Diversity Management is a proactive effort to effectively respond to the changing demographic profile of the workforce and the marketplace it serves; the implementation of programs and services that recognize and support a diverse workforce (program-oriented).
ODMEEO Diversity Management Department focuses its efforts on fostering the development of a strategic framework in support of CDC’s Diversity Policy which is to ensure that diversity is an integral part of our day-to-day management and public health initiatives.
CDC/ATSDR strategic framework prioritizes nine (9) strategic diversity goal areas which are:
- Leadership Commitment
- Diversity Training
- Succession Planning
- Community Outreach
- Employee Involvement
- Special Emphasis Programs
- Organizational Assessments
What is Diversity?
Diversity is an appreciation and respect for the many similarities and differences in the workplace, including the varied perspectives, approaches and competencies of co-workers and populations we serve. Diversity is a resource that is fundamental to organizational excellence.