Year of Award
Master of Business Administration (MBA)
College of Business & Professional Studies
diversity, African-American, Blacks, Hispanics, management, employees, minorities, discrimination, Asians
In the wake of recent Supreme Court decisions and the Reagan-Bush era, affirmative action programs have been up on the chopping block. Choosing to believe that we live in a color blind society and that everyone is equal, the administration wanted to do away with affirmative action programs.
During the course of this paper we will look at three areas:
1. Anti-discrimination Laws. A review of laws passed to open up opportunities for minorities and women.
2. Why prepare an affirmative action plan. Look at some of the benefits of preparing a plan.
3. Establishing an Affirmative Action Program. A review of terminology, the required contents and finally a sample affirmative action plan that can be utilized by any organization.
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Thompson, Kimberly M., "Affirmative Action" (1990). All Theses, Dissertations, and Capstone Projects. 438.
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