MGMT 445: Managing Workplace Diversity


  • Socialized biases and prejudices in the workplace (Culture)
  • Cognitive biases: decision making (Ethical, Inclusive, Strategic, & Sustainable Thinking)
  • Organizational approaches to managing diverse cultures (Culture; Managerial Functions)
  • Bystander interventions for micro-aggressions (Interpersonal – Conflict Management)
  • Team-level approaches to managing diversity (Teamwork/Collaboration)
  • Inclusive leadership strategies (Leadership/Influence)
  • Inter-group relations (Interpersonal/Relational –Emotional & Social intelligence)
  • Inclusive decision-making frameworks (Ethical, Inclusive, Strategic, & Sustainable Thinking)

Skills & Abilities

  • Self-awareness of bias and privilege (Interpersonal/Relational - Self-awareness)
  • Analyzing dilemmas: diversity (Ethical, Inclusive, Strategic, & Sustainable Thinking)
  • Empathy and perspective-taking across differences (Interpersonal/Relational -Emotional intelligence & Social intelligence; Culture)
  • Inclusive team building (Teamwork/Collaboration)
  • Implementation of personal diversity mission and action plan (Interpersonal/Relational - Self-awareness)
  • Developing inclusive organizational practices (Leadership/Influence; Culture)
  • Diversity management practices evaluation (Managerial Functions)