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A team meeting about diversity

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Language level

Intermediate: B1


By talking about diversity, we normally speak about one of the most important thins needed for success. Because of that, my workplace aims always to promote diversity in the group, to listen to different opinions and most importantly to avoid all sorts of isolation.
We can explain that by the fact that isolation could influence negatively the team. By other words, there would be less opinions and less reflections in the group itself which is so negative because diversity always encourages new ideas and new reflections that can benefit the team and that can help attending a good result at the end.
So, we can conclude by confirming the fact that diversity always influence my team and so any other team because it is the main factor of expressing new ideas and it is considered the key of success in all workplaces.

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Currently, in my office, there is not so much diversity except religion, because we had limited people who work in. But I believe that diversity can give us so many benefits, one of the benefits is learning about to care of each other and feel amazing how the people can be so colorful

in my opinion,diversity might be useful if and only if the team manager is professional in coaching the team mate.otherwise it causes challenge with enormous side effects.
age,sex,religion,nation,culture even family background make people so different in believes and attitudes and it need a really experienced leader to struggle all and create equal workplace!

In my work place, our team members including my team leader have different personality each other. For instance, when i work in my company, I always try to finish as soon as possible. Occasionally, It's fit to do my job. however, if my job is not needed to finish early, it turns out disadvantage as my meticuolous. by cooperating, I'm improving my work style. we can check on each point of view. Finaaly, It would contribute to develop team work efficiency.

Diversity is good, but we need to, like the above paragraph, learn to respect one another, and need to have one person know to balance the discussion, the end point of it and stop it timely. Diversity in age, gender, nationality, geography or something like this doesn't make sense without difference from opinions of the members. Because merely it affects directly to the work.
(Do I have any mistake in this comment?? if you see them, please tell me, we try together to learn English, ok ^^! )

I believe many people to understand that diversity is only choose of the sex gender, but diversity is more than that.

There are many diversity in my workplace such as gender,ethnicity, age and different opinions.
With this diversity we can getting to know different cultures.

In order to solve a problem there are so many different ways, But how can you catch them? I think we need different people with different attitudes and background who inform us. Nowdays, the most expensive good is information. You can find it by 2 ways: 1) studing book, 2) consultation with others, specifically others with different attitude.

In my workplace, there are colleagues from different ethnic groups, religions and locations. As you know, there are more than three hundreds ethnic groups in Myanmar. We could learn to different traditional natures and cultures, beliefs, aspects, feelings and many many etc.