What are the 3 theoretical contributions in diversity management? Thomas and Ely proposed three types of perspectives for managing diversity at the organizational level: discrimination-and-fairness, access-and-legitimacy and integration-and-learning.
What are theories of diversity? The cognitive diversity hypothesis suggests that multiple perspectives stemming from the cultural differences between group or organizational members result in creative problem solving and innovation.
What are the four types of approaches to managing diversity in Organisations? Based on the results, they identified four different approaches – Identity Blind, Assimilation, Inclusive Differentiation, and Equitable Transformation. These managers took account of individual differences between employees such as personality or work styles, while turning a ‘blind eye’ to race or gender.
What are the three diversity paradigms? Three different paradigms of diversity management, namely, discrimination and fairness, access and legitimacy, and learning and effectiveness, will be explored.