Valuing Diversity

Managing Diversity

Only those companies that are in a constant state of change, that are able to adapt and grow in this volatile environment will survive. This makes managing diversity of vital importance in order to tap into the pool of diverse human-resources that South Africa possesses. Diversity management gives us the tools to go beyond merely being Afro-centric, Asian-centric or Euro-centric… but towards something new that is creative, intuitive and innovative.

The training outline covers the following learning areas:

  • Systems, individual and group psychodynamics
  • Defense mechanisms
  • Valuing Diversity (looking at the quota monster, prejudiced attitudes and discrimination)
  • Implementing Diversity – awareness, capacity building, culture change
  • Diversity paradigms
  • Models of diversity development (Afro-centric, Asian-centric, Euro-centric)

“ Individual commitment to a group effort – that is what makes a team work, a company work, a society work, a civilization work. ”

Vince Lombardi

“ Fun and humour helps you to see your colleagues and fellow-participants as approachable. ”

“ Teamwork is the ability to work together toward a common vision. The ability to direct individual accomplishments toward organisational objectives. It is the fuel that allows common people to attain uncommon results. ”