Accession Number:

ADA589746

Title:

U.S. Army's Diversity Strategic Plan: The Attitude and Knowledge of Today's U.S. Army Majors

Descriptive Note:

Master's thesis

Corporate Author:

ARMY COMMAND AND GENERAL STAFF COLLEGE FORT LEAVENWORTH KS

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

2013-06-14

Pagination or Media Count:

99.0

Abstract:

When people talk about diversity and diversity training, they have a preconceived notion of the topic. What type of diversity are they referring to Are they talking about workforce diversity, demographic diversity, ethnic diversity, vocational diversity, et cetera Merriam-Webster defines diversity as 1 the condition of having or being composed of different elements and 2 an instance of being composed of different elements or qualities. Other synonyms are variety, assortment, difference, heterogeneity, mixture, et cetera. This thesis explores the current attitude and knowledge of todays Army majors attending the Army Command and General Staff College on the U.S. Army Diversity Roadmap. The study examines the perceptions of diversity using pictures taken from the Army diversity website. The study also provides recommendations for future training and education goals. The goal of the study is to determine if the U.S. Army is educating soldiers in accordance with the Army Diversity Roadmap, provide an in-depth discourse on the topic of diversity, and possibly reframe the definition of diversity in relation to a diverse workforce and in accordance with the Armys definition.

Subject Categories:

  • Sociology and Law
  • Personnel Management and Labor Relations
  • Military Forces and Organizations

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE