Assignment 2: Diversity and Discrimination
Create a double-spaced, two-page report on the impact of diversity and discrimination regulations on human resource management policies. Complete the following tasks to create the report:
Task 1: On Tuesday, March 19, 2013, conduct online research using the Internet for companies that are known for their ethical business practices. Select three publicly traded companies from this list and gather information about their HR practices related to diversity, discrimination, and people with disabilities.
Task 2: By Wednesday, March 20, 2013, based on your analysis of this information, create a list of recommendations that can be implemented to ensure ethical conduct with employees in an organization.
The recommendations must address the following concerns:
- Does diversity mean that corporations must hire and promote only women and minorities?
- Do white men fit into a diversity requirement?
Task 3: On Thursday, March 21, 2013, compile the report. It should include the following:
Page 1: A summary of the HR policies related to diversity, discrimination, and people with disabilities in the three companies you chose
Page 2: A list of recommendations to ensure ethical conduct with employees in an organization
All written assignments and responses should follow APA rules for attributing sources. By Friday, March 22, 2013, post the report to the appropriate Discussion Area.
By Sunday, March 24, 2013, review and comment on at least two of your peers’ posting. You can ask technical questions or respond generally to the overall experience. Be objective, clear, and concise in your postings. Also go through your peers’ comments on your submissions, using the Discussion Area as a forum to strengthen your understanding on the subject.
|Summarized appropriate ethical policies used in three organizations with regard to diversity, discrimination, and people with disabilities.||
|Provided feasible recommendations to ensure ethical conduct with employees in an organization||
|Demonstrated information literacy in the areas under discussion||
|Responded to at least two classmates and utilized professional terminology and critiquing methods in class discussions||
|Wrote in a clear, concise, and organized manner; demonstrated ethical scholarship in accurate representation and attribution of sources, displayed accurate spelling, grammar, and punctuation.||