culture diversity

Essay by sweiloonCollege, UndergraduateC-, September 2014

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Essay Part B

Name: Sing Wei Loon

Student ID: N9291458

Tutor: Jessica Ashman

Word: 531

Culture diversity in the workplace is another significant component for an organisation's business, which can help facilitate equality and reduce unnecessary turnover costs from racial discrimination. Cultural differences in the workplace included different generations, education, personal background, national origin and ethnicity (Nareen, 2013). All of these differences can have immense beneficial impacts for a company's financial performance and provide a substantial profit. Trompenaars & Hampden-Turner (2004) state that equality and hierarchy in workplace are the dimensions, which can provide a better outcome for a company. Equality in the workplace include provide equal pay, forbid discrimination of other races and give equal welfare and treatment for each employee (Johnson, 2008). Furthermore, promoting equality in the business can help to make a good reputation and reduce discrimination for a company even the country. For instance, equality in United Kingdom is about ensuring every employees are treated equally and provide an equal opportunities notwithstanding of their religion, disability or other things that could be discriminated (Equality and diversity at work,2014).

Therefore, company should make same development programmes or training for employees to improve the quality of the workplace environment. Furthermore, hierarchy in the workplace is also can be important element to advance company's financial performance. "A Hierarchy in the workplace among the staff based on function and creates a chain of responsibility and status, role and position (Patreese, 2006)." Hierarchy can help employee know about the position and responsibility, thus ensuring productivity. As a result the promote of equality and hierarchy can reduce the problem between the industrial relationship and improve a high-level of the working environment.

Two real worlds will examine how culture differences can improve the financial performance in a company. First real world...