OLHS 115

Diversity and Inclusion in Organizations

3 Unit(s)

This course explores the meaning of diversity and inclusion and how both impact people’s sense of meaning and belonging within organizational settings. This course examines how practices, behaviors and policies related to diversity and inclusion influence performance, and work to create values and norms within organizational cultures. Students will gain an understanding of how current issues of diversity and inclusion are experienced within communities and how organizations can leverage comprehensive diversity initiatives to build and sustain a competitive advantage. Special attention is directed toward understanding inclusivity and how it is experienced by members of various groups within communities. Diversity and inclusivity will be examined from a local, national and global perspective. Prerequisite(s): OLHS 110. Corequisite(s): ENGL 60.