The benefits and critical importance of diversity management in the National Department of Public Works

Vink, Bazil Rainer (2008-03)

Thesis (MBA)--Stellenbosch University, 2008.

Thesis

ENGLISH ABSTRACT: This thesis extends research on the benefits and critical importance of diversity and proper diversity management in South African government departments, and was built on the premise that this research can provide benefits in assisting this government departments to make improvements in their diversity management and to harness the benefits of diversity. Participants in the study were the employees from the National Department Public Work's Cape Town Regional Office. The study also looks at diversity management studies conducted in Australia, Malaysia and Canada. The study involves an in-depth analysis of the literature on diversity management, which resulted in an untangling of the complexity of the subject .

AFRIKAANSE OPSOMMING: Die doel van hierdie werkstuk is om die voordele en kritiese belang van die bestuur van diverse werkgroepe binne die Suid Afrikaanse staatsdepartemente te ondersoek. Nieteenstaande die moontlike slaggate, moet die voordele van 'n diverse werksgroep en die belangrikheid om sodanige personeel effektief te bestuur nie deur werkgewers onderskat word nie. Die werknemers van die Nasionale Department Publieke Werke, Kaapstad gaan deel neern in die studie. Die studie sluit in persoonlike onderhoude. Die studie ondersoek ook bevindinge oor die bestuur van diversiteit in Australia, Malaysia en Kanada, Dit sluit ook in diepte ondersoek van literuur aangaande diverse bestuur.

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