Welcoming Diversity in the Workplace: Prejudice Reduction

Event Details
  • Date/Time:
    • Thursday May 17, 2012
      8:30 am - 4:00 pm
  • Location: Room 320, Student Center
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Contact

Wansley Dennis
Office of Human Resources
404-894-2249

Summaries

Summary Sentence: This workshop is sponsored by the Office of Human Resources and the Division of Student Affairs.

Full Summary: Participants will learn about prejudice and discriminatory behaviors and the impact those behaviors have on individuals and the work environment. 

This workshop will be facilitated by Cheryl Cofield, director of diversity and culture, and Stephanie Ray, director of diversity programs. Workshop participants will learn about prejudice and discriminatory behaviors and the impact those behaviors have on individuals and the work environment.

Workshop Description:
Every human being has the capacity to discriminate and be discriminated against, and every individual’s behavior impacts the workplace environment. This course helps to reduce prejudice in the workplace by helping individuals:

  • Identify the information and misinformation learned about various groups,
  • Identify and express pride in the group(s) to which they belong,
  • Learn how groups, other than their own, experience mistreatment,
  • Learn the personal impact of specific incidents of discrimination, and
  • Learn how to interrupt prejudicial jokes, remarks and slurs.

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Categories
Career/Professional development
Keywords
diversity, human resources, prejudice, workplace
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  • Created By: Michael Hagearty
  • Workflow Status: Published
  • Created On: May 11, 2012 - 5:03am
  • Last Updated: Oct 7, 2016 - 9:58pm