The Diversity Discipline deals with the qualities, experiences and work styles that make individuals uniqueundefinedage, race, religion, disabilities, ethnicity, etc.undefinedas well as how organizations can leverage those qualities in support of business objectives. Studies show that teams or organizations with greater diversity tend to have available a richer set of ideas, perspectives, definitions and approaches to a business issue. See, Diversity Finds Its Place and Moving Forward with Diversity.
The field of diversity management encompasses specialized applications of practices that cross all HR Disciplines. These include the following: