Business & Administration Knowledge Questions Essay examples

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1. Describe what is meant by diversity and why is should be valued.

Diversity can be differences in race, heritage, customs, belief systems, physical appearance and mental capabilities. Diversity should be respected and valued because nobody is completely the same as anyone else, even within the categories above. People tend to reject what is different. Our differences can lead to growth as a society or it can lead to violence and hatred. We must value our diversity in order to work together for the common good of our society.

2. Describe how to treat other people in a way that is sensitive to their needs.

People who have different beliefs or look different to yourself have every right to be treated in the same way you would want
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In the office, when you have finished with the paper document, you shred them in the shredder. When the shredder machine is full up, you put all the shredded paper into bags and we give them to a local farm so that they can use the shredding for their animals. The green bags are collected trucks and sent for recycling. The toner cartages are sent back to stores to be recycled.

15. Describe the benefits of procedures for the recycling and disposal of hazardous materials.

Recycling and disposal procedures were established so there was consistency in how materials management was carried out. Consistency results in safety and cost savings, less waste. If something works well, stick with it - those things that work become established procedures.

16. Describe organisational procedures for the recycling and disposal of hazardous materials.

It is important for my organisation to recycle because it saves organisation money. They also need to be aware of their responsibilities in relation to environmental legislation. This covers issues such as air, water and noise pollution, the disposal of waste materials and the use of packaging. In the office we recycle paper that has been shredded or that has been wasted by the photocopier or printer into a bag to be collected and re-used. The toner is put back in the packaging to be sent back to the company to be re-filled. Plastic bottles is put in special bins to be collecting and recycled.

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