Describe managing equality and diversity
Managing equality and diversity
Answer ONE essay question from the following:
1. Some media outlets contend that equality and diversity legislation and practice represents ‘political correctness gone mad.’ In relation to employment, discuss to what extent you agree or disagree with this statement.
2. The labour market is characterised by segregation in sectors and a failure of some people to reach the higher level of organisations. Using theory and research discuss why this is the case and explain why this leads to disadvantage for either
i. women or
ii. ethnic minorities.
3. Using research and statistical evidence, evaluate the success or otherwise of equality legislation in the UK in relation to employment.
4. The Equality Act (2010) lists ‘protected characteristics.’ Which of these is most important to employment in 21 st Century Britain? Justify your answer.
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