Psychology of Diversity
The objective of this course is to provide students with knowledge and strategies for understanding and managing diversity issues in the workplace. We will review current theories and research on diversity, especially as they relate to the workplace. We will examine psychological principles and research as they relate to human behavior and how we perceive and interact with people who have different backgrounds, values, cultures, experiences, and ideas. Additionally, there will be special emphasis on the dynamics of diversity in the workplace and the identification and examination of strategies to successfully manage diversity.