St Petersburg College Organizational Diversity The Case of Mayo Clinic Paper


The Task:

You have been charged to examine organizations that promote diversity. You are to research ONE company using the following topics and questions to guide your research:

  1. Company Information: History, mission statement, and product/service.  Who are the company’s customers and employees?  Where are they located?
  2. Status of Diversity within the Organization: What role does diversity play within the company?  Does the company promote employees that are diverse? Do they outsource their work outside the United States, where?  
  3. Philosophy: What are the leader’s philosophy on diversity issues and management?
  4. Strategies: What strategies does the organization implement to manage diversity?
  5. Goals: What diversity-related goals have been implemented by the company? What are the company’s future goals as they relate to diversity?
  6. Current Status: What is the current status of the organization in terms of diversity in particular and overall success in general?

Sample companies:

  • Google
  • Target
  • CVS
  • Uber/Lyft
  • Caterpillar
  • Pepsi Co.
  • Dell
  • Merck
  • Disney
  • Nordstrom
  • Mayo Clinic
  • Starbucks
  • Cisco
  • Aflac
  • Nike
  • Go Daddy
  • Stryker
  • Mattel
  • Zappos
  • DreamWorks
  • Apple
  • Adobe
  • LinkedIn