By | 2018-02-20T05:59:21+00:00 February 20th, 2018|Businesses|

    How to Successfully Lead a Diverse Team   In today’s changing global work environment, many employees speak a variety of languages. And they often have different customs and values. Leaders need to shift their managerial style if they wish to successfully lead a  multicultural team. One of the biggest challenges facing many managers [...]

By | 2018-02-06T05:22:50+00:00 February 6th, 2018|Businesses|

Diversity Ineffectiveness: Recognize and Avoid Today's workforce is much more diverse than only ten years ago not only in North America, but also in many other parts of Europe. Every employee in any organization from the top to the bottom needs diversity and cross-cultural sensitivity training and education. They also need to undergo a series [...]

Wage Disparity in Hollywood Persist

By | 2018-01-22T00:29:43+00:00 January 22nd, 2018|Organization|

No one said life is fair, especially in Hollywood, which has been in the spotlight recently again for all the wrong reasons. This time Hollywood has been rocked by the wage disparity between male and female actors. Mark Wahlberg was paid $1.5 million, while his counterpart, Michelle Williams, paid only $1,000 for shoot on All [...]

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Racism on a World Stage: Where is the Common Sense?

By | 2018-01-15T03:04:46+00:00 January 15th, 2018|Organization|

  Diversity in any organization or society usually brings strength because it allows different points of views to flourish instead of narrow minded thinking. This is more vital today than ever before due to globalization. While many business leaders believe that diversity is beneficial, but it does not help the world move forward when one [...]

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By | 2018-01-08T01:08:45+00:00 January 8th, 2018|Organization|

  Diversity Needed in Film and Television   In recent months Hollywood has been rocked by sexual allegations by various male and female actors, which includes prominent icons such as Angelina Jolie and Gwyneth Paltrow. One time powerful Hollywood men, such as Harvey Weinstein and Kevin Spacey who were untouchable are now being crushed by [...]

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Stereotyping in the Workplace has Severe Consequences

By | 2017-11-14T03:30:16+00:00 November 14th, 2017|Businesses|

Stereotyping is a bias, an inflexible belief about a person, group or culture. Apparently one of the biggest underlying elements that can tear-down the cohesiveness's in a diverse multicultural workforce is stereotyping. Another definition provided by Stedman Graham in in his book Diversity Leaders not Labels suggest a stereotype might be an exaggerated image or [...]

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Advantages of a Diverse Workforce

By | 2017-07-26T16:56:29+00:00 July 26th, 2017|Organization|

At one time, many organizations tried to reflect the changing society by having a diverse ( multicultural) workforce because it was a right thing to do. I remember working at one radio station where they were pressured by various institutions, including the CRTC to have more female broadcasters. And they eventually did by hiring just one [...]

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Diversity Training is Necessary to Avoid Lawsuits

By | 2017-07-14T01:34:16+00:00 July 14th, 2017|Employement|

It is a fact that many organizations in North America now have a workforce that comprises of different ethnic backgrounds, different religions, people with disabilities and the LGBT group. To avoid misunderstanding and cultural clashes in the workplace, diversity and cultural sensitivity training are a must. And this should be done on a regular basis. [...]

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Removing Toxic Work Environment

By | 2017-07-05T23:37:20+00:00 July 5th, 2017|Businesses|

Many of us at one time or another have worked in a toxic environment that result in feelings of being unwanted and unappreciated. Such work environment is neither beneficial for the employee or the company, especially when it comes to cultural harmony, productivity and profits. Toxic environment could refer to many elements in the workplace, such [...]

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Lack of Loyalty in the Workplace

By | 2017-06-21T19:03:14+00:00 June 21st, 2017|Organization|

One of the keys to having a thriving and prosperous organization is to have a dedicated and loyal staff. This is easier said than done because many employees will argue that there is very little loyalty on the part of the businesses. Since I spent so time much in the ethnic and mainstream media, that [...]

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