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valuing diversity

Valuing Diversity

Plymouth Hospitals NHS Trust

working together
Working Together
  • Confidentiality
  • Listen and respect others.
  • Contribute and ask questions.
  • Use examples you are happy to share.
  • Be open to new ideas.
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Aims
  • To enable participants to explore the key aspects of diversity and its impact within the workplace.
  • To enable participants to help create a workplace free of discrimination where diversity is valued.
  • To overcome barriers to equality and diversity, and understand what resources are available
objectives
Objectives
  • To understand the meaning of diversity and the differences between diversity and equality.
  • To identify the benefits of diversity.
  • To explore why people are discriminated against and key influencing factors.
  • To identify individual and organisational responsibilities in preventing discrimination in the workplace.
  • To explore how discrimination can be challenged in the workplace.
definitions
Definitions
  • What is Equality of Opportunity?
  • What is Diversity?
equality and diversity
Equality and Diversity
  • Equality is about creating a fairer society where everyone can participate. It is backed up by legislation designed to address unfair discrimination.
  • Diversity is about the recognition and valuing of difference – creating a working culture to recognise, respect, value and harness difference for the benefits of the organisation and the individual.
what is diversity
What is Diversity?

“Salad Bowl” Exercise

diversity
What Diversity is

Valuing the person.

Recognising the differences between people.

Goes beyond Equal Opportunities.

What Diversity is not

Treating people the same.

Judging people on the basis of one attribute.

Diversity
definitions9
Definitions.
  • Diversity
    • Is to understand, respect, celebrate and value physical, cultural and social differences among individuals. As such a diverse workforce can add value to an organisation’s ability to perform.

Diversity Management Strategy Plymouth Hospitals NHS Trust 2006

benefits of diversity group exercise
Benefits of Diversity – Group Exercise.

What are the benefits and barriers of Diversity in the workplace to the:-

  • Individual
  • Team
  • Organisation.
benefits of diversity
To the Individual

Self Development

Able to contribute

To share

Increase self esteem

Sense of worth

To the Team

Flexibility

Creativity

Co-operation

Creates tolerance

Modifies behaviour

Benefits of Diversity.
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Benefits of Diversity.

To the Organisation.

  • Improved business effectiveness through;
    • Getting the best person for the job
    • Improve communication
    • Staff Retention
    • Enhanced motivation of staff
    • Fulfilling legal obligations
factors for change
Factors for Change
  • Legislation
  • Demographics
  • Skills Shortage
  • Social Responsibility
  • Based on factors above:

It’s the right thing to do

legislation examples
Legislation - examples
  • Equal Pay Act 1970
  • Human Rights Act 1998
  • Sex Discrimination Act 1975
  • Race Relations Act 1976; (Amendment) Act 2000
  • Disability Discrimination Act 1995; (Amendment) Act 2005
  • Employment Equality (Religion & Belief) Regulations 2003
  • Employment Equality (Sexual Orientation) Regulations 2003
  • Employment Equality (Age) Regulations 2006
existing initiatives frameworks
Existing Initiatives/Frameworks
  • Knowledge and Skills Framework (KSF)
  • Race Equality Performance Framework (2004)
  • Disability Equality Scheme (2006-2009)
  • Gender Equality Scheme (2007-2010)
  • HR Diversity Management Strategy (Draft)
  • Valuing People Group
  • Positively Diverse – NHS Employers
  • Framework for Patient & Public Involvement.
  • Standards for Better Health
legislation definitions
Legislation - Definitions
  • Direct Discrimination
  • Indirect Discrimination
  • Harassment
  • Victimisation
  • Reasonable Adjustment (DDA)
  • Genuine Occupational Qualification (GOQ)
  • Positive Action
diversity challenge
Diversity Challenge
  • Complete the Diversity Challenge quiz
  • For every correct answer you get one point
  • Case studies earn you 5 points, so think carefully about your answers!
  • Team with the most points wins…

Good luck!

on what grounds does discrimination take place
Age

Race

Physical Ability

Sexual Orientation

Religion

Language

Professional Experience

Education

Skills

Background

Values

Culture

Class

Social Background

Criminal Record

Caring Responsibilities

On what grounds does discrimination take place?
perceptions
Perceptions

“Most of our perceptions are formed by associating with people who are similar to us in race, ethnicity, social status, education and lifestyle etc.”

Workforce America, Loden & Rosener (1991)

exercise answer the following questions about someone in the room you don t know
Marital Status

Age

Where they live

What car they drive

What newspaper they read

Favourite food

Favourite music

Hobbies

Favourite Colour

How many children

What type of holidays they enjoy.

Exercise – Answer the following questions about someone in the room you don’t know
definitions stereotyping and prejudice
Definitions : Stereotyping and Prejudice
  • Stereotype
  • A fixed idea or popular conception
    • (all people who wear glasses are clever)
  • Prejudice
    • A preconceived idea, usually unfavourable
    • The tendency to see differences as weaknesses.
    • An opinion held despite contradictory facts
    • Intolerance (of other races etc.)
definitions discrimination
Definitions - Discrimination
  • Treating one person less favourably than another on the grounds of, for example, their race, ethnic or national origin, religion, marital status, sex, disability, age, appearance, sexual orientation.
thoughts and actions
Thoughts and Actions

Discrimination

Labelling

Stereotype

Prejudice

how does it feel
How does it feel?
  • To have your differences exaggerated
  • To be labelled
  • To feel powerless
  • To be a stereotype
  • To have traditions imposed on you
  • To have your entry restricted
  • To feel ‘different’ and isolated
what can i do
What Can I Do?
  • What can/does your organisation do?
  • What can/do you as an individual do?
valued behaviours
Valued Behaviours
  • Show respect to all colleagues and patients
  • Communicate – engage, ask questions and listen
  • Don’t make assumptions
  • Respect right to privacy
  • Respect others beliefs and values
  • Treat every person as an individual
  • Look at how you can be flexible
nhs core values
Equal Access

Dignity and Respect

NHS Core Values
  • Control and Choice
  • Working as a Team
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Objectives
  • To understand the meaning of diversity and the differences between diversity and equality.
  • To identify the benefits of diversity.
  • To explore why people are discriminated against and key influencing factors.
  • To identify individual and organisational responsibilities in preventing discrimination in the workplace.
  • To explore how discrimination can be challenged in the workplace.
contacts
Contacts
  • Wasia Shahain ~ Equality and

Diversity Officer 37251

  • Jayne Middleman (HR) ~ 57537
  • Staff Support Diversity Network ~ 37251
  • Staff Counselling Service ~ 37233
  • Employee Assistance Programme (EAP) ~ 0800 282193 or www.ppcworldwide.com