Respecting and accommodating cultural diversity in the workplace core data updating records


respecting and accommodating cultural diversity in the workplace-18

The University has a particular commitment to the education of Australian Indigenous peoples, to increasing the number of Australian Indigenous people employed by the University A commitment is also made to internationalisation as a process which integrates an international dimension and an intercultural dimension into the University’s teaching and learning, research and research training, and community engagement.

There is a range of relevant federal and state legislation with which ACU National must comply and which relates directly or tangentially to recognition and accommodation of cultural diversity (see Appendix 1).

To be accepting, you need to consciously practice understanding and empathy – the ability to put yourself in another person's shoes and see things from her perspective. For others, it can be a challenge in situations that are uncomfortable or unfamiliar.

Acceptance is essential in the increasingly diverse and globalized workplaces of the 21st century.

Team members will often differ in age, ethnicity, sexual orientation, physical ability, worldview, experience, religion, education, background, and in many other aspects besides.