CSIT100 Community College How Diversity Makes Teams More Innovative Paper

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Due Date – 11:59 pm, Jun 22

Watch “How diversity makes teams more innovative” by Rocio Lorenzo:


Scenario: You are the project manager of a diverse team comprised of individuals from different cultural backgrounds, gender, sexual orientation, religious beliefs, age, physical abilities, and two team members who are physically located in Beijing. A diverse workforce has many benefits as diversity is important for innovation and the success of a project because it provides mind power from different cultural perspectives. There are, however, unique challenges with leading a diverse team.

1. Considering the diverse backgrounds of the team members in the above scenario, identify at least two challenges you might face as a project manager. What solutions would you do to overcome these challenges? NOTE – Your answer MUST reference the specific scenario above.

2. According to Rocio Lorenzo, Are diverse organizations more innovative? Explain why or why not.

3. Explain what Rocio Lorenzo means by innovative revenue.

4. What are your personal thoughts or reflections from the video, personal experiences, or from your research/readings from the textbook.

5. Length a minimum of 200 words. Include a title and your name.

Cite your sources in APA style. At a minimum the video should be cited. Check out the CCBC library guide – http://libraryguides.ccbcmd.edu/c.php?g=346562&p=2336691 or go to the following link for help – https://owl.english.purdue.edu/owl/resource/560/01/

Grading guidelines:

  • Address two challenges and two possible solutions – 4 points
  • Answer for are diverse organizations more innovative – 4 points
  • Innovative revenue – 2 points
  • Your personal thoughts/reflections – 2 points
  • Length, name, title – 1 point
  • Citations in APA format – 2 points

This assignment is worth 15 points.
This assignment meets course objective 2, 3, 4, 16 & 17.