TOPIC NO 5: SKILLS AND CAPACITIES ON DIVERSITY
MANAGEMENT AND NEGOTIATIOΝ
TOPIC NO 6: EXAMPLES OF
GOOD PRACTICES IN MANAGING DIVERSITY FROM THE EUROPEAN AREA
Please consult Topic 6 for the final exercises.
Preventing and combating discrimination and managing
diversity at work are priorities for many businesses and organizations in both
private and public sectors. There are various companies and operators planning
actions and taking initiatives in relation to anti-discrimination and diversity
management. Such actions and initiatives are acknowledged as good practices
when they produce positive results. Here, unity will present and analyze
specific examples of good practices by both private sector businesses and
Once you have completed Topic 5 & 6, you should know/be
able to define/have knowledge of:
positive business practices in managing diversity in the workplace.
actions such as work charts and some good practice examples that have been
applied to specific European private and public companies.
importance of such actions and as a strategy to increase employee productivity
and business competitiveness.
possibilities for businesses to adopt a more favorable policy in the field of
- The reasons
why the fight against discrimination in European countries is limited.
- The concept
of “Corporate Social Responsibility” as the basic framework in which some
examples of good practices have been developed.
actions - examples of good practices that have been applied to specific
businesses in the European area.
potential businesses in Europe have in adopting a more favorable