Managing workforce diversity introduction we live in times when global corporations and their reach across the world bring benefits in terms of innovative hr policies as well as challenges in terms of managing the workforce are concerned. The following case studies are available for hr faculty and instructors to use in hr classrooms at universities, international hrm case study—international assignments workforce planning. Nordstrom was well-known in american corporate circles for its commitment to diversity the company not only made a conscious effort to recruit a diverse workforce, but it also extended its diversity initiative to outsiders who were associated with the company, through its third party diversity initiatives.
Hrm case study: diversity management: facilitating diversity through the recruitment, selection and integration of diverse employees in a quebec bank this case focuses on the illustration and application of hrm workplace diversity management concepts. One of the issues huawei faces with large managed services and outsourcing deals is the transfer of personnel from the client to huawei's operational staff effective personnel management, especially as employees transition to the company, is a key to success. Culture, organizational human resource management) which could push organization to identify the internationalization opportunity and to operate the internationalization process.
The business case for hr diversity strategies links recruitment, selection, development and retention of a diverse workforce to business goals, labor market shifts, globalization and competitive advantage (yakura, 1996. Business scenario like globalization workforce diversity, technological advances and changes in political and legal environment change in information technology. Case hrm and workforce diversity huawei technnology 2013 chapter 5 case study managing a globally diverse workforce in a leading chinese it firm fang lee cooke company background huawei technologies ltd is a privately owned chinese multinational firm in the it/telecom industry. The way to promote dedication and make it accepted by its employees - as it is the case in huawei - is, however, a more difficult nut to crack huawei does it in part with the type of. Workforce diversity means similarities and differences among employees in terms of age, cultural background, physical abilities and disabilities, race, religion, gender, and sexual orientation.
The case discusses the innovative human resource management practices adopted by ikea and describes its work culture initiatives related to flexible work design, comprehensive benefits, quality of work life, and employee training and development are outlined. Lead and track the change as hrm hrm is the lead agency within any organisation to lead the change in diversity in the workplace they have the best opportunities for changing human capital to achieve the goals and aims. Diversity management denotes the initiatives taken by the organisation to take advantage on the diversity in their workforce including characteristics such as (origin, gender, age, ethnicity and disability) as a strategic approach to achieve the organisational goals. The business case for equality and diversity: a survey of the academic literature the views expressed within bis economics papers are those of the authors and. Managing diversity at workplace 159 work groups thus managing diversity means understanding its effects and implementing behaviours, work practices and policies that respond to them in an effective way (cox, 2001.
Some of the key highlights from the ahri inclusion and diversity conference inclusion and diversity in the workplace is a continuous journey that all of us must travel, said lyn goodear, ahri ceo, in her opening address at the ahri inclusion and diversity conference in sydney. Human resource management questions:1 based on the information in this case, provide examples for siemens of at least four strategically required organizational outcomes and four required workforce competencies and behaviors. Strategic human resource management case analysis at home depot company by musalia doughty table of contents executive summary 3 10 overview of the organization 3 11 corporate hierarchy of home depot 4 20 strategic human resource management at home depot 5 21 workforce diversity management at home depot 5 22 disadvantages of workforce.
In this case study, students will first discuss the advantages of a diverse workforce and the steps in diversity management next, they must critique the hrm director's diversity action plan. Workforce diversity, then, is the concept of accepting that the workforce consists of a diverse population of people the diversity consists of visible and non-visible differences which will include factors such as gender, age, background, race, personality and work style. Case description: this case focuses on the illustration and application of hrm workplace diversity management concepts first, students will have to discuss the advantages of a diverse workforce. Patrick and kumar 3 commitment and productivity in their respective roles the study has also identified the most frequently encountered barriers toward accepting workplace diversity.
Workforce management diversity can help companies gain a competitive edge in global markets and when targeting business segments that require input from diverse perspectives hr expertise is. Chapter 5 case study managing a globally diverse workforce in a leading chinese it firm fang lee cooke company background huawei technologies ltd is a privately owned chinese multinational firm in the it/telecom industry. Diversity in the organization, 2) to uncover the consequences of workforce diversity on employee, team and organization, 3) to explore the ways by which diversity can be managed effectively after introduction the rest.
Managing workforce diversity as an essential resource for improving organizational performance international journal of productivity and performance management , 53 (6)  marques, j, 2008. Be a strategic lever to manage diversity and workforce inclusion and can be viewed from employee and employer perspectives with competing tensions overview of main topics. Human resource management case -2 the carter cleaning company the high performance work system quality as a recent graduate and as a person who keeps up with the business press, jennifer is familiar with the benifits of programs such as total quality management and high performance work systems.