all levels within the Firm.
www.jenner.com /firm/ourfirm.asp?type=Diversity   (422 words)

  
 Diversity
Diversity is a digital collection that focuses on the selection and translation of literary works, or fragments of larger poetry texts, fiction, theatre plays and essays.
Diversity is concerned with inter-literary and inter-cultural dialogue, subtlety, originality, cultural tradition, literary innovation, and practical exploration of innovative literary sensitivity and discourses.
Diversity builds and maintains a network of instiutions and individuals interested in giving their contribution to the world linguistic and literary diversity.
www.diversity.org.mk /default.asp?SearchID=2   (1122 words)

  
 Biodiversity - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
For geneticists, biodiversity is the diversity of genes and organisms.
Beta diversity is species diversity between ecosystems; this involves comparing the number of taxa that are unique to each of the ecosystems.
Gamma diversity is a measure of the overall diversity for different ecosystems within a region.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Biodiversity   (3960 words)

  
 Society of Professional Journalists: Diversity
SPJ Diversity Programming across the Country: SPJ's Diversity committee compiled this report so that chapters can get a sense of what others are doing and borrow ideas.
Rainbow Diversity Sourcebook: The SPJ Rainbow Sourcebook features qualified experts on key news topics from populations historically underrepresented in the news: people of color, women, gays and lesbians, and people with disabilities.
Diversity Leadership Grants: Six talented journalists received SPJ national leadership training at the 2006 Convention as part of the Diversity Leadership Outreach Program.
www.spj.org /diversity.asp   (499 words)

  
 Jobs at Intel, Diversity at Intel
Intel’s President and CEO believes that a commitment to diversity is key to leadership in the worldwide economy.
Rosalind Hudnell, Director of Diversity, believes giving Intel employees the power to innovate by providing opportunities to acknowledge and respect their difference brings both personal rewards and professional growth.
Diverse suppliers are important to economic development and Intel’s success.
www.intel.com /jobs/diversity/index.htm   (318 words)

  
 Compuware's Diversity Vision, Policies and Practices
By including the dimension of diversity in what we do and who we are, we capitalize on the unique skills and abilities of all Compuware employees, expand our supplier and customer base and support our communities.
Our commitment to diversity is not a stand-alone initiative, nor is it a special program—it is who we are.
The Compuware Board of Directors is diverse in age, gender and ethnicity.
www.compuware.com /corporate/diversity/1468_ENG_HTML.htm   (415 words)

  
 T.G.I. Friday's® Worldwide
The company recognizes diversity as the unique individuality of people, which is inclusive of many different personal attributes such as age, gender, race, ethnic heritage, sexual orientation, citizenship status, and religious affiliations.
The Texas Diversity Council is a newly formed organization that is made up of a cross-sector of organizations - public, private, governmental and academia - joining hands to improve diversity within their own organizations and their communities.
Juanita Nanez, Vice President of Diversity, is President of the North Texas Chapter of the TDC.
www.tgifridays.com /News/diversity.htm   (880 words)

  
 DIVERSITY WATCH - Ryerson University School of Journalism
Diversity Watch is dedicated to improving the often-troubled relationship between minority groups and the Canadian media.
Just over 13 percent of editors participating in the study had a very strong commitment to improving diversity in 2004, down from 26 percent in 1994.
For more on diversity in the media, see journalist Emily Mills's tales from the UNITY conference, an event in Washington, D.C., that aims to help journalists from minority groups break into their field.
www.diversitywatch.ryerson.ca   (483 words)

  
 GREEN CARD LOTTERY, DIVERSITY IMMIGRANT VISA PROGRAM APPLICATION SERVICES
The congressionally mandated Diversity Immigrant Visa Program is administered on an annual basis by the Department of State and conducted under the terms of Section 203(c) of the Immigration and Nationality Act (INA).
Under no circumstances can diversity visas be issued or adjustments approved after this date, nor can family members obtain diversity visas to follow to join the principal applicant in their case in the U.S. after this date.
Diversity visas are intended to provide an immigration opportunity for persons from countries other than the countries that send large numbers of immigrants to the U.S. The law states that no diversity visas shall be provided for natives of "high admission" countries.
www.diversity-immigrant-visa-program.com   (6625 words)

