Review the background of affirmative action. Then, argue whether or not the intended fairness afforded by affirmative action is relevant to the 21st century, considering that organizations are typically trending toward promoting a diverse workforce. Justify your response.
Select two (2) of the following types of harassment: same-sex harassment, cyber harassment, or hostile virtual environment. Investigate the significant ways in which the selected type of harassment could alter work conditions in any organization. Then, formulate a plan to minimize the selected type of harassment in the organization.
Read the article attached â€œLeadership Excellence: Communicate Your Visionâ€. Next, assess the consequences of leaders not being able to communicate their change vision. Discuss the outcomes of a change management plan with an under-communicated vision of change. Develop a strategy for avoiding under-communicating the change vision.
View the video titled â€œJohn Kotter â€“ Communicating a Vision for Changeâ€ (4 min 16 s) below. You may also view the video at https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bGVe3wRKmH0. Next, assess the means of communication that are available to us as leaders. Review Kotterâ€™s comments regarding communication, and efficient and effective communications. As the leader of a large organization implementing a change, develop a strategy for communicating your vision of change. Discuss the tools that the organization would use as well as the frequency of communication.
Select either direct or indirect dissemination of information and knowledge. Using three (3) of the six (6) basic elements, (i.e., the source, the recipient, the relationship between them, the knowledge to be transferred, the method of transfer, and the organizational context within which transfer occurs), suggest one (1) problem that may occur in each element. Justify your response.
Compare and contrast the major similarities and difference between tacit and explicit knowledge. Then, determine the two (2) most effective and the two (2) most ineffective dissemination mechanisms in a virtual learning environment for each type of knowledge. Justify your response