Workplace Diversity

Article Review: Workplace Diversity
Select two recent articles from ProQuest that focus on the impact of cultural diversity on business and that deal with comparable or similar themes. (You may use the recommended articles.) Prepare a 3-4 page comparative article review. The first section of your paper should summarize the articles and identify the author’s main points. The next section of your paper should offer an analysis and examination of these main issues. Finally, conclude your paper with a synthetic comparative analysis of the two articles addressing how your findings or recommendations could be applied in the real world. Address the applicability to a workplace diversity training program.]

Grading Criteria
Content Criteria Total: 7

Selected two recent academic articles focused on the impact of cultural diversity on business and that dealt with comparable or similar themes.

Summarized the articles and identified the author’s main points.

Analyzed the main issues in each article. Finally, conclude your paper with a comparative analysis of the two articles addressing how their findings or recommendations could be applied in the real world

Synthesized the individual article to address how their findings or recommendations could be applied in the real world, particularly to the creation of a diversity training program.

Writing and Organization CriteriaTotal: 1

Writing style is clear and concise.

Tone is academic and appropriate for the content and assignment.

Thesis statement is clearly articulated.

Structure is logical, including an introduction, body, and conclusion.

Flow is maintained by effective transitions.

Rules of grammar, punctuation, and spelling are followed.

Adherence to APA formatting requirements is evident.

Research Criteria Total: 1

Sources are credible (preferably peer-reviewed), varied, relevant, and current (published within past five years); use of seminal work (e.g. Freud) is encouraged.

Sources inform analysis, evaluation, problem-solving and decision-making.

Includes required number of professional/scholarly sources.

Addresses ethical considerations in research when appropriate.

Required Text
Ferdman, B. M., & Deane, B. R. (2014). Diversity at work: The practice of inclusion. Hoboken, NJ: John Wiley & Sons.
Kahn, A. (2015). The ecology of diversity: Examining individuals, societies and cultures. San Diego, CA: Bridgepoint Education, Inc.

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