Diversity is not about differences among groups, but rather about differences among individuals.
There are challenges to managing a diverse work population.
The number of dual-income families and single working mothers has changed the dynamics of the workplace.
Changes in the family structure means that there are fewer traditional family roles (Zweigenhaft and Domhoff 1998).
Finally, managers must be willing to change the organization if necessary (Koonce 2001).
Organizations need to learn how to manage diversity in the workplace to be successful in the future (Flagg 2002).
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Negative attitudes and behaviors in the workplace include prejudice, stereotyping, and discrimination, which should never be used by management for hiring, retention, and termination practices (could lead to costly litigation).