In any organization the management aims at creating awareness to its employees to help them contribute to the growth of the firm as it strives to achieve its goals. This process is referred to as diversity training which helps change the attitude of the employees. One of the methods used is the utilization of videos and also experimental exercises which have a great influence on the behavior of employees. Secondly is use of programs that emphasize on employee respect and value of all in the organization. Lastly is training on skills of how people should interact with each other while at work since misunderstandings do arise from time to time.
These could be caused by cultural differences, language barriers among others.
Drug abuse has become a common concern and drug tests have been taken up as a measure to help reduce this over the past years in many organizations. However this action has raised lots of controversy among different people. Some of the employees feel as if their privacy is being invaded whereas others refuse on legal reasons. Moreover, some feel violated by having their samples taken for testing and being accused of drug use sounds too serious and offensive. It is due to this reasons that employers should follow some rules to ensure fairness in the tests. The tests should be carried out for jobs that need safety measures, keeping the results confidential, carrying out the tests to all applicants and also carrying out fitness for duty testing.
Readiness for reading refers to how an individual’s personal skills and characteristics work well will the surrounding environment to allow reading. To achieve this some of the traits needed include the ability to read and write, solving mathematical problems and being able to solve general problems. The environment where this work in undertaken depends majorly on two characteristics namely situational constraints and social support. Situational constraints refers to those factors arising from the organizations conditions such as lack of proper tools, lack of training money, among others. Social support on the other hand refers to the various ways firms use to encourage its employees so that they are more productive to the organization.
Noe, R. A., Hollenbeck, J. R., Gerhart, B., & Wright, P. M. (2011). Fundamentals of human resource management (4th ed.). Chicago, IL: McGraw-Hill