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Socio-Geographic Factors

MMPBL-560 Managing in a Cross Cultural Environment

Socio Geographic Factors for Southwest Airlines

Businesses are determine to be successful in the future because they know they will be challenged to embrace the changes in a diverse group, which will allow them to be competitive in the global sector. Organizations that will develop a cultural sensitivity will be crucial in order to succeed and within recruiting and retaining the qualified workforce. Defining cultural sensitivity is described as acceptance. Organizations will need to accept the values and beliefs of an individual. In addition, understanding that each employee is different and working together to learn and appreciate the similarities within them. Cultural sensitivity at times can be a challenge for larger organizations to develop. There are different aspects that can affect a business strategic plan to successfully identify and exploit diversity in the direction of sustaining development which consist of employees in the working class, regional variations that are currently present, and how the family impacts today’s workforce and the society. The following aspects have a crucial effect within recruiting and retaining a diverse labor force which determines the outcome of being successful or unsuccessful. Southwest Airlines is a national organization and has demonstrated how the following factors have impacted the organization.

Identify and Define Class

Class is considered to be a known factor in creating an organization’s strategic diversity plan. Having an open class within an organization, allows upward mobility for all employees based on personal merit. Such a system would utilize individual achievement as a measurement in determining the rank within the organization or the individual. Merit that is considered guaranteed based upon upward mobility…...

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