19 December 2012
Management Dynamics has become a regular feature of the semester in Management Sciences department along with many other academic activities. The activity is aimed at providing the atmosphere to the HRM students which is conducive for enhancing leadership and training abilities. The sixth event of the series of Management Dynamics under the supervision of Mr. Ubaid Ali, Lecture, Department of Management Sciences, CIIT Abbottabad was held on 19 December 2012. The theme for Management dynamics 6 was, “Managing Workforce Diversity”.
The first module of the workshop was identifying workforce diversity. The first module started from 9:30 AM. Managing diversity is management of different individuals having different gender, race, Culture religion, Sexual orientation. Role of the manager is to make commitment and keep rewards for managing.
The Second module of the workshop was Impact of diversity on Productivity. This Module started at 10:45 AM. The Diverse workforce is the reflection of changing world and market place and is an opportunity not a threat.
The session took a short Tea break and participants were served with Hi-tea.
The third module of the workshop was Diversity and emotion. This module started at 11:30 AM. The covered areas were dimensions of emotions and dealing with emotions. It also covered the emotional health and its relation with productivity.
The session was closed for one hour Prayer and Lunch break and resumed at 2:00 PM.
The fourth module of the workshop was organization culture. This module started at 02:00 PM. The covered areas were culture, organizational culture, culture diffusion, cultural differences and diversity and culture.
Session took a short Tea Break.
The fifth module of the workshop was conflict management. It started at 2:45 PM. This module was about what a conflict is and what the types of conflict are and how to manage the conflict in a diverse organization.
The workshop was closed at 4:00 PM. A short but graceful closing ceremony was arranged by the organizers. Dr Syed Amjad Farid Hasnu, Professor, Department of Management Sciences, CIIT Abbottabad and Project Director ABS graced the occasion with his presence and distributed souvenirs and certificates among the workshop organizers.
Before the certificate distribution, workshop supervisor Mr. Ubaid Ali presented the report, which was followed by Prof. Dr. SAF Hasnu’s speech. Worthy Chief Guest appreciated the efforts of the students and shared his vision with all the participants. The workshop was formally closed and Hi-Tea was served to the participants.