The Diversity Strategies Of The U.s. Department Of Veterans Affairs

3695 Words Nov 27th, 2015 15 Pages
The target of this research is to explore the diversity strategies of the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs ' (VA) with the objective of supporting its efficacy. Accordingly, this paper organizes this exploration into three correlating sections, the first of which introduces an overview of the Office of Diversity and Inclusion (ODI) within the VA. In addition, this area summarizes the ODI installation of the VA diversity plan. This leads to the second exploration section, which outlines specific focus areas of the VA diversity plan as defined in the Standard University Publication: Best Practices for Managing Organizational Diversity (2007). The third and final segment offers a concluding synopsis along with recommendations for deficiencies. In conjunction with these summaries, this paper also incorporates appendices which serve as informative supplements with relevant exhibits containing the documents utilized for conducting this research. Specifically, Appendix “A” contains the reports cited in this analysis. Following is Appendix “B”, which states the mission, vision, values and goals of the ODI, and also includes an illustration of their organizational chart. Then, Appendix “C” provides the Pew Research Center graphical data on the United States population, while Appendix “D” comprises of the veteran populace graphical information from the National Center for Veterans Analysis and Statistics (NCVAS). Finally, Appendices “E” and “F, respectively, provide an…
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