For this assignment, you will take on the role of the Vice President of Human Resources of Columbia Consulting, a firm of 24 employees, who serve a relatively diverse community. The company also has plans to open its first office abroad later this year, so it will have a globalized workforce. Of the employees in professional positions, your workplace has only one African American, no other employees of color, and three women. Your upper-level management—the top six executives—are all white males. The firm has 15 support staff (secretaries and other clerical workers), of whom 14 are women and 11 are either African American or Latino. You would very much like to better represent the community in which you do business.
Prepare a PowerPoint presentation for Columbia Consulting executives, introducing a program that will increase the numbers of minorities and women in professional positions as soon as possible. The tone of the presentation should be of a persuasive nature as you will asking your leadership for their support in instituting the program. As you compile this presentation, address the issues listed below.
Define exactly what it means to have a diverse workforce.
Describe the business benefits of a diverse workforce.
Explain the steps you will undertake to increase the proportion of minorities and women in professional positions within Columbia Consulting.
Justify the legal and moral grounds for the steps you propose to undertake.
Point out the pitfalls you must avoid.
Your PowerPoint presentation should be 12 slides, not counting the title slide and reference slide. You must use a minimum of one academic or peer-reviewed source from the CSU Online Library in addition to your textbook. Adhere to APA Style when creating citations and references for this assignment.
The use of speaker notes is required as well. In the speaker notes, you will provide what you would say if you were actually giving the presentation to an audience. Please write your notes in complete sentences and adhere to typical grammar and/or punctuation rules.
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