Managing Diversity

1. There are many challenges and barriers that impact and organizations ability to create a culturally diverse workforce, yet one without a high degree conflict that may arise with individuals of different heritages, perspectives and opinions. Discuss the complexities of managing such a diverse and multicultural organization, as opposed to managing and organization where employees have similar heritages/cultures.

2. There are numerous trends that impact cultural diversity- international population trends, migration trends, national trends, gender diversity, and age diversity, to name a few. Select the trend that will have the greatest impact on the united states in the next five years and offer two strategies that will allow the united states to best mitigate its impact.