  
 SHRM
This survey report examines specific aspects of diversity in the workplace from the perspective of both HR professionals and employees.
Expanding a domestic diversity initiative to other regions of the world requires in-depth knowledge of other cultures and a program that is customized to address culture-specific differences, according to Karen Cvitkovich, director of global teams for global consulting and training firm Aperian Global.
It shows how to build a diversity scorecard that is aligned and linked with the overall organization's business strategy and includes techniques to avoid the pitfalls inherent in a diversity-based cultural transition process.
www.shrm.org /diversity   (808 words)

  
 About Pitzer College - Diversity
The College is committed to enhancing this diversity in its curriculum, educational policies, and residential life.
Pitzer College seeks to encourage diversity and multiculturalism among its faculty, staff and student body.
Diversity groups have developed and thrive within the Claremont Consortium, offering opportunities to collaborate and engage in events and dialogues that embrace our differences.
www.pitzer.edu /about/diversity.asp   (285 words)

  
 IPFW: Statement on Diversity
Diversity stimulates creativity, promotes the exchange of ideas, and enriches campus life.
The term diversity encompasses differences of culture, background and experience among individuals and groups.
Such differences include, but are not necessarily limited to, differences of race, ethnicity, color, gender, sexual orientation, class, age, and disabilities, as well as political and religious affiliation, and socioeconomic status.
www.ipfw.edu /about/diversity   (98 words)

  
 Jobs at HP : Diversity
To us, diversity is the existence of many unique individuals in the workplace, marketplace and community including men and women of different nations, cultures, ethnic groups, lifestyles, generations, backgrounds, skills and abilities.
Diversity is woven into the fabric of our company, and into all our processes.
We encourage every employee and manager actively to think about diversity and inclusion in everything they do, and to create positive policies and practices to build a winning workplace and workforce.
h10055.www1.hp.com /jobsathp/content/Informations/diversity.asp   (267 words)

  
 AAMC: Diversity
Health Professionals for Diversity has sponsored a sign-on letter from state leaders in health professions education to Michigan voters about the Michigan Civil Rights Initiative, which seeks to end affirmative action in all of Michigan's public programs.
Increasing Diversity in the Medical Workforce - Video editorial by AAMC President Emeritus Jordan J. Cohen, M.D. The Association of American Medical Colleges is deeply committed to increasing diversity in medical schools.
The AAMC is working to increase diversity in medical education and advance health care equity in the United States.
www.aamc.org /diversity/start.htm   (302 words)

  
 ALA | Office for Diversity
The Office for Diversity serves as the liaison to the Committee on Diversity and its subcommittees.  Additionally, this office administers Spectrum, a scholarship program designed to improve library service through the development of an ethnically diverse workforce.
ALA is currently accepting applications for the Director of the Office for Diversity and Spectrum.  Review the Job Description on the ALA Job Listings website.
ALA's Office for Diversity serves as a key resource and link to the professional issues which speak to diversity as a fundamental value and action area of the association.
www.ala.org /ala/diversity/diversity.htm   (543 words)

  
 Trammell Crow Company - Diversity
Diversity - of race, gender, sexual orientation, personalities, education, cultures and work experiences - provides the creativity and innovation essential to our economic well-being.
Our diversity initiative is aimed at improving the company's competitiveness by increasing the representation, development, promotion, and retention of women, people of color, and others with diverse backgrounds.
Their mission is to encourage and capitalize on the diversity of our associates and to further our diversity efforts at the local level.
www.trammellcrow.com /Default.aspx?TabId=123   (440 words)

  
 Booz Allen Hamilton - Diversity   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-18)
Booz Allen Hamilton's commitment to diversity in the workforce is evident at every level of the firm and in our partnership with other groups that share this commitment.
Booz Allen constantly strives for better ways to understand what diversity means and what challenges it poses in a multinational and multiethnic workforce such as ours.
To us, diversity means all the ways individuals differ from one another—race, gender, ethnicity, physical abilities, educational background, country of origin, age, sexual orientation, skills, income, marital status, parental status, religion, work experience, and military service.
www.boozallen.com /careers/diversity   (329 words)

  
 Diversity
We would like to thank our supporters for graciously contributing to our diversity efforts.
MPA will continue to aggressively implement its strategy of providing resources and support for member companies’ diversity efforts in three stages:..
The MPA Foundation awards fellowships to mid-career professionals of color to attend selected magazine publishing courses that will be held at Stanford University, each valued at up to $7,000...
www.magazine.org /about_mpa/Diversity_Initiatives   (117 words)

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