Transcript: - One in 5 Americans have a disability - Many people can have "invisible" disabilities Not uncommon for men to also bleach their skin After class... By: Christine Cermak and Macy Freels Final Presentation Before this class... -Legally blind -Three time national champion in 5000 meters Franklin D. Roosevelt Michael Phelps Small towns Howard Stern Charles Darwin Messages from the media in ads and commercials sent to men and women: -The importance of beauty over brains in women -That men should be aggressive and dominant, while women should be passive and submissive. -Women are objectified and over-sexualized. -President -Paraplegic due to polio -used a wheelchair ADD/ADHD Skin Bleaching Colorism Cameron Diaz Helen Keller - First Deaf/Blind person to earn a bachelor's degree -author, political activist, and lecturer It has been rumored that some black celebrities have bleached their skin Pablo Picasso -obsessive thoughts-- fear of being contaminated by germs -compulsive behaviors--excessive double checking of things -Attention deficit disorder -Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder Will Smith Not much diversity Henry Ford 8 out of 10 Nigerian women bleach their skin Physical and Mental Disabilities Donald Trump -difficulty paying attention -easily distracted -hyperactivity: fidgeting, squirming when seated -impulsivity: impatience, frequently interrupting or intruding on others to the point of causing problems in social or work settings Process that privileges light-skinned people of color over dark Sex and Gender Process by which social institutions (family, friends, media) form and shape expectations of acceptable behavior for males and females Gender Role Socialization: -Rhianna -Beyonce -Nicki Minaj Skin Color Stratification Obsessive Compulsive Disorder OCD Just because you are different, doesn't mean you are less Marla Runyan -more open to diversity -better educated about all the different cultures
Transcript: What is diversity? Venus Day Spa senior management will commit to creating an environment where: 1. There is tolerance of difference. All employees are treated fairly and with respect and dignity. 2. All employees are provided with a safe and healthy work environment. 3. Management is mostly transparent in their practices and actively encourages open and free lines of communication. 4. Access to further training and knowledge sharing are available to all in the spirit of enhancing their contribution to the business and work performance. 5. Open group discussions and the opportunity to provide feedback are part of the ongoing business practice. 6. Management takes coordinated steps to develop the job satisfaction of each individual employee. What is our Policy? Management will be responsible for on going training and education for all employees on diversity, equal opportunity and harassment. Breaches of this policy will be reported to senior management and result in disciplinary action. The business owner will proactively monitor the performance of the organization in meeting these standards and following set out procedures. Communication All communication between management and team members will not include discriminatory language and be shared in the spirit of equal opportunity and fairness to all employees. All communication will be delivered with respect and based on the enhancement of the business. Regular staff meetings will be held to inform all employees of business related information and provide an open forum for feedback. Venus Day Spa Diversity Policy Vision How do we do this? Victoria Equal Opportunity Act 1995 This Act outlines discrimination on the basis of gender, sexual orientation, pregnancy, status as a carer, race, religious or political belief and industrial activity as unlawful conduct and covers the areas of employment, education and professional organisations. Proposed action Bullying & Harassment Workplace diversity is a people issue, focused on initiatives that encourage a culture of non-discrimination and respect for all equally. Diversity creates environments that are open to learning from others and workplaces can benefit from the advantages those different perspectives and influences can bring. These differences may include race, religion, gender and age group. Performance Review Systematically and periodically, all team members will have the opportunity for individual performance reviews. This will provide the scope for management and employees to discuss and develop the work related interests and skills of each team member and enhance their job satisfaction and contribution to the organization. It will also provide a forum for team members to candidly air any concerns or grievances they may experience as part of their work undertaking. Training All internal and external training opportunities will be based on individual professional development and the requirements of the organization. All decisions relating to training, career advancement, personal and professional development will be merit based and meet organizational needs. At Venus Day Spa, it is an important part of our culture to