Write an executive report of 4–5 pages that analyzes the role of diversity in an underperforming community program, unit, or department, and outline a plan for providing ongoing training on cultural awareness, inclusion, and sensitivity to current employees.
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This assessment provides an opportunity to determine how you can help advance your professional field by developing a strategy for managing diversity that recognizes the synergy achieved by having a diverse and inclusive workforce.
By successfully completing this assessment, you will demonstrate your proficiency in the following course competencies and assessment criteria:
- Competency 1: Explain the concepts, principles, and characteristics of effective health care leadership.
- Determine the influence of effective leadership on the development of a diverse and culturally competent workforce.
- Competency 3: Analyze standards of professional ethics and the principles of diversity and inclusion as applied by health care leaders in real-world situations.
- Outline a plan to recruit, hire, and retain a diverse workforce.
- Outline a plan for providing employee training on cultural awareness and sensitivity.
- Explain the benefits of a diverse and culturally competent workforce to a health care organization and the community it serves.
- Competency 4: Determine the influence of the practitioner-scholar role on professional practice and leadership development.
- Explain how the academic and research skills one develops as a practitioner-scholar can be of service in one’s role as a health care leader.
- Competency 5: Communicate effectively with diverse audiences, in an appropriate form and style, consistent with applicable organizational, professional, and scholarly standards.
- Write coherently to support a central idea, using correct grammar, mechanics, and APA formatting.