Not everyone is aware that diversity can benefit a company such that it can help employees perform better. There have been studies that show how a non-diverse workplace can lead to stress, which then has an impact on employee performance. This is because when employees feel like they are not accepted, their behavior changes, thereby affecting their job attitude.
Diversity is not only about gender equality and race acceptance. It can also include other issues such as accommodation of beliefs, ethnic and cultural differences, gender equality, physical and mental disabilities, and language and communication.
Everyone should learn to accept and understand other people’s differences. They should all be open to working with anyone, no matter their background.
The HR and recruitment should be aware of the issues that a non-diverse environment can bring at work and consider making the workplace diverse and unbiased.
Below is a list of the major diversity issues and how they can be solved.