Workforce Diversity: Samsung Electronics

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Workforce Diversity Samsung Electronics Table of Contents Chapter One 3 Introduction Chapter Two Literature Review 4 Sustainability Report 5 Forbes Insights 6 Reference 3 Chapter Three 7 Methodology Qual: Interview Qual: Survey Quant: FM Chapter Four 8 Discussion Chapter Five 10 Conclusion 11 Sources Introduction Samsung Electronics Co Ltd was founded in 1938 Seoul, Korea. The company has been around for decades, providing the world with “electronic products & device solutions”[9]. Not only do they build devices, over 80 different businesses exist under the Samsung name. Their workforce consists of more than 370,000 employees to this day. This is more than all of its top competitors combined.…show more content…
This shows the firm’s trust, goodwill, & investment into its workforce. One of the underlying reasons for Samsung’s success is their powerful implementation of diversity management. Discussion In my personal experience, I can honestly say that I have yet to work with a diversified team. My last job at Pioneer Marketing had virtually no diversity whatsoever. Literally every worker in the company, from sales representatives to the president, were young adults within the age range of 18 to 26, all of whom were in college or recent graduates. The predominant ethnicity was Caucasian and almost everyone was in a fraternity or sorority. It was extremely difficult to stand out as an individual because a worker was not accepted until he or she accepted the ways of the company. I was unable to attain multiple perspectives on an issue because each and every leader provided me with identical answers. Pioneer preached that there is only one answer to every problem. My last internship at La Femme Fashion was strikingly similar. Most of the workers were young adult females with all the same taste in fashion. When the owner approached us with a gown and asked for our opinions, I was the only one whose opinion differed. This led me to stand out in a negative way and I was getting more attention than I was comfortable with. I felt like an outsider rather than an individual. I believe that recruiting
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