Effective Diversity Management in the Multicultural Workplace – The Language Challenge

If you manage large groups of immigrants, refugees or foreign workers (nonnative speakers, or NNS), you might not know it but a big part of your job is actually language management. By language management, I don't just mean offering English as a Second Language (ESL) training to the NNS (although this is something that many managers of linguistically diverse workforces…

Attitudes Toward Language Diversity

by Presidio of Monterey: DLIFLC & USAG Although language diversity is not a new phenomenon in the United States, understanding contemporary attitudes toward language diversity can be a more complex undertaking than is commonly assumed. This entry describes selected factors related to people's attitudes toward language diversity and explores implications of these factors for understanding attitudes toward language diversity in…