Managing Diversity and Inclusion
Appreciate the legislation and practices that can impact the quest for a more equitable and diverse workforce.Search for the balance that promotes both equity and productivity. Assess competing theories about how to manage diversity in the workplace.
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- 06 Mar 2023
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At the completion of this subject students will be able to:
- Demonstrate a theoretical understanding of the literature in relation to managing diversity and the national and organisational practices which are associated with diversity theories.
- Demonstrate a theoretical understanding of issues of employment equity in organisations and relevant legislation.
- Demonstrate an ability to analyse diversity issues in organisations and the strategies used to address diversity in organisations.
- Demonstrate an ability to assess organisational responses to harness the benefits of diversity or inclusiveness in organisations.
- What is managing diversity and inclusion?
- Diversity and inclusion: models and theories
- Equity and diversity legislation in Australia
- Gender diversity
- Ethnic and cultural diversity
- Age and employment
- LGBTIQA+ and employment and Indigenous employment experiences
- Disability and neurodiversity
- Diversity and inclusion programs in organisations: Approaches and outcomes
- Industry engagement Event – Workshop on Equity, Diversity and Gender in Employment, presented by the Centre for Work, Organisation and Wellbeing
- Work and Family/Work & Life Policies
- Sexual harassment in the workplace
In order to enrol in this subject, you must be accepted into one of the following degrees:
No additional requirements
This subject was previously known as IRL140.
This subject responds to the need for employment relations and human resource managers to effectively manage increasing diversity in organisations with workforces having a range of cultural, ethnic, gender, (dis)ability, age and other differences. The subject examines legislation and practice and the search for balance promoting equity and productivity.
- Assignment 1: Report (800 words) (25%)
- Assessment 2: Research Essay (1300 words) (35%)
- Assessment 3: Case Study Essay or Report (1500 words) (40%)
Current study term: 05 Mar 23 to 02 Jun 23
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