Diversity Management

Diversity Management training represents the opportunity for organizations to educate their employees and managers about workforce diversity and enable them to embrace and leverage differences for the benefit of the organization. Although diversity training cannot completely change an individual's core beliefs, it does have the ability to increase awareness, impart knowledge and educate employees on how to accept differences among fellow employees and create a more tolerant and sensitive organization. The notion that USA is a melting pot of people from multiple countries, cultures and backgrounds has evolved to a greater level. Workplace diversity has taken a new face. Today the impetus behind diversity initiatives is inclusion and benefiting from collaboration of cultures, ideas and different perspectives.

Diversity Management training offers a broader perspective of embracing visible and invisible differences of one another through empathy, pluralism and ethno-relativism approach. It aims to highlight qualities in others different than our own, the perceptions we have of others, the approach in our interactions and other defining characteristics that set us apart from everyone else. This training aids organizations in breaking barriers that separate different types of employees, so that a positive and energized workplace environment can be created. An emphatic approach towards embracing cultural sensitivity in all aspects of workplace diversity serves as a catalyst for organizational success.

To be scheduled.

Mcallen Teaching Site

  • Teach language and Imagery of Diversity, the attitudes they spawn, and the infinite ways people are different
  • Link workplace diversity to organization’s strategic goals and objectives i.e. business case for diversity
  • Provide guidance how to achieve and establish a diversity initiative and measure its impact
  • Teach individuals who are different from others how to work together effectively with ethno-relativism and pluralism approaches and gain cultural awareness
  • Facilitate positive intergroup interaction, reduce prejudice and stereotyping
  • Guide towards leading an inclusive workplace and acquire understanding of effective interventions for promoting healthy workplace diversity through individual responsibility

  • Understanding Diversity

    • Definition
    • Diversity Management
    • Traditional Approaches To Diversity
    • Valuing Differences
    • Comparative Analysis - Affirmative Action, Valuing Differences, and Managing Diversity
    • Assimilation And Its Limitations
    • Affirmative Action And Its Limitations
    • Diversity Paradigms - Eight Action Options
    • Relationship Between EEO, Valuing Differences And Affirmative Action
    • Corporate Culture: The Root Of The Matter
    • Diversity In Action: Key Dynamics
    • Levels Of Diversity
    • Factors Of Workforce Diversity
    • Attributes, Experiences, & Backgrounds
    • Diversity Mature Individuals
    • Humans Are Unique
    • Common Diverse Work Groups
  • Business Case for Diversity and Inclusion

    • Business Imperative
    • Economic Imperative
    • Human Imperative
    • Diversity Initiative
    • Establishing Diversity Initiative
    • Diversity Metric
    • How do You Measure Managing Diversity's Success?
  • Cultural Diversity and Cultural Key Considerations

    • Organizational Culture
    • Cultural Competence
    • Cultural Competence Continuum
    • Cultural Incompetency
    • Skills and Characteristics of Cultural Competency
    • Understanding Perception
    • Employer Strategies
    • Impediments to Cross-cultural Communication
    • Cultures' Effects on Organizations
    • Cultural Dimensions
    • Respect
    • Promoting a Multicultural Workplace
    • English Only Rules
  • Detriments to Workplace Diversity - A Guide to Employee Relations

    • Diversity Bias
    • Discrimination and its Types
    • Harassment
    • Bullying
    • Humor
    • Exclusion
    • Incivility
    • Preventive Measures
  • Challenges of Diversity

    • Availability Challenge
    • Fairness Challenge
    • Synergy Challenge
    • Attracting and Retaining Talent
    • Greater Diversity among Employees
    • Diversity in Groups
    • Trainings
    • Senior Management
    • HR Departments
    • Front line Managers
    • Lack of Trust
    • Extraneous Agendas
    • Conceptual Confusion
    • Failure to Appreciate Pioneering Role
    • Reliance on Employees
    • Dealing with "Isms"
    • Flaws of Diversity Boxes
  • Diversity and Inclusion – Gateway to Leading Diversity

    • Definitions
    • A process approach
    • Paradigm of Diversity Management
    • Science and Theory
    • Leadership Models
    • Cultivate Psychological Safety
    • Organizational Systems and Habits
    • Understanding Context
    • Identify Requirements
    • Diligent Role of Managers and Bosses
    • Individual Responsibility

Ms. Amnah Imtiaz holds a Bachelors in Business Administration and a Master in the same field with specialization in Human Resource Management from Pakistan. She recently completed her MBA from University of Texas Rio Grande Valley with concentration in Management. She is a recipient of several academic awards and scholarships.
She has been associated with the higher education since 2012.  She served as a Faculty of Business Studies and Management at Kinnaird College for Women, Pakistan and holds diverse experience in teaching undergraduate and graduate courses such as Organizational Behavior, Human Resource Management, Introduction to Business, Corporate Governance and Business Ethics, Principles of Marketing, Principles of Management, Retailing, Issues in Pakistan Economy, Consumer Behavior, Research Workshop II and Introduction to Commerce.
She has experience working in the capacity of sales and marketing with the health sector of Pakistan as well as in the multinational cosmetic company. She is active in the community and serves as a lead fund raiser for Randhawa Education Fund, a non-profit organization started by her late grandfather that supports education of less privileged rural students and widows who have no bread earner.