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Feroze Sarna

Sarna, Feroze. "STRENGTH IN DIFFERENCE: DIVERSITY-MANAGEMENT IN THE INDIAN WORKPLACE." Int. j. of Social Science and Economic Research, vol. 4, no. 6, June 2019, pp. 4217-4223, Accessed June 2019.
Sarna, F. (2019, June). STRENGTH IN DIFFERENCE: DIVERSITY-MANAGEMENT IN THE INDIAN WORKPLACE. Int. j. of Social Science and Economic Research, 4(6), 4217-4223. Retrieved from
Sarna, Feroze. "STRENGTH IN DIFFERENCE: DIVERSITY-MANAGEMENT IN THE INDIAN WORKPLACE." Int. j. of Social Science and Economic Research 4, no. 6 (June 2019), 4217-4223. Accessed June, 2019.


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The paper presents a crucial discussion of Diversity Management in India, to understand the correlation between diversity and productivity or efficiency in the workplace. It hopes to firstly define diversity, and then to underline the uses of diversity management in India, with a usage of international comparisons to prescribe the potential advantages of adopting DM as a widespread Human Resources practice in businesses and corporate environments across the country. By doing so it hopes to provide HR policy prescription as well as establish the strength that companies have in inclusive work environments, hiring practices, and functioning that is cognizant of the nuances of such differences. Conversations regarding women- and LGBTQfriendly workplaces will be incorporated with those regarding mental health, religion, age, class, caste, disability and ethnicity. The paper hopes to inspire further conversations in this domain that translate to actionable business policymaking.