Diversity Copied To A Xerox Moment
This case analysis is about a company that has a momentous style like no other and has been ranked by Fortune magazine as the “world’s most admired company in the computer industry” (Schermerhorn, J., Hunt, J.R., Osborn, R.N., Uhl-Bein, M., 2012). Xerox’s welcoming attitude towards diversity makes it all possible. Work force diversity is a mixture of individuals within a workforce who are considered to be, in some way, different from the majority.
Xerox’s winning management continues to succeed because they continue to diversify with the new, the now, and the tomorrow before other management teams even know what it is. According to research done at Berkley University, businesses that practice welcoming diversity into the game plan improve productivity and help the company remain competitive (Wentling, R. n.d.). Xerox’s winning portfolio includes $21.6 billion annual revenue, and 140,000 employees in 180 countries (Xerox, 2015). This shows that their choice to consistently implement diversity into their company helps them succeed.
Xerox’s life began over a century ago in 1906, in upstate New York. It was originally named after its creator, Haloid Company, and was renamed in 1958 as the Xerox Corporation. Xerox’s world was once black and white print, and has now advanced to digital copy systems that include black-and-white and color print, publishing systems, and digital presses. Xerox took the business of…