Definitions (2)

1.Accounting: Situation where different batch sizes, distribution channels, product mixes, etc., place different demands on resources due to uneven assignment of costs.
2.HR: Feature of a mixed workforce that provides a wide range of abilities, experience, knowledge, and strengths due to its heterogeneity in age, background, ethnicity, physical abilities, political and religious beliefs, sex, and other attributes.

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  • The college had come under fire recently, not only over the recent embezzling scandals at the top of administration but also for its lack of racial diversity, as membership was 98% Caucasian students.

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  • There was no diversity in the group, it was all white males in the room, so they were not properly represented.

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  • The company had an impressive diversity in the available kinds of their cereal; there was truly a flavor for any kind of taste preference.

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