identify and promote the individual characteristics and skills of each employee to enhance our business. Regardless of our contrasts of age, cultural heritage, appearance or level of experience, we aim to achieve optimal productivity and harmony, taking into consideration all of our strengths and differences. We are committed ensuring that all employees of Venus Day Spa are treated with respect. The benefits of this policy will promote a balanced and positive workplace, where there is maximum co-operation between team members. This contributes to the morale and job satisfaction of all employees and the financial success of the organization. This policy is applicable to all employees of the organisation and encompasses the specific diversity issues of equal employment opportunity, relating to age and cultural background and harassment The Law Australian Human Rights Commission Act 1986 The grounds of discrimination in employment under this Act include race, colour, sex, religion, political view, ethnic origin, age, criminal and medical record, marital status, disability, sexual orientation and trade union affiliation. What is Bullying? Bullying is repeated unreasonable behaviour directed towards a worker or group of workers that creates a risk to health and safety. In most cases, this behaviour is persistent and happens over a period of time. Bullying can take many forms, such as publicly humiliating someone, verbal abuse or spreading malicious rumours or gossip. Bullying can be verbal or in writing, including online. It can be carried out by more than one person and be experienced by individuals as well as groups of people. Bullying can be directed downwards (from supervisors/managers to workers), sideways (between workers) or upwards (workers to supervisors/managers). Fair Work Act 2009 This
Transcript: Go on Exchange present your country abroad Work with different mentalities Diversity Explore different cultures Be a Member Develop your skills Have an impact Enrich your knowledge AIESEC Be a Leader Lead your team Achieve your vision Coach others Be a mentor EXPERIENCE YOUR AIESEC JOURNEY Gives you a great experience
Transcript: 14th Week Consulting interns can be expensive Time and Money Personal Experience Preliminary Design Stage NFPA 101 and NFPA 13 New and Existing Education, Business, and Mercantile Definition of Project This app would be used to provide interns and recent graduates with an outline of guidelines for how to design and review designs of specific occupancies. With the given time frame, I will be writing the information that will go into the app Begin parametric study: Speak with my mentor and Jason to understand more about what critical variables I could concentrate on for this app. Choose those parameters and begin my study Gather information from NFPA 101 and NFPA 13 for new and existing education, business, and mercantile occupancies. By: Breanne Thompson Next Steps (Continued) Finish preparing for Draft of Analysis Pull together and discuss results of project Draw my conclusions and state future work needed Turn in Final Paper! 10th and 11th Week Turn in my parametric study Begin draft of analysis Map out the process of the app for the key elements 15th Week References Next Steps 7th Week Prepare for Final Presentation Summarize my draft of analysis into presentation Work on how to incorporate a live demonstration for my presentation App Development Background Information 8th-9th Week Continuous Process Objective-C for Apple products Java for Android products 6 months of studying Places to Learn: Codecademy, iOS Dev Center, Android Developers Training Hire App Developer will cost thousands Prepare Final Paper Dive into Shark Tank! 1. http://lifehacker.com/5401954/programmer-101-teach-yourself-how-to-code 2. http://www.bluecloudsolutions.com/blog/cost-develop-app/ 6th Week Background Presentation 12th-13th Week
Transcript: Real action and accountability Amnesty International Non-state actors/ Rebel Groups?? ...and what about men?? ignoring male rape victims? would rape exist without a man? Weapons of War: Rape UN as an Arena - NGO's - Discussion and dialogue Arena Instrument Actor Critical Thinking Weapons of War: Rape UN as an instrument UNSC Resolution 1820 (2008) UN as an Actor - UN Action Against Sexual Violence in Conflict Weapons of War: Rape Problems with 1820 "Roles and Functions of International Organizations" "Sexual violence, when used as a tactic of war in order to deliberately target civilians or as a part of a widespread or systematic attack against civilian populations, can significantly exacerbate situations of armed conflict and may impede the restoration of international peace and security… effective steps to prevent and respond to such acts of sexual violence can significantly contribute to the maintenance of international peace and security" (UNSC Resolution 1820, p. 2)" http://www.stoprapenow.org/uploads/advocacyresources/1282164625.pdf Background Presentation- Kristin Mann Weapons of War: Rape Brief Insight - used to manipulate social control - destabilize communities - weaken ethnic groups and identities Examples: - Sudanese Militia - Rwanda Genocide - DRC Critical Thinking http://www.womenundersiegeproject.org/blog/entry/the-need-for-numbers-on-rape-in-warand-why-theyre-nearly-impossible-to-get Critical Thinking Increased Data Collection by international organizations - determine humanitarian responses - ensures justice and reparation - provides recognition and dignity
