Group Diversity

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Sharine Daniel
Chapter 4 &5
Group diversity and leadership. In the advent of globalization , the present day 's groups are also moving towards the intermixture of races and culture in various groups in the society especially in a aspect of the workforce .This today has become one of the primary problems groups faces because some don’t take the time out to research there members culture which will help and deter problems in the group while enabling the group to work efficiently and effectively.
Diversity consciousness is very important for expanding the opportunities for success that we have in the future. Diversity consciousness helps to enhance the person’s diversity skills; it expands the person’s horizons and empowers them through knowledge; and it promotes personal growth and helps to strengthen the social networks that can be beneficial down the road in a career. Without diversity consciousness, an individual is not knowledgeable of cultural, racial, and sexual differences and will have a very poor social network to build upon in the future.
Diversity skills such as communication, teamwork and leadership are essential to ensuring that people interact with one another in ways that respect and value differences. Communication is essential to provide each co-worker or team member with the necessary information as efficiently as possible. Different types of communication exist, such as written, verbal, and behavioral, and each form sends a message to a person or group of people. Teamwork is necessary to combine the efforts of multiple individuals to achieve a highly desirable goal. Each individual performs a specific task that is combined in a total team effort so that the overall work is much easier on each person and nobody is overloaded or stretched too thin. Leadership helps provide guidance and problem solving tactics to the individual or team.…...

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