How does diversity differ from EEO and affirmative action? Give examples.

Use question and answer (Q&A) format for your response; in other words, include the original question along with your answer in the reply.  Within your post, support your response with information from at least two reputable sources (library and/or web-based) and provide the full citation at the end.  Use APA format for your references.

In this discussion thread respond to the following questions:

  1. How does diversity differ from EEO and affirmative action?  Give examples.
  2. Tell us about your knowledge/experiences with an organization’s voluntary efforts to nurture diversity.
  3. Tell us about your knowledge/experiences with an organization’s EEO and/or affirmative action efforts.  What does the organization say formally about those efforts?
  4. What does the organization say formally about its views on the importance of inclusion of diverse groups and how well do you feel it walks its talk in this regard? Why?