|In Your Workplace|
|61||Make respect for diversity a core value in your company and
articulate it as such in the company's handbook/employee manual
||Provide ongoing awareness programs about the
value of human diversity for all employees in the organization.
||Take advantage of diversity consultants and training programs
such as the A WORLD OF DIFFERENCE® Institute's A WORKPLACE OF DIFFERENCE to assist
you with ongoing education
||Incorporate diversity as a business goal.
Secure a high degree of commitment from all employees.
||Become aware and respectful of individual work styles.
||Create an environment conducive to the
exploration of diversity
||Learn about co-workers' backgrounds and share your own. Ask
questions that invite explanation and answer with the same.
||Create a display area where employees can
post notices of events and activities happening in their communities.
||Publish and distribute to all staff a list of ethnic and/or
religious holidays and the meaning of the customs associated with celebrating them.
||Sponsor a lunchtime "brown-bag"
series that features speakers on diversity topics.
||Sponsor a mentoring program and reach out to students in local
high schools and colleges.
||Provide opportunities to attend local
cultural events and exhibits.
||Participate as a sponsor in community events that support the
health and welfare of society.