Ruth Mayhew has been writing since the mid-1980s, and she has been an HR subject matter expert since 1995.
Her work appears in "The Multi-Generational Workforce in the Health Care Industry," and she has been cited in numerous publications, including journals and textbooks that focus on human resources management practices.
Employees learn from co-workers whose work styles vary and whose attitudes about work varies from their own.
This is particularly true for employees within multigenerational work environments, as well as those who work in environments that are accessible to those with disabilities.
The appeal of global markets creates two kinds of opportunities for employees: opportunities for promotion and employee development.
A global marketplace opens doors for employees of different ages, physical and mental abilities, and ethnic backgrounds to build global profit centers.Other advantages include loyalty from customers who choose to do business only with companies whose business practices are socially responsible.The importance of workplace diversity cannot be overstated when it comes to an organization’s ability to reach markets in foreign countries.However, employees who acknowledge others’ differences often also find similarities, particularly when there are common goals, such as production and quality.Respect for co-workers either reduces the likelihood of conflict or facilitates an easier road to conflict resolution.(Josh Greenberg, 2004) “Workplace diversity refers to the variety of differences between people in an organization” and according to (business dictionary) “discrimination is the bias or prejudice resulting in denial of opportunity, or unfair treatment regarding selection, promotion or transfer.These two topics are always trending in the business world”.Traditional-generation workers learn new technology and processes from workers who belong to the tech-savvy Millennial generation.Likewise, Generation X employees learn from exposure to the assertive, go-getter work ethic typical of many Baby Boomers.It is impossible for one to not see one of these in the workplace.In a perfect world one would assume that everyone would be treated the same when applying for a job.