Prerequisite: 16:283.
This course aims to develop an understanding of social conflict
and cultural diversity in the workplace in contemporary Canada. It
will explore diversity initiatives in the workplace and what makes
them matter. Questions addressed include the following: How
does cultural conflict act as a catalyst for social change within our
workplaces? What are the impacts of a diverse cultural religious
and generational population, and what human resources strategies
exist to mitigate against any difficulties a heterogeneous
workplace population poses for the 21st century HR Manager?

3 lecture hours per week, one term.