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BEYOND THE OPEN DOOR

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ACCESS Network
1991
30 minutes

Access Network's Beyond The Open Door is a half-hour documentary with print support. Focusing on employment equity issues as they affect women, aboriginal people, visible minorities and the physically challenged, this program show how individuals and organizations can benefit from a diverse workforce.

The video features several people who have experienced discrimination and employers who have used progressive employment practices.

Beyond The Open Door will help employers, supervisors, and managers promote group discussion, raise awareness, and encourage participation.

EMPLOYMENT EQUITY: NOT JUST A FOOT IN THE DOOR

Ontario Federation of Labour
Ontario Women's Directorate
1990
17:48 minutes

This video is designed to promote understanding, acceptance and support for equity programs throughout the labour movement. Not Just A Foot In The Door presents the stories and experiences of several people who've been denied jobs or promotions and people who've benefited from employment equity initiatives.

Union representatives discuss the need for employment equity, the kinds of programs established by unions, and the systemic barriers faced by Aboriginal people, women, visible minority people and people with disabilities in the workplace.

Not Just A Foot In The Door is suitable for any group interested in learning more about employment equity and comes with a complementary presenter's guide.

HOW TO DEAL WITH CULTURAL DIVERSITY IN THE WORKPLACE

JWA/Video
1997
30 minutes
Videotape, audiotape and book.

This video training program shows how to turn cultural diversity into a competitive asset. Based on Sally J. Walton’s 1994 book Cultural Diversity in the Work Place (included), the program teaches what cultural diversity is, how to improve your communication and performance skills, how to become a mentor, how to deal with conflict, and how to properly evaluate performance.

THE WORKFORCE KALEIDOSCOPE: DIVERSITY STRATEGY AT THE ORGANIZATIONAL LEVEL

Bureau of Business Practice and Society for Human Resource Management
1994
13 minutes

This executive/upper management level program explains the importance of an organization-wide diversity initiative. It gives executives and HR professionals strategies for incorporating diversity issues into reward systems, performance appraisals, and other company-wide policies.

Diversity Strategy at the Organizational Level: A Comprehensive Approach to Managing Diversity comes with a handbook.

THE WORKFORCE KALEIDOSCOPE: TAPPING THE POTENTIAL OF DIVERSITY

Bureau of Business Practice and Society for Human Resource Management
1994
14 minutes

Differences in race, sex, age, religious beliefs, marital status or sexual orientation can undermine good working relationships if they aren't acknowledged and understood. This

video shows how creativity and sensitivity can help managers and supervisors meet the diversity challenge. Employers who establish a tolerant work climate will benefit from improved staff morale and productivity, fewer discrimination complaints and better decision making. This video comes with a leader's guide and workbook.

THE WORKFORCE KALEIDOSCOPE: VALUING DIVERSITY AT THE INTERPERSONAL LEVEL

Bureau of Business Practice and Society for Human Resource Management
1994
17 minutes

This video shows a diverse group of customers and employees in the Pompano Grill interacting with one another. It shows employees why they can't allow their assumptions about a person's actions or motivations affect how they react to that person. The program will help employees learn how to establish a strong connection with colleagues and customers so that they can get their jobs done more effectively. Comes with a leader's guide and workbook.


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