Diversity in the Workplace

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In the world there are people that are alike and there are others that are different. Diversity is something that I believe is an issue and it is not going away anytime soon. Diversity started as early as the 1950s and 1960s. "During the 1060s and early 1970s, the United States went through a period of major social change". Every workplace is trying to find ways to deal with it and to get passed it. "The workplace," as described so far, is an intensely social environment. Social environment is the reason why diversity is such an issue in the workplace and it will always be an issue. When you talk about behavior and attitude, diversity plays a big role in all of it. A person who is diverse is someone special. They are their own person. If we were all alike then every one of us would be boring instead of interesting.

The world is filled will different and unique people. We all just have to finds ways so we all can blend in and feel comfortable with each other because diversity is not going anywhere.

I believe that everywhere you go you hear of diversity. Diversity is everywhere and it is in every workplace. There are some people who can take diversity better than others. In my eyes being different is a blessing. You are your own person and being different makes a person unique. Being unique is a great thing. Not everyone sees it that way. You hear some people that want to be able to blend in with everyone that they are friends with or other people that is around them. For example if there is a new style most people do whatever they can to be in style. Most people want to go along and blend...