Alliant Energy Puts Spark into Diversity Case Study Questions

Question Description

I’m working on a management case study and need support to help me understand better.

Read the article to answer four questions (each question should be answered in 3-6 sentences)

Questions:

1. Why is Alliant so committed to workforce diversity?How will this benefit the company?

2. Alliant Energy does not publicly report the resultsof its supplier-diversity initiatives. Do you think itshould? What measures should be used todetermine if its supplier-diversity initiatives areeffective?

3. Do you believe the company is forcing the issueof diversity? Is it necessary to make diversitytraining mandatory for all employees? Explainyour answer.

4. Independent surveys suggest that companiescannot easily quantify the effects of diversity.How would you suggest that Alliant measurethe costs and benefits of having a diverseworkforce?