Relationships and Diversity Chapter three talks about getting to know those around you are essential to your well-being and happiness while you are working toward your degree. It discusses the importance of diversity and cultural competence, different types of people that will benefit you in your academic career. This chapter describes different types of people on your campus and understands the benefits of cultivating relationships in college. It is important to get to know your professors or instructors. College professors set their advising and mentoring duties. They are there to answer any questions about the lecture or assignments that was taught or assigned. They are able to be contacted during their available office hours or through email. In addition to professors, advisors, counselors, and administrators can also help you in your academic career. Advisor may be the first person you encounter on your campus. An advisor tells you what courses you need to take, how many hours you should take a semester, and how to plan remaining semesters. Meeting with counselors can be a great way to obtain more information about the school and its service. Counselors who deal with students who have personal issues are another valuable resource for you. This type of counselor can give you tips for managing stress and dealing with difficult people. And finally administrators are individual with titles such as “Dean,” “Provost,” and even “President.” Their sole focus on is student success and they provide the leadership to your institution to make sure that everyone stays focus on that goal. Tutors, Mentors, Student Leaders, and Classmates are more important people to get to know that can help you achieve academic and personal goals. Working one-on-one with a tutor provides you with a unique relationship where the tutor can really get to know what you’re learning needs are and how to help you fulfill them. A tutor can also be a great resource for understanding the material for a class because the student himself has just recently taken the class. Next there are peer mentors, Peer mentors are usually current students who have been successful in their classes, and who are willing to provide support to new student who may need extra encouragement to navigate struggles of the first semesters. Peer mentor may give you advice for studying, for choosing a degree, or for balancing family, work, and college. Then there are student leaders. Student leaders work with both students and the college…
There are many factors that affect people’s views on family diversity, and the idea that there is greater diversity of family types is an ongoing argument. The first paragraph of item 2b could all be criticised using the New Right theory, which is the idea that the only family structure capable of adequately and correctly raising and socialising a child is the traditional nuclear family. The New right believe that family diversity is a negative thing and could be a factor towards many problems such…
workplace relationships is the key to success. I don’t mean dating in the office, what I am talking about is the relationship you have with your co-workers. Having successful relationships with these people can make the difference of a happy work place or a very un-happy workplace environment. In the following essay I will review an article go over some key main points on how to maintain a healthy relationship. This will cover diversty, respect, trust and effective communication.
Diversity in Organizations
BUS 610: Organizational Behavior
May 24, 2011
Diversity is the state of being different or having variety. Diversity is more than having individuals who represent different ethical backgrounds. Diversity is also comprised of having a variety of individuals who represent differences in ages, race, physical abilities and even gender. Being diverse is an essential part of operating a business. Employers have the ability to solicit creative ideas and implement them into…
Thomas’s action options in the Diversity Paradigm are a good way for managers to find the best way to deal with issues in the workplace and find the best way to correct them. The first action option is the include/exclude option this is where you are either going to include by expanding the number and variability of mixture components or exclude by minimizing the number. The second is to deny by explaining away that you have a problem. The third is to assimilate which…
Contributions of Diversity to the Workplace
Diverse employees bring a wealth of creativity, insights, and skills to their jobs; it is up to employers to recognize, cultivate, and value these contributions (Walton, Sally, 1994). Diversity is about setting a mindset of valuing the differences in people and recognizing the similarities, it is not only about achieving results. Once this way of thinking is established, the benefits of cultural diversity in the workplace tend to come naturally, (Goessl…
SOCS 350 Cultural Diversity in the Professions
September 7, 2013
Cultural diversity is a work in progress every day in an organization or business. According to Bell (2012), diversity is defined as” real or perceived differences among people in race, ethnicity, sex, age, physical and mental ability, sexual orientation, religion, work and family status, weight and appearance, and other identity attributes that affect their interactions and relationships.” Professionals and managers…
organisational behaviour which are different from China, such as workplace diversity, psychological contract, human resource maintenance, job satisfaction & performance and organisational values.
Workplace diversity covers gender, age, educational background, language, culture as well as work experience and religious belief. Workplace diversity strategies help to build the organisation's relationship with the community, enhance the contribution of its employees and improve…
nature and extent of family diversity.
Family life in the UK is more diverse today than in any time in the past. The society described by functionalists and dominated by the nuclear family is a thing of the past. McRae says that Britain is a more complex society now than in the past with great diversity. While some sociologists such as Rapoport and Rapoport argue that this diversity should be valued, others such as those on the New Right blame increasing family diversity on the crisis in society and…
Examine the extent of and reasons for family diversity in today’s society. (24)
Family is an essential feature of all society
Due to the changing in family patterns there has been an increase in family diversity in the UK today.
However it has been seen that the nuclear family is still the most common type of family as people are either in it at least once in their life or aspire to it.
The increase in divorce
40% of marriages now end in divorce and there…
Diversity in the Workplace
Chamberlain College Of Nursing
Cultural Diversity in Professions
What comes to mind when you hear the word diversity? Many people have the notion that diversity refers to the differences in race, culture and religion; when it actually goes beyond those differences. Diversity is a “real or perceived difference among people in race, ethnicity, sex, age, physical and mental ability, sexual orientation…