Diversity is a fundamental value of modern socjety – this statement relates also to the buisness world. Diversity in organizations is managed by the inclusion and awareness of minority groups such as ethnic, gender, aged, disabled workers etc. A lot of empirical research shows that effective diversity managing in a workplace brings a lot of benefits and its essential to build a success. What that does this mean in practice? To get wide variety of benefits form organizational diversity, management should to minimize the negatives (like inequity, stereotypes or discrimination) while simultaneously empower the positive elements – apropriate use of diversity can bring a lot of innovative thinking, new perspectives or unique skills.
Tuned up! project delivers an innovative solutions that assist in effecive diversity management. The concept of the project applies to the idea of Diversity Abassador which is a new vocational role extending manager’s competencies and potential. Crucial factor to disseminate the idea of diversity is to create the liders – diversity ambassadors whose activity should be placed between people responsible for making strategic decisions, and people whose are related to these decisions.
Implementation of such programme requires proper, mulitidimensional preparation of the employees who are in new role, their direct superiors, management and all working Staff. Main issue is to provide them a competences and work tools which are essential to efficient managing diversity.
Project is directly adressed to corporate managers SME's decision makers and managers. Project directly develops their competences in area of diversity management, by defining the role of Diversity Ambassador: its competence profile and task, and by providing tools and e-tools to be used in model situations in a workplace as well as elaborating e-learning and manual developing knowledge and competence. Also as an indirect receivers of the project's products can be indicate as well individual professionals and entities acting in a buisness environment. They are potential implementators of complex programme elaborated in a project. Free access to all products is guaranteed and publications such manual for employers can be easily used by external advisors in process of implementation of diversity management in company