Last week we discussed our personal career futures. This week we’ll focus on the broader societal landscape and what value diversity and inclusion play in the future of work. Diversity in the workplace does not just refer to race, sex, religion, class, and age. A commitment to a diverse working environment also acknowledges the importance of the diversity of perspectives, cultures, backgrounds, and strengths.
Begin by viewing the video, “Inclusion Starts with I” https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2g88Ju6nkcg
Then read Four Diversity and Inclusion Disruptors in The Future of Work
post that responds to each of the prompts below:
- Have you ever encountered a situation like the ones highlighted in the video? How did it impact you?
- What demographic groups, backgrounds, or perspectives are underrepresented in your career field? Why?
- What are the benefits of working in diverse groups? What are the challenges?
Your initial post should refer to evidence from at least one source (please cite your source in your post).
After reading all of Chapter 6, please select the following primary source reading:
- “Fundamental Principles of the Metaphysics of Morals” by Immanuel Kant (starting on page 146)
Write a short, objective summary of 250-500 words which summarizes the main ideas being put forward by the author in this selection. Your summary should include no direct quotations from any author. Instead, summarize in your own words, and include a citation to the original. Format your Reading Summary assignment according to either MLA or APA formatting standards, and attach as either a .doc, .docx, or .rtf filetype. Other filetypes, or assignments that are merely copy/pasted into the box will be returned ungraded.