What Makes a “Best” Company for Minorities?
Companies who ranked highest had the following characteristics:
•Diversity in executive and board representation
•Two or more women and/or minorities among its highest-paid executives
•Companies use specific language about a desire for diversity
•Family-friendly benefits like flexible work, adoption assistance, and domestic partner benefits
For this Critical Thinking Assignment, assume you believe it would be better if your organization were more diverse. You have openly stated this in the workplace. Because of your interest in this area, your manager asks you to write an information report to present at the next board meeting. Your assignment is to discuss what the leading minority-friendly companies are doing. You decide to prepare your report based on the bulleted points above from Fortune magazine’s suggestions for fostering diversity.
Discuss this view in writing, in light of what you read in this chapter and outside sources. Your well-written paper must adhere to the following parameters:
•3-5 pages in length, not including the title and reference pages.
•2-3 references cited in the assignment. Remember, you must support your thinking/opinions and prior knowledge with references; all facts must be supported; in-text references used throughout the assignment must be included in an APA-formatted reference list.