Transcript: What is diversity? Lets name some topics race religion sexual orientation ethnicity gender/sex age Socio-economic class majors education level political views family size disabilities Why do I need to know about this? At URI we have: students from 45 US States 20% of incoming freshmen identify as students of color 60% Instate 40% Out of State How to get Involved Getting involved... Gay Straight Alliance/LGBTQ Asian Student Association P.I.N.K Women Alima International Dance Association ASL: American Sign Language Club teaching to keep an open mind looking to the future accepting and living in a diverse community educating the student body about resources creating a close knit community on campus THANKS! Living and Learning in a Diverse Community there are many clubs to choose from Resources on Campus Debriefing the presentation... Organizations and Clubs Diversity Week Volunteer What comes to mind first... How do you think you would approach a diversity lesson in your class? What diversity obstacles might you face in a freshman community? Can you think of any other helpful resources on campus? Any questions for us?? http://www.uri.edu/mcc/DiversityWeek/2012/DW%20Booklet12%20Preliminary.pdf Talk Back...the debriefing Clubs and Organizations Diversity at URI What can be forgotten http://www.uri.edu/mcc/html/studentgrps.html Students from 58 nations be open minded do your research ask questions and DC here are a few examples Multicultural Center Women's Center Counseling Center in Roosevelt Building RA/Hall Director Advisor URI 101 Mentor Take diversity back to your class Make it low-risk Gauge how your class accepts the activity to make it higher-risk How would you alter this activity to bring it into your URI 101 class? What questions would you ask your class to "debrief" them at the end of the activity? October 1st-5th 2012 What is diversity week all about? CSV 302 Molly Pritchard Christine Juhr Mathew Vitegliano Rebecca Chercia Stand Up Sit Down stand up if it applies to you stay seated if it does not never stand if you do not feel comfortable
Transcript: Broader service range Increased adaptability More effective execution Variety of viewpoints Costs money Loss of Time Low efficiency Unhealthy tensions Develop the culture Implement the culture Enforce the culture Increase awareness of diversity Four areas of Diversity Appearance- Men should wear fashionable, high quality shoes. Quality accessories such as shoes and leather goods will make a good impression with the Italians. Behavior- It is common for everyone to speak simultaneously at meetings. Do not exchange business cards at social gatherings. Communication- Avoid talking about religion, politics, or World War II. At social gatherings, it is considered insulting to ask someone you just meet about their profession. Italy Table of Contents Australia Egypt Benefits of Diversity Diversity Presentation Experience International Communication Flag of Australia Ignoring Diversity Brazil Flag of Italy Diversity Issues Appearance- Men wear a conservative suit and tie for business. Men should not become physical with another, or wink at a woman. Behavior- Do not litter. Maintain good eye contact during meetings and conversations. Communication- Shake hands when meeting and leaving. Sightseeing and sports are good conversational topics. Appearance- The color red is considered lucky. The color white is synonymous to death. Behavior- Follow the lead of your host when dining. Everyone is expected to drink a toast. Communication Punctuality is expected. A slight bow will show respect, but handshakes are common. Managing Diversity By: Jordan Madison 7th Period August 30th, 2012 Flag of Brazil Flag of Hong Kong Appearance- The O.K. signal is rude Touching of the arms, elbows, and backs are common. Behavior- Mark appointments at least two weeks in advance. Never start a business discussion before your hostess does. Communication- First names are used often, but title are important. Music and long animated conversation are favorite Brazilian habits. Nationality Pg. 3- Hong Kong Pg. 5- Egypt Pg. 7- Brazil Pg. 9- Australia Pg. 11- Italy Jordan Madison 7th Period Flag of Egypt Training Hong Kong Appearance- Women should always wear modest clothing. A jacket and a tie is usually worn to business meetings. Behavior- It is common to smoke in public. Try not to sit with legs crossed. Communication- If locating in Egypt, business cards should be in Arabic on one side and English on the other. Arabic is read from right to left in books or magazines. The start is at the back. Diversity in the workplace means employing people without discrimination on the basis of gender, age and ethnic or racial background. Gender
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